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2021
16
June
2021
| 10:51 Europe/Amsterdam
As more and more countries are reopening their borders, KLM is anticipating a cautious re-emergence of customer demand for destinations in Asia and the Middle East. This summer, KLM’s network will be virtually identical to the one it operated in 2019...
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10
June
2021
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) today announced the extension of their partnership that was officially established in 2018 and was the first to launch on the market a suite of tools delivering integral planning and control ...
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02
June
2021
| 12:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Highlights of KLM’s sustainability activities 2020 (see also attachment: KLM Sustainability at a glance 2020) Fly Responsibly: reducing, replacing and compensating Compared to 2005, KLM has reduced its total CO2 emissions by an absolute four per cent...
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02
June
2021
| 10:46 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM’s North American network of destinations is practically back to its 2019 level, before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the seating capacity and flight frequencies are still far below that of 2019. Although there are still significant travel restr...
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26
May
2021
| 18:44 Europe/Amsterdam
After the previously announced expansions in Europe for summer 2021, KLM will also be adding new destinations to its intercontinental network on commencement of its winter schedule (31 October 2021 to 26 March 2022). This ties in with KLM’s strategy ...
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18
May
2021
| 15:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Europe is gradually opening up again and the Netherlands is preparing for more travel opportunities. KLM is ready to carry its customers again, both at home and abroad, in a responsible and safe manner. Towards the summer, KLM’s European network of d...
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07
May
2021
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has been awarded the APEX Diamond Award Health Safety. This award is the highest possible level of certification for airlines in the area of health and safety. KLM is the second European airline to receive this Diamond certification, after Virgin...
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06
May
2021
| 07:16 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM’s turnover amounted to € 930 million in the first quarter of 2021, representing a 57% dip in comparison with the first quarter of 2020. The loss amounted to € 337 million, compared to a loss of € 275 million for the same period last year....
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29
April
2021
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has started the complete renewal of the cabins of 14 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, for both Business Class and Economy Class. The refurbished aircraft, which are mainly used for European flights, offer passengers more comfort and style and consume les...
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22
April
2021
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has begun installing Wi-Fi technology on a number of aircraft of its Boeing 737 fleet. Starting today, passengers can get acquainted with using the Internet on KLM flights within Europe. The first Boeing 737-800 is now equipped to offer this serv...
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25
February
2021
| 18:35 Europe/Amsterdam
The first Embraer 195-E2 from Brazil arrived at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol this afternoon. The new aircraft type is both quieter and more economical than its predecessor the Embraer 190. The 195-E2 uses 9% less fuel per flight and therefore emits 31%...
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18
February
2021
| 07:19 Europe/Amsterdam
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16
February
2021
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Today saw the first flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Bonaire and Aruba carrying a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines destined for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is the first of several shipments that will deliver the vac...
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08
February
2021
| 13:04 Europe/Amsterdam
For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. This was announced today during the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) i...
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26
January
2021
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme has been renamed the KLM Corporate SAF Programme. SAF stands for Sustainable Aviation Fuel. KLM has opted for this new name to make it clear that the fuel it buys is manufactured sustainably, using raw materials that...
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2020
18
December
2020
| 12:20 Europe/Amsterdam
The year 2020 has been a turbulent year in many ways, also for KLM. The annual video and facts & figures show a year to be remembered as the year of the Covid-19 crisis. ...
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10
December
2020
| 12:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has retained its five-star classification based on customer evaluations gathered by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). Covering more than a million flights operated by just under 600 airlines, the APEX evalu...
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08
December
2020
| 09:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo launches the Cargo SAF Programme, enabling freight forwarders and shippers to reduce the shipments' carbon footprint. By participating in this programme, customers are investing in the development and us...
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04
December
2020
| 15:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Trans-Atlantic partners Delta Air Lines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are launching COVID-tested flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam, effective December 15, 2020. The airline partners have worked with the Dutch Government, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and...
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13
November
2020
| 16:41 Europe/Amsterdam
As of March this year, Air France KLM's cargo division is committed to maintaining its global air freight network as part of vital freight flows. During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare institutions and individuals could and can have access to medic...
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12
November
2020
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The second wave of coronavirus in Europe has resulted in new lockdowns, prompting KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to make network adjustments for the coming period. KLM will keep serving as many destinations as possible, but will reduce seat capacity and fl...
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03
November
2020
| 18:56 Europe/Amsterdam
The Dutch Airline Pilots Association VNV joined seven other unions today in agreeing to contribute to KLM’s cost-reduction efforts by signing a “commitment clause”. The airline and the eight trade unions have thus satisfied a key requirement, clearin...
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30
October
2020
| 07:18 Europe/Amsterdam
The Air France-KLM results for the third quarter of 2020 grimly reconfirm the extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the air transport industry. This is without doubt our deepest crisis since World War II – for broader society, for aviat...
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28
October
2020
| 16:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Starting 5 November, KLM Cityhopper will be introducing Virtual Reality (VR) training for pilots flying Embraer 175 and 190 aircraft. Developed in-house, the VR training courses will allow pilots to make more effective use of their training time and ...
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07
October
2020
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
In keeping with tradition, KLM will once again mark its anniversary on 7 October with a new Delftware miniature house. KLM presents these houses to World Business Class passengers on intercontinental flights. The 101st KLM miniature house is a replic...
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02
October
2020
| 09:25 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today submitted its restructuring plan to the Netherlands Ministry of Finance. The presentation of this restructuring plan was a key condition in obtaining a government loan and guarantees to the value of EUR 3.4 billion. The...
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30
September
2020
| 14:26 Europe/Amsterdam
At the end of last week, KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers officially activated the new robot for the production of ICA M-class (Economy Class) meals at KLM Catering Services (KCS). KCS is the only company in the world to take such a robot into opera...
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23
September
2020
| 17:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Owing to adjusted travel warnings, prompting Code Orange (essential travel only) designations for the UK, Spain, parts of France and other countries, the planned upscaling of KLM’s European network in September has been put on hold. The quarantine ru...
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15
September
2020
| 16:15 Europe/Amsterdam
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 of course also wear facial protection. ...
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14
September
2020
| 17:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective immediately, KLM customers can request a refundable voucher – free of charge and for whatever reason – for all tickets with a planned departure up and until 31 March 2021. Customers then have the choice of buying a new ticket with the vouch...
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