KLM Embraces Sustainability with New Airbus A350 Aircraft Order
KLM announced on September 25, 2023, its strategic decision to rejuvenate its older generation long-haul fleet by integrating Airbus A350 family aircraft in the upcoming years. Recognized for its unparalleled fuel efficiency and quiet operation, the Airbus A350 stands out as the leading aircraft of its generation.Advertising
Integrating these new wide-body aircraft is anticipated to bring significant environmental benefits. The Airbus A350 is designed to substantially reduce CO2 emissions and noise impact, aligning with global efforts to combat climate change and minimize ecological disturbances.
Marjan Rintel, CEO of KLM, expressed her enthusiasm regarding this pivotal decision, stating, "Today marks an extraordinary day for KLM. We have taken a big step towards our future with the proposed decision of purchasing a new aircraft. With the A350s, we can make our fleet significantly cleaner, quieter, and more fuel-efficient. This is crucial as we collectively face the immense challenge of becoming more sustainable. Additionally, these aircraft will enable us to offer enhanced service and comfort to our passengers on intercontinental routes."
It's worth noting that the procurement of these aircraft is contingent upon the recommendations of the KLM Works Council. This decision underscores KLM's commitment to sustainability and its dedication to providing passengers with a superior flying experience.
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