FedEx’s Jan. 19 announcement of plans to reduce its European workforce by between 5,500 and 6,300 by May 2023 has the potential to shake up the airport and contract flying landscapes. The changes would involve the implementation of a “dual hub” concept, which in plain English spells the beginning of the end for the current duplicate structure that exists in Paris and Liege. In the long term, this could well mean the end of services from Liege, with new services emerging in locations like Cologne or elsewhere. As the transition takes place, contract flying requirements will change in terms of operators, aircraft types and routes flown.
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