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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.

Twenty flights to Las Vegas by Air France, KLM and Delta for the Consumer Electronic Show 2020

The world’s largest technological innovation showcase, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), will take place from January 7 to 10, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On...

KLM Cargo Boeing 747 loses wing part above Zimbabwe

A Boeing 747-400ERF from KLM lost a wing part above Zimbabwe on Monday during the approach to Harare international airport. According to Flightradar24, the...

KLM traffic figures for June 2019: +4.7%

KLM traffic figures improved in June, with 4.7% more passengers boarding our flights than in June last year. With traffic up 2.2% in RPK...

KLM’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner has arrived! First revenue flight on 2 July

The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, "Oranjebloesem" (Orange Blossom) registration PH-BKA, was delivered on Sunday. It was greeted at Schiphol with a water salute. KLM is...

100 days before its 100th anniversary, KLM takes sustainable aviation to the next level with its “Fly Responsibly” initiative

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today marked the 100th day before its 100th anniversary on 7 October this year with a festive event at Amsterdam...

KLM to celebrate 100th anniversary without its star, a specially painted Boeing 787-10

The arrival of the first KLM Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner is delayed The arrival of KLM’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner from the Boeing factory in Charleston...

Air France-KLM optimises long-haul fleet: future Airbus A350s for Air France and Boeing 787s to KLM

Air France and KLM pursue the optimisation of their respective long-haul fleets. The airlines will effectively swap the remaining firm Boeing 787 and Airbus...

FAA issues NOTAM prohibiting all U.S. carriers from flying over Iran; many other airlines follow suit

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a special NOTAM (NOtice To AirMen) warning pilots that flights are not permitted in the overwater area...

Embraer announces KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ intention for up to 35 E195-E2 Jets

Embraer announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, KLM Cityhopper’s intention to purchase up to 35 E195-E2 jets, 15 firm orders with...

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 clips tail section of parked KLM Boeing 747 freighter at Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

On 16 June, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (ET-ATH) just landed at Dar-es-Salaam airport, Tanzania after operating flight ET864 from Prince Said Ibrahim...

KLM takes off to Las Vegas

Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines initiated its Amsterdam-Las Vegas (LAS) route. KLM will use a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with a capacity of 294 seats...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates centenary with special livery on very first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

This year, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines marks 100 years of existence. On 7 October 1919, the airline was founded, making it the oldest airline...

KLM and TU Delft join forces to make aviation more sustainable; innovative flight concept known as the “Flying-V”

KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers and Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Professor Henri Werij...
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KLM, SkyNRG and SHV Energy announce project first European plant for sustainable aviation fuel

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed itself for a 10-year period to the development and purchase of 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel a...

KLM expands network in China through codeshare with China Eastern

From May 23rd 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will extend the number of code-sharing destinations it in partnership with China Eastern. The number of...

After the demise of Jet Airways, KLM will fly to Bangalore and suspend Colombo, Sri Lanka

KLM is expanding its Indian network with the opening of Bangalore. From the end of October 2019, the Indian metropolis will be accessible three...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines welcomes slightly more passengers in April (compared to 2018)

KLM’s traffic figures for the month of April reflect a slight increase. KLM welcomed 1.8% more passengers on board in April compared to the...

First KLM flight departs for Wrocław

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated its first flight to the Polish city of Wrocław today on Monday, 6 May 2019. Wrocław is the fourth...

In a “challenging” first quarter of 2019, Air France KLM Group posts a net loss of €303 million

The Air France KLM Group just published the financial results for the first quarter of 2019. Despite higher capacity (+3%), traffic (+2.6%) and revenue...