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2019
14
March
2019
Aviation pioneers KLM, GKN Fokker and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) today jointly marked their centenary at the EYE Film Museum in Amsterdam. At this location, precisely 100 years ago, the First Aviation Exhibition Amsterdam (ELTA) was held....
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11
March
2019
From July 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will no longer offer tax-free articles for sale on its European flights. In January of 2020, it will suspend sales on intercontinental flights as well. As a result of new developments such as the rise of e-com...
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08
March
2019
Amstelveen, 8 March 2019 – KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers today signed the Talent at the Top Charter. At a special Talent at the Top breakfast, marking International Women’s Day, KLM committed itself to objectives that will see more talented women...
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08
March
2019
Following consistent strong growth in previous months, KLM’s traffic figures flattened out in February, partly due to growth restrictions at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. ...
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04
March
2019
KLM and Air France customers have access to 24 new North America routes operated by Virgin Atlantic/Delta departing the UK including connections via London Heathrow or Manchester The partnership offers Virgin Atlantic customers up to 58 new routes...
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01
March
2019
KLM today opened a brand-new training facility, which is equipped with two new Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers (CEETs) made from real Boeing 737 and 777 equipment. The 777 is operated by a motion system, which has been especially designed for KLM...
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27
February
2019
KLM has taken notice of the fact that the Pakistan airspace is closed. Flights towards various South East Asian destinations have been resumed via alternative routes and will NOT fly over Pakistan airspace. KLM will keep on monitoring the situation i...
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27
February
2019
KLM again had an excellent year in 2018 and all of our staff will benefit! This year, KLM will distribute a total of EUR 168 million gross to its employees. This marks the fourth consecutive year that KLM’s employees will share in the airline’s...
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20
February
2019
KLM’s annual figures for 2018 show strong profit ...
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19
February
2019
The AIR FRANCE-KLM Board of Directors voted in favor of the reappointment of Pieter Elbers as President and CEO of KLM. KLM CEO Pieter Elbers’ reappointment will be proposed to the KLM Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of April 2019. Ben Smith w...
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08
February
2019
We've got a nose for great music... ...
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08
February
2019
KLM Passenger Services welcomed 1.6% more passengers on board in January compared to the same month last year. With traffic up marginally by 0.3% measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) against a capacity increase of 0.7% measured in avail...
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28
January
2019
What if travellers waiting to board a plane could exchange tips face-to-face with others heading in the opposite direction? KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has built a bar where these travellers can meet to exchange local tips. Today, KLM is launching its “...
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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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