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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.

KLM signs codeshare agreement with Atlantic Airways from the Faroe Islands

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and flag carrier of the Faroe Islands, Atlantic Airways, announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement. This will expand...

KLM safest and most punctual airline in 2018

In 2018, KLM once again achieve high ratings for safety and punctuality, two key assets for any airline   Flight Stats, an aviation data information company,...

Record passenger numbers for KLM in 2018: 4.5% more than in 2017

KLM welcomed a record 34.2 million passengers on board in 2018. That is a 4.5% increase compared to 2017. The growth was greatest in...

KLM cancels flights due to limited runway capacity at Amsterdam Schiphol

Due to the expected storm tomorrow, Tuesday 8 January 2019, there is very limited runway capacity at Schiphol. Only one runway can be taken into...

No danger for KLM aircraft in incident above India where three planes came close to each other

An accident involving three aeroplanes could be prevented by automatically sent warnings (TCAS) and by the intervention of air traffic control. The Indian Aircraft...

Naples is KLM’s latest Italian destination, served from April 2019

In the spring of 2019, KLM will expand its network with service to the Italian port of Naples. KLM’s 10th destination in Italy will...

KLM opens first part of new Crown Lounge today

Ultimate customer experience key to KLM’s non-Schengen Crown Lounge KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today opened the first part of the new KLM non-Schengen Crown Lounge...

Air France-KLM and China Eastern sign extension of their joint venture

On Monday, November 26, Air France-KLM and China Eastern Airlines signed an agreement to extend their joint venture partnership. Among those present were Liu Shaoyong,...

Polish cultural city Wrocław is the new KLM destination

From 6 May 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its network to include the Polish city of Wrocław. The service will be operated...

KLM October traffic increased slightly despite restricted capacity growth at Amsterdam airport Schiphol

KLM’s October traffic figures mark a positive start to the fourth and final quarter of 2018. The airline welcomed 2.8% more passengers on board...

KLM launches new business class meal service on KLM Cityhopper flights (from winter 2019)

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launches a new meal service for Business Class passengers on its KLM Cityhopper (KLC) flights from the forthcoming winter schedule...

KLM launches new worldwide brand campaign

In autumn, you’re likely to find yourself face-to-face with KLM’s new brand campaign in one of many forms: online, outdoors on billboards, and even...

KLM signs MoU’s with Xiamen Airlines and Ctrip.com to strengthen China-Netherlands trade relations

In the presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President and CEO of KLM, Pieter Elbers, today signed...

KLM and Qantas sign code-sharing agreement despite the fact that they belong to different alliances

  Despite the fact that they belong to different airline alliances, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Qantas, Australia’s national carrier, have signed a code-sharing agreement,...

KLM traffic figures for September 2018: +2.8%

KLM welcomed 2.8% more passengers on board its flights in September compared to the same month last year. September saw the passenger load factor drop...

KLM sells its KLM Jet Center handling unit to Jet Aviation

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Jet Aviation have reached a definitive agreement on the sale of activities of the KLM Jet Center effective 1...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines “takes a gamble” on Las Vegas (from June 2019)

KLM will operate flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Las Vegas on Fridays and Sundays from 6 June 2019. The Boeing 787-9 flights will...

KLM cancels 100 flights on 21 September due to limited runway capacity at Schiphol because of storm

Due to the expected extreme wind at Schiphol tomorrow, Friday 21 September 2018, there will be very limited runway capacity at Schiphol. That is...

[Trip report] Flying from Edinburgh to Warsaw via Amsterdam on board KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Once again I booked flights with KLM for our annual holiday. This time I chose a departure from Edinburg (EDI), as this had a...

KLM launches Augmented Reality for hand baggage check

As of today, it will be very easy for passengers with a telephone camera to see whether their hand baggage is of the correct...