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 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...

KLM traffic figures: 2018 off to a good start (+8.7% in January)

KLM welcomed 8.7% more passengers in January than it did in the same month last year. Revenue passenger kilometres were up 6.3%, with available seat...

KLM and Brussels Airport take measures for expected snow on Friday 9 February

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Brussels Airport are preparing for the expected snow this Friday 9 February. Brussels Airport will have the "Winter Operations"-teams ready...

KLM Cityhopper welcomes 43rd Embraer, an E175+

On Wednesday evening, KLM Cityhopper welcomed its latest Embraer E175+ bearing registration PH-EXT to Schiphol. The arrival of the 13th E175+ brings the total number of Embraer aircraft in...

KLM welcomes eleventh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ‘Morning Star’

Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines welcomed its eleventh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Schiphol Airport. The aircraft landed today, 26 January, from Seattle in the...

KLM and Kenya Airways have signed an extended sales agreement

KLM and Kenya Airways have signed an extended sales agreement for most European and Eastern African countries, which are the focus of the cooperation. “We...

Jean-Marc Janaillac: “Air France-KLM group is preparing a giant aircraft order”

The Air France-KLM group is preparing a giant aircraft order by the end of the year. The new aircraft will enter the fleet of...

The second storm of 2018 is approaching Europe: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and KLM are taking measures

The second storm of 2018 is approaching Europe. The British Met Office already issued a yellow warning for this evening: "A deepening area of...

This month Twente Airport will welcome two Air France A340s and one KLM Boeing 747 for disassembly

In January Aircraft disassembly and dismantling company AELS will welcome 3 aircraft at Twente Airport: one Boeing 747 and two Airbus A340s. Air France will...

Norwegian couple misbehaves on KLM flight to Panama; purser attacked

A Norwegian couple on KLM flight KL757 between Amsterdam and Panama behaved that badly that they were detained and immediately sent back to the...

Record passenger numbers for KLM in 2017

KLM welcomed a record 32.7 million passengers aboard its flights in 2017. The greatest rise was in Europe. The high passenger growth led to...

KLM introduces films with audio description for blind and visually impaired passengers

As of today, KLM will offer films with audio description via its in-flight entertainment system aboard intercontinental* flights. This will ensure that blind and...

KLM breaks language barriers to bring people together for Christmas

KLM’s Connecting Seats translate every language in real time, so people with different cultures, worldviews and languages can understand each other. In this season of...