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‘Significant’ number of redundancies at KLM Engineering in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 11:36 30 July 2020 | UPDATED: 18:34 30 July 2020

KLM Engineering, based in Norwich. Pic: Archant library

KLM Engineering, based in Norwich. Pic: Archant library

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Workers at KLM Engineering, based in Norwich, have been told of proposed job losses.

KLM Engineering, based in Norwich. Pic: Archant libraryKLM Engineering, based in Norwich. Pic: Archant library

The aircraft maintenance and repair firm, based at Norwich Airport, was in a consultation process with staff. However, following the initial announcement earlier this month, staff were informed more redundancies were needed than first thought.

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A worker, who did not want to be named, said they had been told a board meeting in Holland would finalise the redundancy figures.

A spokesman for KLM Engineering said he could not comment about the cuts.

Last year KLM Engineering, which employs 390 people in Norwich, announced a new £7 million development including new workshop facilities. This included a 54,000 sqft hangar and 15,500 sqft workshop.

KLM UK Engineering has been headquartered in Norwich for more than 40 years.

Are you affected by the job losses? Please contact caroline.culot@archant.co.uk or tweet us @edpbusiness


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