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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.

In-flight face mask brawl seriously disrupts KLM flight from Amsterdam to Ibiza

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Last Friday, 31 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated flight KL1495 between Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Ibiza, Spain. During the flight, however, a brawl...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines cuts staff by up to 5,000 units to cope with coronavirus pandemic

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Just one day after KLM posted an operating loss of € 768 million in first half 2020, the Dutch airline announced a further reduction of...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines posts an operating loss of € 768 million in first half 2020

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The dramatic consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak for the airline industry are more pronounced in KLM’s figures for the second quarter as opposed to...

KLM network: increase in number of destinations, but capacity lags far behind

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KLM's European network will grow in the coming months from 72 destinations in July to 91 destinations in August, September and October. The number...

KLM resumes flights to China after five months

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Today, Tuesday 21 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumed passenger flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Shanghai due to the relaxation of travel restrictions...

KLM adjusts flight schedule to Gulf States and adds Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) as new destination

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From 28 September 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will adjust the schedule for flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the Gulf States in the...

Southampton new destination in KLM’s European network

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From August 31, KLM will fly daily between Amsterdam Schiphol and Southampton, the largest city south of London. The flights are operated with an...

KLM adds Cork (Ireland) to its European network

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KLM expands its European network with Cork (Ireland). As of 3 August, the second-largest city of Ireland will be connected to Schiphol every day...

European Commission approves Dutch plans to provide €3.4 billion in urgent liquidity support to KLM

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The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €3.4 billion Dutch aid measure consisting...

KLM resumes its bus services to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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As of 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually resume the KLM Bus network in accordance with Dutch health guidelines. This means that...

Ryanair calls on the EU to block €3.4 billion “illegal” state aid to KLM

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Ryanair today (26 June) called on the EU Commission to block the latest illegal State Aid of €3.4 billion to Dutch flag carrier KLM,...

KLM secures financing of EUR 3.4 billion to weather the COVID-19 crisis

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COVID-19 has caused aviation to virtually come to a standstill worldwide in recent months. The pandemic has an unprecedented impact on KLM Group’s activities....

KLM gradually rebuilds network

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KLM is gradually and carefully restarting its network. In July, KLM operates 5,000 European flights. The forecast for August is 11,000. Intercontinental numbers are...

Further update Air France and KLM on commercial policy and vouchers: easier to get cash refunds

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Air France and KLM have decided to further adjust their commercial policy for flight cancellations. Due to the latest developments on the global Covid-19...

KLM trials sustainable taxiing

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KLM today started taking part in a trial at Schiphol to test sustainable ways to taxi aircraft. The trial is being carried out with...

KLM adjusts voucher policy: refunds possible

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KLM always operates in accordance with national and international laws and regulations. The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis has created a lot of uncertainty and completely...

Passengers (and cabin crew members) to wear face masks on board KLM flights

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As of today (Monday 11 May) wearing facial protection during boarding and on board is mandatory for KLM passengers (also at group partner Air...

KLM starts gradual restoration of its European network and makes face masks compulsory on board

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From 4 May, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually begin restoring its European network. The airline will resume daily service to seven extra destinations,...

KLM introduces Cargo-in-Cabin: carrying cargo on passenger seats

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Today, KLM’s first passenger carrier departed, carrying cargo not only in its belly, but on the passenger seats and in the baggage bins of...

Air bridge KLM and Dutch Ministry of Health will ensure a continuous flow of medical supplies from China

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This morning, the first KLM Boeing 747 with medical supplies from Shanghai landed at Schiphol Airport. By expanding the air bridge between the Netherlands...