Martinair drops pax to focus on cargo

Holland-based Air France-KLM group subsidiary, Martinair, said it will be stopping commercial flights on its four B767 aircraft by next year, to focus on transporting cargo. “Martinair Holland NV plans to concentrate fully on its air freight activities as per the end of 2011, and to discontinue its passenger service,” the company said in a […]


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Holland-based Air France-KLM group subsidiary, Martinair, said it will be stopping commercial flights on its four B767 aircraft by next year, to focus on transporting cargo. “Martinair Holland NV plans to concentrate fully on its air freight activities as per the end of 2011, and to discontinue its passenger service,” the company said in a statement. The company cited the lack of scale which made it difficult to remain pofitable, as the key reason behind the move.