KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced a restructuring that would see it expand in the competitive low-cost market.
"The big news is we have definitely decided to go on with low-cost for the time being," said spokesman Bart Koster after the Dutch carrier said it would revamp internally to focus on three key product areas: global network operations, leisure services and low-cost activities.
KLM's two low-cost brands - Britain-based buzz and Dutch based Basiq Air will be placed in the hands of Floris van Pallandt, who currently heads KLM UK unit.
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