COVID-19: Chinese airline partners support KLM

“Enable of this nature from our Chinese partners China Jap Airways, China Southern Airways and

“Enable of this nature from our Chinese partners China Jap Airways, China Southern Airways and Xiamen Airways is both equally amazingly generous and substantially appreciated.”

KLM performs with 3 Chinese airline partners: China Jap Airways, China Southern Airways and Xiamen Airways. These partners have now stepped in to generously support KLM and the Netherlands by donating quite a few tens of thousands of experience masks and gloves to KLM in our battle towards the coronavirus outbreak. In gentle of scarce assets at Dutch hospitals, KLM will in turn be encouraging the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam and other Dutch health care institutes.

The very first cargo arrived at Schiphol carried by a person of Xiamen Airlines’ aircraft. On behalf of the staff members of the 3 Chinese airlines, KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers recognized this very first cargo of in full about 90,000 experience masks and 50,000 pairs of gloves. KLM’s CEO was accompanied by Ernst Kuipers, Chairman of the Boards of Erasmus MC and the Dutch Community for Acute Professional medical Care (Landelijk Netwerk Acute Zorg – LNAZ), and Brinio Veldhuijzen van Zanten of KLM Overall health Providers.

In excess of the past twenty a long time, KLM has set up a wide-primarily based route community, coupled with in particular near relations in China. In advance of the outbreak of the corona crisis, KLM and its partners operated fifty nine flights a 7 days from Schiphol to mainland China. Shipments of this nature provide to underscore the tremendous significance of connections by air in basic, and all those with China in particular. Professional medical provides like this can only be transported swiftly and successfully to the other side of the entire world by aircraft. This is in particular important in instances of shortage and interdependence.

“Help of this nature from our Chinese partners China Jap Airways, China Southern Airways and Xiamen Airways is both equally amazingly generous and substantially appreciated. Enable like this from our Chinese buddies serves to emphasize just how near the ties are among China, the Netherlands and KLM. These are amazingly complicated instances for our state and our company, so we are incredibly delighted with this support for KLM and for the Netherlands. Less than two months in the past, we at KLM manufactured a donation to China and now we have acquired superb and generous support ourselves. This surely feels good.” KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers

On behalf of all Dutch health care institutes, LNAZ is coordinating the shares of individual protecting gear for health care staff through the coronavirus pandemic.

“Thanks to KLM, this donation will support all Dutch health care institutes at a significant section of caring for people throughout the Netherlands. We are also amazingly grateful to KLM’s Chinese partners for this.” Ernst Kuipers, CEO Erasmus MC

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