The wish of residents near Eindhoven Airport to start flying an hour later on Sunday will not become reality for the time being. The request has been shelved, as became apparent during a meeting of the Eindhoven Airport Consultation.

The neighbours have often argued that the first flight on Sunday should not depart until 8 am instead of 7 am, so that they can enjoy their Sunday rest an hour longer. However, Chairman Staf Depla announced on Thursday that the arguments of supporters and opponents are so far apart that he cannot formulate advice on them for the time being. He postponed it.

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