KLM - Archive

2019
10
October
2019
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
  Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips announce Kickstart AI, a combination of actions to fuel AI education, talent and innovation in the Netherlands. Five Dutch companies Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips aim to further boost the AI...
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08
October
2019
| 12:17 Europe/Amsterdam
The month of September showed an increase in KLM passenger numbers. KLM had 5.1% more passengers on board this month compared to the same month last year. With a higher transport of 4.4% in passenger kilometers and a higher capacity of seat kilometer...
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07
October
2019
| 17:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen 7 October – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the world’s oldest international airline still operating under its original name, marked its 100th anniversary today. This auspicious occasion was celebrated with a spectacular event, attended by the M...
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07
October
2019
| 14:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is exactly one hundred years old. Founded in 1919, KLM is the first commercial airline that is still flying under its original name to reach this milestone in the world. A true pioneer in aviation, KLM is celebrating i...
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03
October
2019
| 13:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Today KLM and Microsoft signed a Letter of Intent in Washington to explore cooperation focused on sustainable air travel. The agreement includes commitment to purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), which has the potential to reduce up to 80 percen...
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02
October
2019
| 10:51 Europe/Amsterdam
On 26 September, the KLM Crown Lounge served as the stage for a beautiful, miniature, surprise concert by the Netherlands Bach Society. The concert was a gift to KLM in honour of our one hundredth anniversary. A musical story The concert took p...
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01
October
2019
| 09:08 Europe/Amsterdam
To mark the 100th anniversary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, our iconic inflight magazine Holland Herald will publish a special festive issue with three different covers. The centenary edition, with covers designed by leading Dutch artists, will be ava...
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27
September
2019
| 10:43 Europe/Amsterdam
In 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines marks its 100th anniversary, while the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death, with the Year of Rembrandt. KLM and the Rijksmuseum will jointly celebrate these momentous mi...
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25
September
2019
| 10:05 Europe/Amsterdam
How can KLM Cargo process wood and other waste more efficiently and effectively with a minimum of environmental impact? What environmentally friendly and cost-efficient solutions are already in place to prevent or process residual waste streams diffe...
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24
September
2019
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines put the world's first fully automatic double jetway into service. A new innovation allows a double jet bridge to connect automatically to aircraft within one minute, thereby reducing pass...
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24
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen, 24 September 2019 - KLM is expanding its network to Austin, Texas. From May 2020, KLM will operate a direct service three times a week to this American city from Amsterdam using Airbus A330-300 equipment. Each flight will have a capacity ...
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14
September
2019
| 00:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Today it was announced that Air France-KLM is back at the top of the “Airlines” category of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). KLM is proud of regaining this position, which confirms the success of our investment in making KLM and the broader...
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13
September
2019
| 13:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 29 March 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will replace one of its daily services between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (“Schiphol”) with seat capacity aboard the Thalys high-speed train. In recent months, KLM, Thalys and NS Dutch Ra...
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09
September
2019
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
After having held the position of CEO for 6 years, Mattijs ten Brink will leave Transavia and will become CEO of the Sunweb Group later this year. Under the leadership of Mattijs, Transavia has developed into a financially healthy company with a stro...
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09
September
2019
| 07:31 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines saw passenger load factor decline slightly in August, by 0.2% to 91.6%. Traffic was up 1.5%, but lagged slightly behind a 1.8% increase in capacity. The decline in load factor was especially evident in Asia. Traffic growth wa...
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07
September
2019
| 18:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The KLM Centennial Run took place in Amsterdam today in celebration of our 100th anniversary. Runners completed a course of 5 or 10 kilometres in the woodlands of the Amsterdamse Bos, ending at the KLM Head Office in Amstelveen. More than 1,500 KL...
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04
September
2019
| 15:48 Europe/Amsterdam
During a flight from Amsterdam to New York yesterday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and its passengers reminisced about KLM uniforms over the years. In the run-up to the airline’s 100th anniversary on 7 October, the aisles were transformed into a catwalk ...
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02
September
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and ASICS today announced that they will be cooperating in the field of vitality. The partnership will revolve around KLM employees as well as frequent flyers and other passengers. Under the banner “Run the World”, the two co...
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29
August
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
During the KLM World Deal Weeks (from 29 August to 16 September), KLM will double any amount paid by passengers departing from The Netherlands should they choose to compensate for their share in the CO2 emissions for their flight through the CO2ZERO ...
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29
August
2019
| 14:51 Europe/Amsterdam
The Mainport Innovation Fund II was initiated by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the Delft University of Technology, NS Dutch Railways and the Port of Amsterdam, in cooperation with NBI Investors. The fund focuses on acceleratin...
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27
August
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From 26 August, KLM will be offering its World Business Class passengers a new, more sustainable version of the famous chocolate houses. The cocoa used for this purpose not only has a tasty, but also an environmentally friendly tale to it. The cocoa ...
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08
August
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The month of July showed an increase in KLM passenger numbers. Freight, on the other hand, had a sharp decline. KLM had 2.2% more passengers on board this month compared to the same month last year. With a higher transport of 1.6% in passenger kilome...
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31
July
2019
| 07:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Read the Air France-KLM press release here. ...
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30
July
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines had plenty to celebrate at the prestigious Content Marketing Awards ceremony in Cleveland. KLM’s inflight magazine Holland Herald won awards in two categories: Best Overall Editorial – Print and Hospitality/Travel Publication...
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24
July
2019
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines intends to relocate the departments working out of its headquarters in Amstelveen to new offices at Schiphol-East as of 2024. ...
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08
July
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM traffic figures improved in June, with 4.7% more passengers boarding our flights than in June last year. With traffic up 2.2% in RPK and capacity up slightly by 0.8% in ASK, our load factor rose 1.3% pts to 91.7%, compared to June 2018. The incre...
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05
July
2019
| 13:21 Europe/Amsterdam
In a world where we roam the skies, something blue has arrived. It marks the dawn of another hundred years of KLM. Our newest member of the family: the seven-eight-seven-dash-ten Dreamliner. ...
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01
July
2019
| 14:51 Europe/Amsterdam
The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, "Oranjebloesem" (Orange Blossom) registration PH-BKA, was delivered on Sunday. It was greeted at Schiphol with a water salute. KLM is the first European airline to operate this more sustainable and economical airc...
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01
July
2019
| 14:30 Europe/Amsterdam
As of today, 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its KLM Bus network with a service connecting Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with Apeldoorn, Hengelo and Enschede. Travellers will be able to book an air ticket from these cities via Schiphol to a...
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29
June
2019
| 12:09 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today marked the 100th day before its 100th anniversary on 7 October this year with a festive event at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, where it announced its intention to join hands for the future aviation. Today, in an open lett...
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