OAD charters 100 flights to take Dutch fans to Euro 2008

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The Dutch Football Association's official transport company says the flights will head mainly to the Swiss cities of Bern and Basle.

3 June 2008

THE NETHERLANDS - The Dutch Football Association's official transport company says it has chartered 100 flights to fly Dutch fans to the European football championship in Switzerland and Austria.

The OAD will transport 15,000 football fans a day for the first three matches. Most flights will leave on the morning of the game and return to Schiphol and Rotterdam Airport after the match.

The flights’ main destinations are the Swiss cities of Bern and Basle, where Orange - the colour of the national team - parties will be held for Dutch supporters ahead of the matches.

[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]

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