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2024
20
February
2024
| 13:58 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM will serve 155 destinations this summer; 92 in Europe and 63 intercontinental. KLM will increase available seat capacity by around 7% compared to the summer of 2023, almost matching pre-Covid levels. The summer schedule starts on 31 March 2024 an...
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13
February
2024
| 15:46 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM will take delivery of its new Airbus A321neo in just a few more months, with Copenhagen, Berlin and Stockholm recently announced as initial destinations. Today, KLM revealed further details about the new aircraft's livery and interior. The airlin...
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06
February
2024
| 08:32 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is wasting less food on board aircraft thanks to artificial intelligence. AI programs enable the company to better predict how many passengers who have booked will actually board a flight. This allows the exact number of required meals to be calc...
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01
February
2024
| 17:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 1 February 2024, KLM Equipment Services BV (KES) will become part of TCR International NV. A key reason for this move by KLM is that it will enable KES to seize growth opportunities, thereby guaranteeing long-term continuity. Under the new ...
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17
January
2024
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
On Wednesday morning, 17 January, a KLM aircraft operating under flight number KL1152 from Gothenburg to Amsterdam veered off the taxiway while taxiing in wintry conditions and came to rest with its nose wheel in the grass. The aircraft was carrying ...
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11
January
2024
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Airlines, knowledge institutions, the manufacturing industry, industry-wide associations and trade unions today jointly presented their vision of the future for the airline industry. With ten concrete commitments, we aim to collectively contribute to...
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10
January
2024
| 10:45 Europe/Amsterdam
2024 is all about connecting. The 160 destinations served by KLM from Schiphol make it possible to visit friends and family around the world, to do business and to discover new cultures. And we transport important goods, including medicines. Internat...
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05
January
2024
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Staying on course. As we look back to 2023, the sky unfolds a story of magical moments and complex challenges. Here's to the joy of shared experiences, to our people rising to all challenges and to the memories we created together. ...
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05
January
2024
| 11:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Ever wondered how we fuel up for our next journey?  Watch our new interns experience their first mission at Refueling Services.
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2023
21
December
2023
| 12:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Schiphol announced today that 483,000 aircraft movements will be possible in 2024, subject to certain conditions. This will make it possible for KLM to continue its recovery after the extremely difficult period during the pandemic. We are pleased abo...
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14
December
2023
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
·         Unruly passengers cause problems for airlines·         KLM has seen a 100% increase in unruly passenger numbers compared to 2019·         The airline industry and government plan to cooperate more closely to tackle this issue...
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12
December
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM today announced its intention to appoint Bas Brouns as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Managing Director of KLM, effective 24 April 2024. He succeeds Erik Swelheim, who will step down at the 2024 shareholders’ meeting at the end of his current ...
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08
December
2023
| 08:01 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today announced that its Supervisory Board has approved the proposed appointment of Wiebe Draijer as its chairman. The appointment is made on the recommendation of the works council. Mr Draijer’s appointment is subject to app...
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14
November
2023
| 16:45 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is satisfied that the Dutch government has decided to suspend the experimental rule for next year. It is an important step to prevent retaliation and to continue flying to the US. In addition, the European Commission has sent a clear signal to go...
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13
November
2023
| 13:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Members of the trade unions FNV Cabine and VNC voted in favour of a new collective labour agreement (CLA) for cabin personnel. KLM is pleased that an intensive period of negotiations has produced new CLAs for pilots and cabin personnel. Four of the f...
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09
November
2023
| 14:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Delft University of Technology researchers are launching a study on a new way of working at Schiphol’s baggage handling halls. To conduct their research, they will be working closely with all parties involved in baggage handling. Amsterdam Airport Sc...
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07
November
2023
| 16:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Update: the IT malfunction has been resolved.KLM passengers are currently unable to check in at Schiphol Airport due to an IT malfunction. Online check-in is possible. We apologize to customers who are about to depart from Schiphol for the inconvenie...
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02
November
2023
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
On Thursday 2 November, storm Ciarán passes over the Netherlands. Safety always comes first at KLM, both on the ground and in the air. KLM's analyses show that the expected wind force 9 combined with wind gusts of 95 to 110 kilometres per hour could ...
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27
October
2023
| 07:16 Europe/Amsterdam
In the third quarter of 2023, KLM generated operational profits of €539 million against a turnover of €3.425 billion. This represents an increase in comparison with last year’s figures. Although the total number of flights operated worldwide has yet ...
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13
October
2023
| 16:58 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM took note of the parliamentary letter. Without the government, KLM would not have survived the corona crisis. We are very grateful to the Netherlands for this. In unprecedented circumstances, we reached conditions aimed at preserving the connecti...
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12
October
2023
| 11:29 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is pleased that the Netherlands Ministry of Defense can arrange a military flight to repatriate Dutch citizens from Tel Aviv safely. Earlier, KLM regrettably had to decide not to operate a repatriation flight. We wanted to fulfill the request of ...
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06
October
2023
| 18:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates its 104th anniversary on 7 October in traditional fashion, presenting the latest addition to its collection of Delftware replicas of buildings with a unique history. This new miniature depicts the oldest station bu...
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02
October
2023
| 14:05 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM’s winter schedule this season will run from Sunday, 29 October 2023 to Sunday, 31 March 2024. The French city of Marseille has been added to the network. KLM is also offering over 20% more seats to Canada this winter compared to last year. Over t...
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27
September
2023
| 11:42 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM recently opened two renovated Lounges at the airports of Toronto (Canada) and Houston (United States). Together with the lounges at Schiphol Airport Amsterdam, these are KLM’s only Crown Lounges worldwide. Rejuvenation of these lounges forms part...
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25
September
2023
| 19:22 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM plans to renew its older generation long-haul fleet with Airbus A350 family aircraft in the coming years. The Airbus A350 is acknowled­ged as the most fuel efficient and silent aircraft of its generation. These new wide-body aircraft have substan...
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24
September
2023
| 22:56 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM and VNV reached an outline agreement on a new collective labor agreement for pilots on Sunday evening, September 24. With this agreement in outline, the announced work stoppage of Monday, September 25, has been cancelled.In the coming days, KLM a...
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21
September
2023
| 11:02 Europe/Amsterdam
For the third consecutive year, KLM has again won the APEX World Class Award. This special recognition is awarded by customers and the industry for performance in relation to themes including safety, customer well-being and sustainability. The presti...
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16
September
2023
| 09:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM presented a final proposal to the ground unions for a new collective agreement (CLA) for ground personnel. The outcome represents substantial progress for all ground colleagues.FNV and CNV consider the proposal a negotiation result and wil...
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06
September
2023
| 11:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Do you know what a Second Officer does? Our intern Caitlin got the best seat in the house and joined Second Officer Bart on his flight from Amsterdam to Salt Lake City to find out.
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01
September
2023
| 13:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Unfortunately, today the Dutch cabinet announced the government’s intention to drastically cut the number of flights operating at the Dutch airport Schiphol. In so doing, the minister is opting to focus one-sidedly on capacity reduction as a goal in ...
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