KLM halts long-haul flights due to new Covid-19 rule

Amsterdam - All of its 270 weekly long-haul flights to the Netherlands from Friday.



By Reuters

Published: Wed 20 Jan 2021, 8:25 PM

Last updated: Wed 20 Jan 2021, 8:28 PM

KLM, the Dutch subsidiary of Air France KLM, will halt all its 270 weekly long-haul flights to the Netherlands from Friday after new Covid-19 rules were imposed by the Dutch government, a spokeswoman for the airline said.

Among a series of new regulations announced on Wednesday was a requirement for passengers and crew to show evidence of a second negative rapid coronavirus test taken just before departure.


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