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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 resumes flying over Iran and Iraq

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Safety is awarded the highest priority at KLM. KLM uses a security management system to analyse risks and thus determine safe flight paths. Substantiated by...

Three crew members arrested in Argentina after discovery of 84 kilos of cocaine in KLM Boeing 747 Cargo (operated by Martinair)

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On 14 January, three Dutch crew members of a KLM Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter (PH-CKA), operated by Martinair Holland, were arrested at the airport...

KLM carries record number of passengers in 2019 (+2.7%)

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KLM welcomed a record number of 35.1 million passengers on board in 2019. This represents an increase of 2.7% in comparison with 2018. This...

KLM receives new (and last) Boeing 737-800

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Yesterday morning KLM's thirty-first Boeing 737-800 arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Seattle. It is also the very last Boeing 737-800...

KLM trials a closed-loop recycling system for its catering supplies

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Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is flying with flight KL0681 from Amsterdam to Vancouver with catering supplies on board that have mostly been collected...

Air France-KLM Group steps up cooperation with Qantas Group

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Air France, KLM and Qantas enhance collaboration and joint frequent flyer proposition New travel options to Southeast Asian and Australian destinations via additional...

KLM traffic figures November 2019: +2.0%

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Passenger traffic rose in November, with KLM welcoming 2.0% more passengers aboard than in November 2018. Revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) were up 3.2%, with...

KLM Boeing 747-400 touches parked service truck at Toronto Pearson Airport, Canada

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On 6 December, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines safely operated its Boeing 747-400 (PH-BFH) between Amsterdam Schiphol, The Netherlands and Toronto, Canada as KL691. After...

KLM announces new daily service between Amsterdam and Cork in Summer 2020

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Cork Airport welcomes the announcement that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch a new daily service between Cork Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from...

Scammers are posting messages on Facebook falsely claiming to be giving away free flight tickets

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On a regular basis, scammers are posting messages on Facebook falsely claiming to be giving away free flight tickets. Brett M. Christensen from website...

KLM Cityhopper orders 21 new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft with options for 14 more

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KLM Cityhopper has confirmed its order for 21 Embraer 195-E2 aircraft, plus an option for 14 more. In June, KLM Cityhopper announced its intention...

KLM firms up order for Embraer E195-E2 jets and adds six further aircraft

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Embraer and KLM Cityhopper have signed a firm order for 21 E195-E2 aircraft, plus 14 purchase rights. The 21 firm positions will be acquired...

KLM traffic results October: +3.6%

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The month of October showed an increase in KLM passenger numbers. KLM had 3.6% more passengers on board this month compared to the same...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Gulf Air in codeshare partnership

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain, have signed a codeshare partnership, for travel commencing from...

Air Antwerp and KLM enter into codeshare agreement on routes between Amsterdam and the UK

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Air Antwerp broadened its existing commercial partnership with KLM and concluded a codeshare agreement with the Dutch flag carrier on three routes between Amsterdam Schiphol...

KLM launches three new destinations from Winter 2019/2020

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching services to three new destinations with the start of the winter schedule on 28 October: St Maarten, Guanacaste...

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

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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?

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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

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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%

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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...