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16
March
2017
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12:00
Europe/Amsterdam

KLM signs codeshare agreement with NextJet

Summary

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and the Swedish airline NextJet today announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement to expand both airlines’ global network.

Thanks to this new agreement both KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and NextJet will be able to offer their customers more destinations and more options to choose from starting March 26. KLM will add a KL code to NextJet’s domestic route network, enabling KLM’s passengers from around the world connecting in Stockholm and Gothenburg to continue with a single ticket issue and a one-stop check-in and baggage transfer to:

  • Arvidsjaur, Jönköping, Karlstad, Kramfors-Sollefteå, Lycksele, Örnsköldsvik, Sundsvall-Härnösand [Midlanda] and Vilhelmina in Sweden
  • Kokkola and Mariehamn in Finland
We are very happy to announce a new codeshare agreement with NextJet. Sweden is a strong business and leisure market for our passengers. We consider NextJet a key partner to enhance our footprint in the Nordic. 
Frank Prillevitz, KLM Director Alliances
We are very proud to announce that we are now strengthening our partnership with KLM, an airline with a long history of flights to Scandinavia and Finland. With the enhanced partnership, we will be able to share NextJet’s experience with everyone who wants to visit the Nordics by flying with KLM through Amsterdam on one ticket from more than 150 KLM destinations. 
Magnus Ivarsson, CEO NextJet

About KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded in 1919, making it the world’s oldest airline still operating under its original name. In 2004, Air France and KLM merged to form AIR FRANCE KLM. The merger produced the strongest European airline group based on two powerful brands and hubs – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle. Retaining its own identity, the group focuses on three core businesses: passenger transport, cargo and aircraft maintenance.

In the Netherlands, KLM comprises the core of the KLM Group, which further includes KLM Cityhopper, transavia.com and Martinair. KLM serves all its destinations using a modern fleet and employs over 32,000 people around the world. KLM is a leader in the airline industry, offering reliable operations and customer-oriented products resulting from its policy of enthusiasm and sustainable innovation.

KLM is a member of the global SkyTeam airline alliance, offering customers an extensive worldwide network. The KLM network connects the Netherlands to every important economic region in the world and, as such, serves as a powerful driver for the economy.