KLM restructuring leaves little need for standalone low cost long haul business

At the recent CAPA Airline Leader Summit in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Pieter Elbers, president and chief executive officer, KLM provided an update on KLM’s new long haul routes and the associated fleet choices, while noting KLM has no plans for a long haul low cost operation. He discussed the transition from Fokkers to Embraers on short haul and identified digital transformation as a priority for the airline.