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2020
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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03
February
2020
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
The Flying Dutchman is the name of the latest attraction at the Madurodam miniature park. Consisting of a fully restored Douglas DC-3, the full-sized aircraft (18 metres long and 30 metres wide) will offer visitors a “flight experience” and pays trib...
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09
January
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM welcomed a record number of 35.1 million passengers on board in 2019. This represents an increase of 2.7% in comparison with 2018. This level of growth generated a passenger load factor of 89.4% for the year as a whole, representing an increase o...
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2019
21
December
2019
| 11:56 Europe/Amsterdam
This morning KLM's fourth 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-BKF bears the name "Snow drop". Alongside the u...
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19
December
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
With a warm thank you to all customers and employees who made 2019 a memorable year for KLM, find below: the yearly movie with KLM highlights and the KLM Facts & Figures sheet 2019. ...
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19
December
2019
| 11:17 Europe/Amsterdam
This morning KLM's thirty first Boeing 737-800 arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Seattle. The sustainable aircraft with registration PH-BCL bears the name "Red-crested Pochard". Alongside the use of weight-saving materials, the...
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18
December
2019
| 14:58 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM The Netherlands will be extending its contract as partner and title sponsor of the KLM Dutch Open up to and including the year 2022. Harm Kreulen, Managing Director KLM The Netherlands made this announcement at a press conference at Bernardus Gol...
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18
December
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is flying with flight KL0681 from Amsterdam to Vancouver with catering supplies on board that have mostly been collected and recycled within a new, closed-loop system. The containers, lids and glasses were collected ea...
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12
December
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Travellers are changing the way they search, book and travel. How will technology and passengers influence travel in 2020? In this forecast, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines looks to the future of travel: from booking with the aid of voice technology and sus...
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10
December
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has purchased sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % compared to fossil kerosene. This purchase is...
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09
December
2019
| 15:18 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Qantas, have today announced an additional codeshare agreement creating new options for customers travelling between the Netherlands and Australia. In this agreement Qantas will add its code on KLM’s daily flights between...
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09
December
2019
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 1 January 2020, Adriaan den Heijer is appointed executive vice president of Air France-KLM Cargo and managing director of Martinair Holland NV. He succeeds Marcel de Nooijer, who will join Transavia as CEO on 1 January. ...
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09
December
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Passenger traffic rose in November, with KLM welcoming 2.0% more passengers aboard than in November 2018. Revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) were up 3.2%, with available seat kilometres (ASKs) up 2.4%, resulting in a slight increase in passenger loa...
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05
December
2019
| 10:02 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has opened a new service channel for the Japanese market. Via the social media platform LINE, our social media agents will offer 24-hour service to Japanese customers, starting 5 December. They will answers passengers’ questi...
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28
November
2019
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Ultimate customer perception and an unforgettable experience. “The lounge is a destination on its own.” Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines officially opened its completely renovated non-Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol Airport. Thanks to the outstan...
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27
November
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its European network to include Cork, Ireland. From March 2020, Ireland’s second largest city will be served daily with a direct KLM flight from Amsterdam. The flights will be operated using Embraer 175 and Embrae...
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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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