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2017
23
August
2017
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines welcomed its tenth Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Schiphol Airport. The aircraft landed at 8.00 AM coming from Seattle in the US. The aircraft will bear the name Margriet – Dutch for Marguerite.  ...
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08
August
2017
Following the positive traffic figures over the first six months of 2017, July similarly showed a continued increase in passenger numbers. ...
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28
July
2017
Air France-KLM today announces a further major step in the reinforcement of its strategic partnerships with, firstly, the creation of a single global joint-venture between Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic and, secondly, the strengt...
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28
July
2017
Robust traffic resulting in an improved load factor, up 1.4 pts compared to last year Confirmation of the positive trend in Group (Passenger + Transavia) unit revenue per available seat kilometer (RASK) ex-currency: +1.9% during the Second Quarter...
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27
July
2017
On the evening of 26 July, the brand-new Embraer 175+, registered as PH-EXP, landed at Schiphol flying the KLC flag. This – the tenth E175+ – brings the total number of Embraers to forty. PH-EXP will make its first commercial journey on 28 July. ...
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20
July
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be serving five special wines in World Business Class throughout August and September. The labels on these wines bear reproductions of paintings by the most famous artists of the Golden Age Dutch, which are on display th...
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18
July
2017
Amsterdam, 18 July 2017 - In its meeting today, the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Board of Directors, consisting of representatives of the 28 EU Member States, decided to approve a loan request filed by KLM Cityhopper for an amount of up to EUR 25...
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14
July
2017
From 29 October, KLM will also be offering its Anytime For You meal service to World Business Class passengers on flights to and from Bangkok. This is the second route, after Johannesburg, where WBC passengers will be able to decide for themselves wh...
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13
July
2017
KLM Cargo today officially launched a new sorting system that can handle more than 2,000 items per hour, bound for more than 70 destinations. The system was built in cooperation with Lödige Industries and Vanderlande. The innovative sorter allows for...
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10
July
2017
On Thursday, 6 July, director of the Hermitage Amsterdam, Cathelijne Broers, and KLM President & CEO, Pieter Elbers, signed a sponsorship agreement for an exhibition of Dutch masters at the Hermitage. As the “Dutch Master of the Air” KLM will be resp...
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10
July
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today launched the Schiphol Airport Map, which helps passengers find their way around Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This new service is accessible via the KLM app (iOS) and via KLM on Messenger, Twitter and WeChat.  ...
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10
July
2017
Effective 1 October 2017, Warner Rootliep, General Manager Great Britain & Ireland will become Managing Director of KLM Cityhopper b.v. / KLC-UK Ltd. He succeeds Boet Kreiken, who will combine being Managing Director of KLM Cityhopper and EVP KLM Cus...
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10
July
2017
The KLM Group is ending the first half of 2017 with very strong traffic figures for KLM and Transavia. KLM welcomed 8.6% more passengers on board its flights in June against a capacity increase of 6.5%. This led to a record load factor of 89.3% in Ju...
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03
July
2017
This new partnership will add eight destinations to KLM’s network in the Caribbean. From its homebase on St Maarten, Winair offers excellent connections between the Windward Islands and KLM’s thrice weekly service between Amsterdam and St Maarten. ...
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03
July
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offers passengers who visit Amsterdam in September a handy gadget: the KLM Care Tag. The smart audio luggage tag automatically provides visitors with location based verbal tips on how to traverse the city. The specially desig...
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20
June
2017
KLM Cityhopper has ordered two additional Embraer 190s. These new aircraft will join the existing 30 E190s and nine E175s flying with KLM Cityhopper. Deliveries for the newly ordered aircraft are scheduled for 2018. When KLM Cityhopper’s move to an a...
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09
June
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines welcomed 10.5% more passengers on board. With available capacity up by 6.7%, passenger load factor once again increased to a record high of 87.4%, representing a 2.6 percentage point increase compared to the same month last y...
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07
June
2017
Starting today the tail of a KLM Cityhopper Fokker 70 (PH-KZU) will bear the face of aircraft manufacturer Anthony Fokker. KLC unveiled the special farewell livery as the official launch of the Fokker 70’s phase-out. The special aircraft will fly dur...
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06
June
2017
As of today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offers her customers around the world booking confirmation, check-in notification, boarding pass and flight status updates in 10 languages on Twitter and WeChat. This makes information easy to find in a single pl...
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03
June
2017
On 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch “Anytime For You” on its Amsterdam-Johannesburg flights, offering World Business Class passengers a wider range of meal options. This new service offers travellers more choice and control, allowing them...
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24
May
2017
KLM Cityhopper’s eighth new Embraer 175, registration PH-EXN, touched down at Schiphol yesterday, May 23, in the early evening. ...
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18
May
2017
Amstelveen, 17 May 2017 – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and TUI Netherlands have announced that they will intensify their cooperation extensively. The two organisations will jointly work on serving various destinations on a bigger scale. This means the tw...
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16
May
2017
Peter Hartman stepped down as vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of Air France-KLM today, Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Mr Hartman was president & CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from 2007 through 2013. He had been vice-chairman of the Board of Director...
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15
May
2017
Amstelveen, 15 May, 2017 – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a direct service to India’s largest city, Mumbai, effective 29 October 2017. Tickets to Mumbai can be booked through klm.com from today. ...
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10
May
2017
Following a positive first quarter, traffic figures in April 2017 continued to show increased growth in passenger numbers. This was further helped by the Spring Holiday. In April, KLM welcomed 10.2% more passengers year-on-year and achieved an increa...
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09
May
2017
Over the coming two years, staff at the Delft University of Technology will take flights using biofuel. On Tuesday, the university signed an agreement to participate in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme. KLM is the only European airline operating int...
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04
May
2017
FIRST QUARTER 2017 Solid traffic performance with passengers carried up 5.2% at 20.9 million and RPKs up 4.2% leading to an improved load factor by 0.7pt Confirmation of the improvement in unit revenue trend observed since the end of 2016 with ...
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26
April
2017
KLM’s hard work was rewarded this week, when it succeeded in bagging no less than six Webby Awards with its anniversary edition of the digital KLM magazine, iFly KLM 50. The 21st Annual Webby Awards, also known as the Oscars of the Internet, will be ...
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21
April
2017
Amstelveen 21 April 2017 – Yesterday KLM Royal Dutch Airlines won the Grand SpinAward 2017. This prize is awarded to the organisation that has, in the past year, had the most impact on the Dutch digital landscape. The panel of judges lauded KLM’s “co...
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17
April
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will start a direct flight to San José, Costa Rica (Amsterdam – San José – Amsterdam) twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays). The operation will start October 31st, 2017, during the winter season in Europe (November to March). T...
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