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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.

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...

KLM marks centenary with 100th Delftware miniature

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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

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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

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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...

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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%

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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...

KLM forced to cancel twenty-three flights on Monday morning after ground staff strike

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KLM was forced to cancel not less than twenty-three flights on Monday morning after their ground staff went on strike. The work stoppage that...