NLM/KLM Cityhopper
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In 1966, KLM established a subsidiary for local flights, the NLM. In March 1988, KLM purchased NetherLines. By merging NLM Cityhopper and KLM NetherLines in March 1991 a new organization for European regional air transport was established and a new name was implemented. NLM Cityhopper ceased to exist, and the name of the new company was "KLM Cityhopper" (KLC). The fleet consisted of Fokker F27 MK200 and MK500, F50, F28, F70 and F100, plus Saab 240's. In 2002, KLM UK also adopted the name of KLM Cityhopper.KLM UK only operated Fokker 100 and Fokker 50 aircraft. In 2010 KLM Cityhopper had the largest fleet of Fokker aircraft in the world. All Fokkers and Saabs have been replaced by Embraer 175 and 190s. The PH-KFK was one of three Fokker F.27 MK500's, which have been in the NLM CityHopper-fleet from 1981 till 1992.
Type : Fokker F.27 Mk 500 Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Mike Stone Operator : NLM/KLM Cityhopper Download : Complete Aircraft
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The longest Dutch registered Fokker Friendship was the PH-SAD a F.27-200 with c/n 10272. Delivered to Schreiner Airways and mainly used for charterflights to the Mediterranean from April 1965 till January 1968.After Schreiner Airways ceased its operations the aircraft was purchased by KLM for its subsidiary NLM, later named KLM Cityhopper. In service till November 1990. It was traded at Fokker for a Fokker F50. After it had been in service in The Netherlands for 28 years, sold to Sudamericana in Argentina. Scraped in 1996.
Type : Fokker F.27 Mk 200 Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Mike Stone Operator : NLM/KLM Cityhopper Download : Complete Aircraft