Amsterdam Airport extends compensation for injured passengers
Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, one in all Europe’s largest airports, introduced on Monday that it’s extending compensation for vacationers who miss their flights attributable to lengthy queues linked to a employees scarcity.
As a consequence of this lack of employees linked to the layoff of hundreds of individuals in the course of the Covid pandemic, passengers have needed to face big queues for the reason that spring, amid the resumption of site visitors.
“The compensation scheme now applies to the interval from August 12 to October 31,” the airport stated in an announcement, whereas this system would initially run till August 11.
Schiphol made this resolution ‘as a result of queues had been nonetheless very lengthy on some days throughout this era attributable to a scarcity of safety personnel’.
Passengers have till November 30 to submit their claims.
‘Schiphol feels accountable’ for travellers, stated the airport, which had welcomed 72 million passengers in 2019, earlier than the beginning of the Covid pandemic.
He defined that he’s investing round 100 million euros in measures aimed toward fixing the issue of employees shortages, particularly safety.
In September, it was introduced that the discount within the most variety of vacationers who can take off from Schiphol, which had been in power for a number of months, can be maintained till the tip of March.
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