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2019
15
January
2019
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and flag carrier of the Faroe Islands, Atlantic Airways, announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement. This will expand the global route offering for both companies. The airlines now offer jointly operated flights...
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10
January
2019
Flight Stats, an aviation data information company, rated KLM as runner-up behind Qatar Airways in terms of punctuality in 2018, which means KLM is Europe’s most punctual airline. Every year, Flight Stats compares international airlines on the bas...
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09
January
2019
KLM welcomed a record 34.2 million passengers on board in 2018. That is a 4.5% increase compared to 2017. The growth was greatest in Europe and in North and South America. The strong passenger growth resulted in a record load factor of 89.1% for the ...
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2018
20
December
2018
An overview of facts & highlights of 2018. ...
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18
December
2018
In the spring of 2019, KLM will expand its network with service to the Italian port of Naples. KLM’s 10th destination in Italy will only be served in the summer months. The first flight to Naples will depart on 21 April 2019. KLM will operate Boeing ...
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13
December
2018
Amstelveen, the Netherlands, 13 December 2018 – Good news for all mums, dads, grandmas, grandpas, and friends of KLM passengers. Today KLM launches Family Updates on WhatsApp. The new service lets passengers start a WhatsApp group to keep friends and...
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12
December
2018
Schiphol, 12 December 2018 - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today opened the first part of the new KLM non-Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol for its customers. The lounge now boasts a completely new setup and ambience. The primary point of departure here i...
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10
December
2018
KLM welcomed 3% more passengers on board in November compared to the same month last year. With traffic up by 3.5% measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) and increased capacity of 2% measured in available seat kilometres (ASKs), passenger lo...
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20
November
2018
From 6 May 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its network to include the Polish city of Wrocław. The service will be operated with an Embraer 175, which has a maximum capacity of 88 passengers. This lively university city will be KLM's fourth...
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19
November
2018
Amsterdam, 19 November – Starting today, if you’re in the mood for a faraway trip, you won’t even have to leave your home. With the new iFly virtual reality (VR), you can now take a virtual trip. KLM’s online platform uses VR to let visitors experien...
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16
November
2018
Today, KLM is launching its “Never Done” campaign in China. It aims to increase KLM’s brand awareness in China, especially among younger – millennial – target groups. The younger target group approaches travel in a completely different way to previou...
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09
November
2018
KLM’s October traffic figures mark a positive start to the fourth and final quarter of 2018. We welcomed 2.8% more passengers on board and, despite restrictions on capacity growth at Schiphol, we saw load factor rise by 0.9 points to 88.8%.​ ...
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31
October
2018
(*) The joint Air France KLM Third Quarter (Q3) 2018 results are available in the download box of this message. ...
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30
October
2018
Today, the Dutch aviation sector – united in the Integral Safety Management System (ISMS) – will present the ‘Roadmap Safety Improvement Schiphol’. This roadmap provides an overview of all safety measures that have been jointly taken by the sector si...
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26
October
2018
From the start of the new winter schedule on Sunday, 28 October, KLM will serve delicious, sustainable coffee aboard all its flights. Tasty, top-quality coffee is important to KLM, which is why both KLM and Douwe Egberts are proud of this new partner...
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24
October
2018
Starting today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will offer four voice-activated services in Dutch. Google’s smart speaker and voice assistant, Google Home, is now available in the Netherlands, and KLM is using it to help customers plan and prepare their tri...
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22
October
2018
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launches a new meal service for Business Class passengers on its KLM Cityhopper (KLC) flights from the forthcoming winter schedule onwards starting 28 October 2018. The new, high quality meals are both more substantial and va...
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18
October
2018
In autumn, you’re likely to find yourself face-to-face with KLM’s new brand campaign in one of many forms: online, outdoors on billboards, and even on Times Square in New York. Pursuing this campaign, KLM aims to show that a warm, personal approach r...
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18
October
2018
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17
October
2018
To make waiting at airports more pleasant, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has launched “Tune into your Travel”. This augmented-reality (AR) travel channel – the first of its kind – is designed to get passengers in the mood for their trip. ...
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16
October
2018
In the presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President and CEO of KLM, Pieter Elbers, today signed two MoU’s (Memorandum of Understanding) with Chinese strategic partners Xiamen Airlines and Ctrip.com.  ...
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12
October
2018
When the winter timetable starts on Sunday 28 October, KLM will pamper its customers with its exclusive Rituals product line – “The Amsterdam Collection.” The products have been developed specially for KLM customers and consist of products that evoke...
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10
October
2018
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Qantas, Australia’s national carrier, have signed a code-sharing agreement, allowing both airlines to expand their networks substantially. For KLM passengers, this means they can fly from anywhere in the world, on a singl...
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08
October
2018
KLM welcomed 2.8% more passengers on board its flights in September compared to the same month last year. ...
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05
October
2018
True to tradition, KLM will be introducing its latest Delftware miniature on its 99th anniversary. The latest addition to the series this year will be the first store of Douwe Egberts in Joure. The reason for this is that KLM will be serving Douwe Eg...
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03
October
2018
Today, the Dutch airline industry presented Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen of Infrastructure and Water Management with a plan of action to make aviation more sustainable. Twenty transport organisations and knowledge institutions have joined forces to acc...
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02
October
2018
As of today, it will be very easy for all KLM passengers in Messenger to see whether their hand baggage is of the correct size. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is using Augmented Reality (AR) for this new service. ...
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01
October
2018
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Jet Aviation have reached a definitive agreement on the sale of activities of the KLM Jet Center effective 1 October 2018. ...
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25
September
2018
KLM’s Health Manager Rob Koelewijn has been named “Vitality Manager of the Year” by Dutch training institute Gezond in Bedrijf. Koelewijn received the trade award for all the initiatives he has taken at KLM to raise the company’s vigour to a higher l...
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21
September
2018
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will soon be expanding its global network to include Las Vegas (LAS), Nevada. As of summer 2019, the entertainment city of the United States will be accessible up to three times a week with a direct KLM flight from Amsterdam....
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