The request from Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen to Pieter van Geel to re-examine the intended noise reduction and fleet renewal at Eindhoven Airport until 2030, has annoyed the ‘Beraad Vlieghinder Moet Minder’ (BVM2, Board of Flight Nuisance Must Reduce) in which residents of the airport are united.

In the advice on the airport issued by Van Geel last year, it was stated that the airport must reduce the amount of aircraft noise by thirty percent by 2030. This requires, among other things, a modernization of sixty percent of the aircraft fleet. Due to the corona virus and the greatly reduced passenger numbers as a result, the pace of fleet renewal is under pressure, according to Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen.

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