Boeing777/747 From Belgium, joined Dec 2001, 643 posts, RR: 0 Posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 5150 times:
A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 767 made a successful emergency landing at the airport of Budapest. There were some problems with one of the engines. The aircraft landed safely, no injuries but the passengers have to stay in Budapest for 1 day before continuing there flight to Amsterdam as there is no back up aircraft available.
Jwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4761 times:
OK, that makes it a charter. Cheaper to put those people in a hotel than fly out an aircraft for them...
Spares for the damaged aircraft can indeed be flown in on a regular KLM or Malev flight if not available on site.