more than 2.400 employees of KLM have opted for the voluntary retirement scheme that the airline has set-up, late, and a spokesperson for KLM's Monday night know.
"Later this month, and will be published, which request has been granted. Then and only then, can we have the exact numbers to call," said the spokesman. She was not able to say whether or not the number of participants is enough to make compulsory redundancies to be avoided.
as of The initial cut-off date for registration was on Sunday, the 5th of July, but it was decided that the closing date for registration will be extended until Sunday the 12th of July. This extension was at the request of the staff.
The company wants to downsize now that the negative effects of the coronacrisis experience, and that was why the workforce is shrinking. To make compulsory redundancies as far as possible, to avoid KLM in the retirement scheme has been created.
KLM-ceo Pieter Elbers had earlier, namely, that there is "a sufficient interest" should have been there to say goodbye to the company in exchange for a fee.
KLM and arrive in October, with a plan to get the size to fit on a smaller network. In that respect, the KLM group, and is, therefore, also Easyjet, that there is to be a part of. Also, the staff of Easyjet was able to report prior to departure with payment of a fee.
On Monday, the European Commission (EC), within the proposed state aid to the value of € 3.4 billion for the US.