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Interview with Robert Swankhuizen

On September 12, 2023, Luchtvaartnieuws published an interview with Robert Swankhuizen, chairman of the Dutch Association of Aviation Technicians (NVLT), and a member of the National Cabin Air Quality Advisory Group (NAC).

In the interview with Paul Eldering of, Mr. Swankhuizen discusses several current issues in aviation, including the announced downsizing of Schiphol, the ongoing shortage of ground technicians, negotiations for collective labor agreements (CAOs) with KLM, and various operational challenges. He also expresses his ‘concerns about toxic cocktails’ to which ground personnel are regularly exposed.

Read the full interview via the link below:

NVLT: The Hague and Airlines far too lenient