KLM - Archive

2019
20
November
2019
| 10:20 Europe/Amsterdam
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 to buy 35 Embraer 195-E2s, but this order comprised a fixed order for 15 aircraft plus an option for an...
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15
November
2019
| 12:02 Europe/Amsterdam
The Animal Hotel run by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has won the prestigious IPATA Excellence Award 2019. The prize was awarded on 14 November by customers of the Animal Hotel, VCK Logistics, Copex and Eagle Freight. ...
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13
November
2019
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
  A year ago, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden delivered the first Elsevier Economics Lecture on the need for an energy transition. Yesterday, KLM President and CEO Pieter Elbers took an in-depth look at the global drive for sustainability in...
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12
November
2019
| 13:43 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM and MBO College Airport, part of ROC van Amsterdam (Amsterdam Regional Training Centre), have developed a high quality simulation environment for aviation logistics at Schiphol. This merges KLM's business school with regular intermediary vocation...
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12
November
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
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 month last year. With a higher transport of 3.0% in passenger kilometers and a higher capacity of seat kilometers ...
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08
November
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
SHV Energy has joined the KLM Corporate BioFuel Programme (KCBP). In so doing, SHV Energy will reduce its headquarters’ CO2 emissions by 50%. Additionally, the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) has extended its participation in KCBP for a fur...
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31
October
2019
| 07:20 Europe/Amsterdam
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28
October
2019
| 14:16 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain, have signed a codeshare partnership, for travel commencing from 27 October 2019. The announcement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) betwee...
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28
October
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Starting today, fans of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines can travel comfortably and in style with the limited edition Jet Legs tracksuit trousers. Jet Legs are available through KLM’s Instagram Channel and web shop. When KLM introduced Jet Legs, it commis...
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24
October
2019
| 15:34 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching services to three new destinations with the start of the winter schedule on 28 October: St Maarten, Guanacaste Liberia (Costa Rica) and Bangalore (India). KLM will continue to operate services to the new destinat...
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22
October
2019
| 16:44 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the first airline in the world to recycle PET bottles to make tools for repairing and maintaining its aircraft. Empty bottles are collected at the end of every flight and transformed into filament, the material used in 3D ...
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18
October
2019
| 16:50 Europe/Amsterdam
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is currently underway. The world’s biggest festival for electronic music attracts 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries to the Dutch capital. KLM and ADE will compensate CO2 for visitors who flew in on KLM flig...
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18
October
2019
| 09:18 Europe/Amsterdam
In honour of KLM’s 100th anniversary, we joined forces with Hearst Create and the popular science magazine Quest, to create the Holland Herald Junior magazine. The inflight magazine for children will be dished out to all passengers aged 8 to 14 on KL...
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17
October
2019
| 13:33 Europe/Amsterdam
This morning KLM's second Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Charleston, South Carolina. The sustainable and energy-efficient aircraft with registration PH-BKC bears the name "Busy Lizzie". All KLM Dr...
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10
October
2019
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips announce Kickstart AI, a combination of actions to fuel AI education, talent and innovation in the Netherlands. Five Dutch companies Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips aim to further boost the AI ecos...
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08
October
2019
| 12:17 Europe/Amsterdam
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 month last year. With a higher transport of 4.4% in passenger kilometers and a higher capacity of seat kilometer...
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07
October
2019
| 17:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen 7 October – 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 celebrated with a spectacular event, attended by the M...
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07
October
2019
| 14:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is exactly one hundred years old. Founded in 1919, KLM is the first commercial airline that is still flying under its original name to reach this milestone in the world. A true pioneer in aviation, KLM is celebrating i...
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03
October
2019
| 13:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Today KLM and Microsoft signed a Letter of Intent in Washington to explore cooperation focused on sustainable air travel. The agreement includes commitment to purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), which has the potential to reduce up to 80 percen...
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02
October
2019
| 10:51 Europe/Amsterdam
On 26 September, the KLM Crown Lounge served as the stage for a beautiful, miniature, surprise concert by the Netherlands Bach Society. The concert was a gift to KLM in honour of our one hundredth anniversary. A musical story The concert took p...
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01
October
2019
| 09:08 Europe/Amsterdam
To mark the 100th anniversary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, our iconic inflight magazine Holland Herald will publish a special festive issue with three different covers. The centenary edition, with covers designed by leading Dutch artists, will be ava...
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27
September
2019
| 10:43 Europe/Amsterdam
In 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines marks its 100th anniversary, while the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death, with the Year of Rembrandt. KLM and the Rijksmuseum will jointly celebrate these momentous mi...
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25
September
2019
| 10:05 Europe/Amsterdam
How can KLM Cargo process wood and other waste more efficiently and effectively with a minimum of environmental impact? What environmentally friendly and cost-efficient solutions are already in place to prevent or process residual waste streams diffe...
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24
September
2019
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines put the world's first fully automatic double jetway into service. A new innovation allows a double jet bridge to connect automatically to aircraft within one minute, thereby reducing pass...
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24
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen, 24 September 2019 - KLM is expanding its network to Austin, Texas. From May 2020, KLM will operate a direct service three times a week to this American city from Amsterdam using Airbus A330-300 equipment. Each flight will have a capacity ...
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14
September
2019
| 00:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Today it was announced that Air France-KLM is back at the top of the “Airlines” category of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). KLM is proud of regaining this position, which confirms the success of our investment in making KLM and the broader...
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13
September
2019
| 13:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 29 March 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will replace one of its daily services between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (“Schiphol”) with seat capacity aboard the Thalys high-speed train. In recent months, KLM, Thalys and NS Dutch Ra...
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09
September
2019
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
After having held the position of CEO for 6 years, Mattijs ten Brink will leave Transavia and will become CEO of the Sunweb Group later this year. Under the leadership of Mattijs, Transavia has developed into a financially healthy company with a stro...
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09
September
2019
| 07:31 Europe/Amsterdam
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 a 1.8% increase in capacity. The decline in load factor was especially evident in Asia. Traffic growth wa...
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07
September
2019
| 18:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The KLM Centennial Run took place in Amsterdam today in celebration of our 100th anniversary. Runners completed a course of 5 or 10 kilometres in the woodlands of the Amsterdamse Bos, ending at the KLM Head Office in Amstelveen. More than 1,500 KL...
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