AMSTERDAM (AP) — The CEO of Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has stop after a summer season that descended into chaos and flight cancellations amid workers shortages within the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I’ve completed my perfect, however we’re not there but. I do hope it will get higher quickly,” CEO Dick Benschop stated in an announcement launched by the airport Thursday, after he advised the board of his determination on Wednesday night time.
He stated he was stepping down “to present Schiphol the house to make a brand new begin. I are not looking for consideration on me to grow to be an impediment for Schiphol.”
The busy aviation hub on the outskirts of Amsterdam has been hit by big queues and piles of unclaimed baggage over the summer season trip months as air journey roared again after the pandemic.
The surge in demand for air journey got here after airways and airports had slashed jobs in the course of the aviation droop in the course of the pandemic.
Jaap de Winter, chairman of the Schiphol board, stated he and board members “respect and perceive Dick’s determination” and might be in search of a successor.
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