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Transavia France flight returns to Paris Orly after passenger tries to open emergency exit

On 28 October, a Transavia France aircraft was forced to return to Paris Orly Airport, France after a passenger tried to open one of...

Air France, KLM and China Eastern plan to step up joint venture cooperation with the addition of Virgin Atlantic

More travel options for customers who want to fly between Europe and China, focusing on the United Kingdom to China markets through a...

Possible listeria infection on KLM flights?

KLM does not yet know for sure whether or not meat contaminated with listeria has been served on its flights. On Friday, the company...

Minimum catering onboard KLM flights due to catering strike

As a result of a national FNV catering strike on 10 October, a work strike will also take place at KLM's catering service (KCS)...

KLM traffic results September: +5.1%

The month of September showed an increase in KLM passenger numbers. KLM had 5.1% more passengers on board this month compared to the same...

KLM marks centenary with 100th Delftware miniature

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the world’s oldest international airline still operating under its original name, marked its 100th anniversary today. This auspicious occasion was...

The aviation community congratulates KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on its 100th birthday

The entire aviation industry seems to celebrate with KLM, the Dutch pride that today turned 100 years. At Brussels Airport, this morning's KLM flight...

Leaking package on board KLM Boeing 737 causes delays at Glasgow Airport

On 4 October, a KLM Boeing 737-800 (PH-BCG) operated flight KL1473 between Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Glasgow, United Kingdom. Upon arrival at Glasgow, ground...

Air France chooses new, more spacious luggage compartments by Safran to equip its Airbus A320 fleet

On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers' travel experience by offering them more space to store their...

Online hype reaches new heights #tetrischallenge

Originally, the Tetris Challenge started last month in Zurich, Switzerland when the police shared a drone picture on social media of two officers lying...

Air France to proactively offset 100% of CO2 emissions on its domestic flights as of 1 January 2020

https://www.youtube.com/embed/PQ19Dy5bP_s New voluntary objectives in Air France’s sustainability roadmap, centred around four major strategic areas - Offsetting of 100% of CO2 emissions on all domestic flights*...

Air France takes delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB named “Toulouse”

Air France has taken delivery of its first A350-900, the world’s most efficient all-new design wide-body aircraft. The first jet out of a total order...

A fully automatic passenger bridge is on trial at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and KLM have commissioned a fully automatic passenger bridge. This innovation allows a dual passenger bridge to connect automatically in under...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines adds Austin, Texas to North Atlantic network

KLM is expanding its network to Austin, Texas. From May 2020, KLM will operate a direct service three times a week to this American...

Transavia Boeing 737-800 wants to take off on a taxiway, prevented by air traffic control

On 6 September, a Transavia Boeing 737-800 (PH-HSJ) operated flight HV 1041 between Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Chania, Greece. The aircraft taxied in northerly...

For the third time in three weeks, KLM’s ground staff will go on strike

Ground staff working for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have announced industrial actions next Wednesday, to push for higher pay and better working conditions, trade...

Air France-KLM Group once again a world air transport leader in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

The Air France-KLM Group is once again named an industry leader, topping the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). For the fifteenth consecutive year, Air France-KLM...

KLM, Thalys and NS Dutch Railways have joined forces to replace flights between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Effective 29 March 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will replace one of its daily services between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (“Schiphol”) with seat...

KLM traffic figures for August 2019: +1.5%

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines saw passenger load factor decline slightly in August, by 0.2% to 91.6%. Traffic was up 1.5%, but lagged slightly behind...

14 offers to take over Aigle Azur

Aigle Azur, the French airline which stopped their operations on Friday, received 14 offers to be taken over by investors, or airlines. The deadline...