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13
July
2020
| 14:06 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM expands its European network with Cork (Ireland). As of 3 August, the second largest city of Ireland will be connected to Schiphol every day by KLM. Flights will be operated with the Embraer 175, with a capacity of 88 passengers. KLM is in the...
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09
July
2020
| 09:44 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has reopened its European Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol. The KLM Crown Lounge (Non-Schengen) remained open to customers, offering them an opportunity to continue to use the most important facilities. This made KLM the only major European airl...
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30
June
2020
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
As of 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually resume the KLM Bus network in accordance with Dutch health guidelines. This means that once a day, the KLM Bus will travel to and from Schiphol Airport from Maastricht, Maastricht Aachen Airport, ...
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26
June
2020
| 08:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen – June 26th 2020 - KLM announces that it has secured financing for a total amount of EUR 3.4 billion. COVID-19 has caused aviation to virtually come to a standstill worldwide in recent months. The pandemic has an unprecedented impact on...
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20
June
2020
| 11:19 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is gradually and carefully restarting its network. In July, KLM operates 5,000 European flights. The forecast for August is 11,000. Intercontinental numbers are around 1,900 in July and 2,100 in August. At the moment, about half of the interconti...
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02
June
2020
| 14:01 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will further expand its route network in July. Compared to June, the number of flights will increase by more than 60 percent. KLM will operate 25 to 30 percent of the normal number of flights. ...
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02
June
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Air France-KLM 2019 Sustainability Report for 2019 is available to download here. ...
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27
May
2020
| 15:32 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM today started taking part in a trial at Schiphol to test sustainable ways to taxi aircraft. The trial is being carried out with a Taxibot. This is a hybrid towing vehicle which, unlike the normal pushback trucks, is licenced to tow full aircraft ...
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19
May
2020
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Thanks to air bridges established by KLM, seafarers can again be flown in to relieve their co-workers, who have now been on board for several extra months. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic they have had to remain on board. Finally, they will g...
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11
May
2020
| 08:32 Europe/Amsterdam
As of today, Monday May 11th, wearing facial protection during boarding and on board is mandatory for KLM passengers. Passengers must ensure that they carry the required facial protection with them. Cabin crew will of course also wear facial protecti...
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07
May
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
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04
May
2020
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From 4 May, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually begin restoring its European network. The airline will resume daily service to eight extra destinations, which were suspended in compliance with Covid-19-related travel restrictions. The wearing of ...
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30
April
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM’s first passenger carrier departed, carrying cargo not only in its belly, but on the passenger seats and in the baggage bins of the aircraft cabin. KLM operated a B777-300 flight from Shanghai to Amsterdam, for the first time introducing t...
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April
2020
| 09:38 Europe/Amsterdam
The impact of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis on the entire airline sector, and consequently KLM, is unprecedented. Since the start of this crisis, numerous steps have been taken to tackle the situation head on and to preserve cash. On 9 April, Air Franc...
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23
April
2020
| 15:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Pieter Elbers, the airline’s president & CEO, informed shareholders that he will take a 20% salary cut for the remainder of the year. ...
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20
April
2020
| 08:58 Europe/Amsterdam
This morning, the first KLM Boeing 747 with medical supplies from Shanghai landed at Schiphol Airport. By expanding the air bridge between the Netherlands and China, the Netherlands is assured of a continuous flow of relief supplies. ...
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09
April
2020
| 11:37 Europe/Amsterdam
The loss of around 90% of flights between Europe and Asia has resulted in a major shortage of cargo capacity. Meanwhile, the corona crisis has prompted an enormous need for the rapid transportation of medical equipment and other supplies between the ...
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09
April
2020
| 07:45 Europe/Amsterdam
The impact of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus worldwide is strongly reflected in our traffic figures for March – countries increasingly shut down their airspace and passengers stopped travelling. The number of cancelled flights grew as the month p...
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02
April
2020
| 21:21 Europe/Amsterdam
From tonight, KLM will start with an airlift from Schiphol to Australia, which will bring home almost 2000 Dutch travelers in the coming days. KLM operates these flights in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In recent weeks, KL...
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02
April
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
As a result of the corona crisis, KLM keeps a large number of its aircraft on the ground from the start of the summer season. In addition to a few destinations in the network, repatriation flights are currently being carried out. The aircraft that do...
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23
March
2020
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Due to the corona crisis, KLM will start the summer schedule with a significantly reduced network. From 29 March until and including 3 May, KLM plans to fly to 25 intercontinental and 32 European destinations. During this period, KLM will fly accordi...
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18
March
2020
| 11:16 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM works with three Chinese airline partners: China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. These partners have now stepped in to generously support KLM and the Netherlands by donating many tens of thousands of face masks and ...
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14
March
2020
| 15:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Worldwide, many countries are restricting travel on passenger flights. These restrictions are sometimes introduced at very short notice. For the coming days KLM will operate as much as possible according to schedule to allow passengers to return to t...
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11
March
2020
| 16:20 Europe/Amsterdam
As a frequent traveler with KLM, you trust us to not only take you where you need to go, but to do so safely, comfortably and responsibly. Today, as the world comes to terms with an unprecedented health scare in COVID-19 (Corona virus), these values ...
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10
March
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The month of February showed a decline in KLM passenger numbers. KLM had 2.7% fewer passengers on board this month compared to the same month last year. With a decrease of 3.2% in passenger kilometers and a higher capacity of seat kilometers of 1.8%,...
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04
March
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM and Loganair announced today that they have entered into a codeshare agreement, starting March 29. This agreement offers a network extension for both companies. The two airlines now offer joint flights to Orkney Island, the Shetland Islands an...
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27
February
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), known together as the KLM-BCG partnership in digital airline operations, have been appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the airline with optimising and digitising its operat...
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10
February
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The month of January showed an increase in KLM passenger numbers. KLM had 3.7% more passengers on board this month compared to the same month last year. With a higher transport of 2.9% in passenger kilometers and a higher capacity of seat kilometers ...
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05
February
2020
| 18:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Lavazza and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines signed an agreement which will make the coffee company the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme. The programme contributes actively to making the airline industry more sustainable by s...
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