Martinair to end MD-11F operations in July

Martinair will end commercial MD-11(F) operations on the 8th of July. The KLM cargo subsidiary operates two of the type and will retire PH-MCU (msn 48757) on July 1 amd PH-MCP (msn 48616) on July 8.

Image from Wikimedia, taken by AlfvanBeem

The retirement of the Martinair MD-11 fleet comes as part of the Air France-KLM group’s cost cutting program and will result in the loss of around 330 staff positions.

Following the phase-out, Martinair will only operate four B747-400(F)s.

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