Amsterdam-Schiphol Chief Resigns after Summer of Chaos

DALLAS – After a turbulent summer of strikes and flight cancellations, Dick Benschop, president, director, and chief executive of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), has announced his resignation.

The airport was in the eye of the storm amid the European air travel “Summer of Chaos,” during which travelers were not able to board flights bound for AMS; airlines were instructed to cancel planned services from the Dutch hub, and ground staff went on strike.

Additionally, unexpected restrictions on slot allocations and daily passenger number caps were implemented, according to Thelma Etim, as reported by

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Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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