NetherLines

NetherLines
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IATA ICAO Callsign
WU NET NETHERLINES
Founded1984
Ceased operations1991 (merged with NLM Cityhopper to form KLM Cityhopper)
HubsAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
Destinations13
Parent companyRoyal Nedlloyd Group (until 1988), KLM (1988–1991, mergerd with KLM Cityhopper)
HeadquartersAmsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands

NetherLines B.V. was a commuter airline that was a subsidiary of the Royal Nedlloyd Group.[1] It merged with NLM CityHopper in 1991 to form KLM Cityhopper.

Company history

Netherlines Jetstream 31

Netherlines was founded in April 1984 under the full name of Netherlines Airlines For European Commuter Services BV and began services using Jetstream 31 aircraft on a route between Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Other cities served throughout the years were Eindhoven, Enschede, Rotterdam, Groningen, Cologne, Münster, Lille, Birmingham, East Midlands, Luton and Southampton.

Netherlines also used the Saab 340 to open a route to Vienna.

KLM acquired Netherlines in April 1988; the combined Netherlines-NLM Cityhopper operation was NLM CityHopper/Netherlines, and it had its head office in Building 70 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.[2]

The operations of Netherlines were merged with NLM Cityhopper, and the combined company became KLM CityHopper on 1 April 1991.[3]

Fleet details

External links

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References

  1. ^ Flight International. 24 October 1987. 49.
  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 14–20 March 1990. 114. "Head Office: Building 70, PO Box 7700, 1117 ZL Schiphol Airport (East), The Netherlands"
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 27 March-2 April 1991. 98.
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