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Tuesday 21 November 2017

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.

Russia has threatened to close its airspace for Dutch aircraft

Russia has threatened to close its airspace for Dutch aircraft, newspaper De Telegraaf today reports. Russia doesn't agree with the withdrawal of landing slots...

KLM Royal Dutch last Fokker flights, a selection of pictures and movies from Twitter

While Brussels Airlines is celebrating the last flights of the AVRO RJ "jumbolino" aircraft, KLM is saying farewell to their Fokker 50. A selection...

KLM launches codeshare agreement with Turkish AtlasGlobal

Effective 29 October, KLM will be entering into a codeshare agreement with AtlasGlobal. Based on cooperation, KLM and the Turkish airline will jointly offer...

KLM passenger traffic increases further in September (+6.4%)

KLM’s passenger traffic figures for September kept pace with the trend in previous months, increasing by no less than 6.4% compared to September last...

KLM’s 98th Delftware miniature depicts Anthony Fokker’s family home

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates its 98th anniversary today. To mark the occasion, they have added a new Delftware miniature house to their growing collection....

KLM Boeing 777 diverts to Glasgow #KLM652

This morning a KLM Boeing 777 from Washington to Amsterdam made a rapid descent and landed safely in Glasgow. The reason was probably a...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is hiring flight attendants

The Royal Dutch airline is looking for full-time flight attendants, speaking and writing in Dutch and English is mandatory, minimum 21 years of age,...

Unfavourable wind conditions forces KLM to cancel 150 flights

Due to unfavourable wind conditions at Amsterdam Schiphol, the Dutch airline was forced to cancel 150 flights on Thursday 5 October. The airline apologises...

KLM Cargo transport Dutch masterpieces from St Petersburg to Amsterdam

After hundreds of years, they will temporarily be returning home – KLM Cargo will be transporting works by Dutch masters from St Petersburg to...

Unique KLM aircraft from Madurodam auctioned for the Red Cross

Sunday 1 October will see a unique aircraft go on the market in Amsterdam. The KLM MD-11, call letters PH-KLM, built on a scale...

KLM continues flights to St Martin, but with a stopover in Curaçao

Frequencies to Curaçao substantially higher KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is adjusting its flight schedules to the Caribbean region from the start of the winter schedule...

KLM customers can now book a ticket via Messenger with BlueBot (BB)

As of today, KLM customers can book a ticket on Messenger with the help of artificial intelligence. KLM’s new service bot is called BlueBot...

Fortaleza to become KLM’s third destination in Brazil

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will operate a direct service to Fortaleza, Brazil, from May 2018. The addition of this destination in the northeast of...

KLM Boeing 777-200 dropped a panel after take-off from Osaka, which damaged a car

Statement KL868 Osaka - Amsterdam by KLM Shortly after departing from Osaka on Saturday, flight KL868 (Boeing 777-200) Osaka to Amsterdam lost a piece of...

Additional KLM evacuation flight from St Maarten

Today, a KLM Boeing 747-400 Combi registered PH-BFT departed from Amsterdam Schiphol to Saint Maarten to evacuate the people in need, the tourists of...

Schiphol Airport and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines brace for storm Aileen; flight delays and cancellations

Due to storm Aileen Schiphol Airport is forced to close down some runways, including Polderbaan. Air traffic control is expecting a high reduction of...

KLM Fokker 70’s final commercial flights

Summary KLM wants to reflect in an appropriate style on the end of the 97-year partnership between KLM and Fokker. The phasing out of the...

KLM operates an extra Boeing 747 passenger flight to Curaçao

KLM has found a solution for its passengers stranded on Sint Maarten. Today at 18:00, an extra KLM Boeing 747 bearing flight number KL737 will depart from Amsterdam...

KLM traffic in August 2017: 8 million passengers in two months

As was the case in July, KLM Passenger also had a busy month in August 2017, with passenger traffic up 6.4% compared to August...

Princess Juliana reopens after Irma; Coastguard Dash 8 lands at Sint Maarten

The first aircraft - a coastguard Dash 8- has landed at Princess Juliana Sint Maarten airport after the devastating hurricane Irma, naval commander Peter...