Cargo at Schiphol is again fighting for its place in the airport’s business.

Less than three years ago the airport reorganised its structure, merging cargo into its aviation and marketing department. Today it confirmed today it is integrating  cargo activities into Airport Operations – along with all airline business.

Several business areas and departments are being merged this month, resulting in nearly 25% of the management roles lost, including that of cargo boss and aviation and marketing chief Maaike van der Windt.

Schiphol said the changes were a result of the coronavirus crisis and “will allow us to face the future as an efficient and robust organisation”.

It added: “We have now entered the second phase of our reorganisation and are in consultation with staff about the new shape of our organisation.”

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