KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, legally Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM is headquartered in Amstelveen, with its hub at nearby Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It is part of the Air France–KLM group, and is a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. KLM was founded in 1919; it is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name and had 32,505 employees as of 2013. KLM operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to approximately 130 destinations.

KLM’s response to Air France KLM CEO Janaillac’s provisional succession: aiming at further cooperation

Response KLM: Today, prior to the shareholder meeting in Paris, the Air France-KLM Board announced the name of Air France-KLM’s new temporary leader. The interim appointment...

KLM flies sustainably to new destination Växjö in Sweden

Starting today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is flying to Växjö, Sweden every day and does so as sustainable as possible. This means KLM not...

KLM traffic figures: Excellent growth in passenger numbers (+5.2%) and increasing cargo load factor

KLM welcomed 5.2% more passengers on board in April compared to the same month last year. With a 4.0% increase in passenger kilometres and...

Inaugural KLM flight to Fortaleza in Brazil

KLM now serves three Brazilian destinations with Airbus A330-200 equipment As of today, KLM will be flying directly to the Brazilian destination of Fortaleza. At...

KLM Cityhopper adds one more, and temporarily last, Embraer E-jet to its fleet

On Saturday, KLM Cityhopper (KLC) took delivery of its 49th Embraer, which will be the last of its type to arrive for the time being....

New World Business Class seats for eight KLM Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has contracted the JAMCO Group of Japan to supply new World Business Class seats for eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft,...

Air France-KLM +5.4% pax, revenue passenger-kilometer +6.1%, load factor +2.7 pt. in March 2018

Group passenger activity: number of passengers +5.4%, traffic measured in revenue passenger-kilometer +6.1% and load factor +2.7pt. Unit revenue ex-currency (measured in available seat-kilometer) up compared...

KLM globally rewarded by travellers with TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

3 times top 10 ranking in category ‘big European Airlines’   KLM belongs to the top 10 best major European Airlines according to the 2018 Tripadvisor...

‘Orchid’ Twelfth Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for KLM

Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines welcomed its twelfth Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, with the registration PH-BHO, at Schiphol Airport. This morning the aircraft arrived from Seattle (USA)....

Air France joins the KLM – Kenya Airways joint venture

As from March 25th Air France will be part of the joint venture that has been in existence since 1995 between KLM Royal Dutch...

Three new Embraers for KLM Cityhopper

KLM Cityhopper (KLC) will add three new Embraers to its fleet during the coming weeks. The first – an E175+, registration PH-EXW – touched...

KLM introduces new Airbus A330-200 cabin interior

KLM this week introduced its first Airbus A330-200 with a fully renewed cabin interior. In addition to a whole new design, all seats in...

KLM’s 2018 Summer schedule (25 March 2018 to 27 October 2018): +2.8%

KLM’s capacity for the forthcoming summer season will increase by +2.8% (+3.2% across the long-haul network and +1.2% across the medium-haul network) compared to...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to discontinue duty free cigarettes sales on board

From 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will no longer sell cigarettes on board its flights. The tax-free range will be extended with other...

KLM traffic figures: strong growth in February (+12%)

KLM welcomed close to 12% more passengers on board in February compared to the same month last year. Passenger load factor rose sharply by...

KLM cancels flights on 1 and 2 March due to weather conditions

KLM cancels flights due to weather conditions Owing to a strong easterly wind, runway capacity at Schiphol is currently restricted. In addition, wintery conditions in...

KLM is experiencing disruption due to a power failure

KLM is currently experiencing a power failure. This failure causes a disruption of its operational systems that are based on the ground. Their service...

Dublin Airport operations suspended due to heavy snowfall – “Beast of the East”

"Due to a severe, heavy downfall of snow overnight runway operations at Dublin Airport have currently been suspended," the airport tweeted this morning. "For...

KLM Cityhopper expands fleet with two new Embraers

On Saturday, 24 February, KLM Cityhopper welcomed the latest Embraer E175+, bearing registration PH-EXU, and the latest Embraer 190, bearing registration PH-EXV, at Schiphol. This...

KLM signs a codeshare agreement with Widerøe

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and the Norwegian airline Widerøe announced today that they have signed a codeshare agreement, which expands the global route offering...