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.

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...

KLM Cityhopper welcomes the 42nd Embraer E-Jet

On Tuesday evening, KLM Cityhopper (KLC) welcomed its latest Embraer 175+, registration PH-EXS, at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This, the twelfth E175+ brings the total number...

KLM’s next step using artificial intelligence on social media

Passenger’s questions answered with artificial intelligence from DigitalGenius KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is taking the next step in using artificial intelligence (AI) within its social...

KLM introduces new business class interior on Airbus A330-300

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ first Airbus 330-300 to be fitted with the new World Business Class cabin interior made its first flight over the...

[Trip report] From Nantes to Brussels via Amsterdam on Hop! for Air France and KLM

For the Brussels-Nantes outbound trip with Brussels Airlines, follow this link. After a shortened day in Nantes, it was time to fly back home from...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is expecting snow on Sunday: 94 KLM flights cancelled

Schiphol Amsterdam airport is expecting snow on Sunday (10 December) and advises passengers to take into account that there might be traffic jams on...

In November KLM welcomed 10.2% more passengers on board

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines reported a sharp increase in traffic in November. KLM welcomed 10.2% more passengers on board than it did in November...

KLM starts flights to Växjö (VXO) in Sweden

In summer 2018 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will continue to expand its medium-haul network, with scheduled services to Växjö in south Sweden. KLM will...

KLM cabin crew announce a 24-hour strike on 8 January

The Dutch cabin crew trade union (FNV Cabine) has called a 24-hour KLM cabin crew strike on 8 January to protest against the reduction...

Air France-KLM and Jet Airways sign an Enhanced Cooperation Agreement

On 29 November 2017, Air France-KLM and Jet Airways signed a landmark ‘Enhanced Cooperation Agreement’ for the development of their operations between Europe and...

KLM resumes flight operations Denpasar – Singapore – Amsterdam

Today the authorities have reopened Denpasar airport. The flights to and from Denpasar can be resumed. This is only possible when the aircraft do...

Update KL 835 and KL 836, Singapore-Denpasar-Singapore

The airport at Denpasar is currently closed due to the erupting volcano Agung. The last leg of flights KL 835 and KL 836, Singapore-Denpasar-Singapore,...

KLM flights Singapore-Denpasar-Singapore cancelled on 26 November after volcanic eruption in Indonesia

The Singapore-Denpasar-Singapore legs of KLM flights KL835 / KL836 were cancelled today, Sunday 26 July, due to the Mount Agung volcanic eruption on the...

Airlines have received a “code red” after the eruption of Mount Agung

Airlines have been warned about the danger of the volcanic ash in the skies close to Bali, Mount Agung is currently emitting a think...

Major disruption at Amsterdam Schiphol as a result of Air Traffic Control failure

Major disruption at Schiphol As a result of technical failure at Air Traffic Control The Netherlands (LVNL). KLM is experiencing a major disruption at Schiphol as...

KLM Boeing 777 from Cape Town to Amsterdam diverts to Nice after a cargo hold fire warning

This morning (20 November 2017) KLM flight KL598 from Cape Town, South Africa to Amsterdam diverted to Nice Airport. After a cargo hold fire...