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2019
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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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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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29
June
2019
| 06:55 Europe/Amsterdam
With an open letter published on 29 June 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has reached out to stakeholders in aviation to join forces in the development of sustainable solutions for the industry. Under the banner ‘Fly Responsibly’, KLM invites airlines,...
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26
June
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the world’s first airline to offer an inspirational service via the Amazon Alexa smart speaker. In conversation with the KLM bot, users are advised on suitable destinations, using a combination of images and spoken text. U...
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20
June
2019
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
  KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) have launched a joint venture, NUVEON, for the development of new Augmented Reality (AR) products for MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul). NUVEON will integrate AR throu...
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19
June
2019
| 17:45 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, its intention to purchase up to 35 E195-E2 jets; 15 firm orders with purchase rights for a further 20 aircraft of the same model. More information can be found here. ...
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11
June
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
As of today, Apple Pay is available to Dutch users of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ iOS app. Using Apple Pay, customers will be able to pay quickly, conveniently and safely for flight tickets and supplementary products, including hold baggage or seats of...
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11
June
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM’s traffic figures improved in May. We welcomed 4.6% more passengers on board than we did in the same month last year. With revenue passenger kilometres up 2.6% and available seat kilometres up 1.6%, load factor increased by 0.9% compared to May l...
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06
June
2019
| 13:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines initiated its Amsterdam-Las Vegas (LAS) route. KLM will use a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with a capacity of 294 seats per flight on Thursdays and Sundays. Starting 1 July, a third weekly flight will be added on Tuesdays. ...
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04
June
2019
| 14:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines, Air France and KLM are celebrating 10 years of their successful trans-Atlantic cooperation, a partnership that has continued to lead the industry and set a trend for others to follow. ...
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03
June
2019
| 09:37 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers and Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Professor Henri Werij today signed a new cooperative agreement to work together on making aviation more sustainable at the...
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29
May
2019
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has extended its existing contract with the Dam tot Damloop (“Dam to Dam Run”) by five years until 2023. KLM President and CEO Pieter Elbers and Cees Pronk, Director of Events and Sponsorship of organiser Le Champion, signed ...
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29
May
2019
| 11:10 Europe/Amsterdam
From January 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will serve World Business Class passengers a dish created by KLM Captain Folkert Stikvoort. He is the winner of the KLM Cooking Contest, as selected by a panel of six judges headed by three-star Michelin ch...
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27
May
2019
| 10:34 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed itself for a 10-year period to the development and purchase of 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel a year. KLM is the first airline in the world to invest in sustainable aviation fuel on this scale. SkyNR...
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24
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is now using a new and innovative app on the apron to make aircraft turnaround even more efficient. It is called Appron. The idea came from KLM’s Digital Studio, the business unit where two hundred people are working on innov...
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23
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From May 23rd 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will extend the number of code-sharing destinations it offers in partnership with China Eastern. The number of destinations will increase from 14 to 63, including Yinchuan, Xining, Shantao, Zhangjiang and ...
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22
May
2019
| 21:08 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be expanding its Indian network to include Bangalore. At the end of October 2019, KLM will launch a thrice-weekly direct service from Amsterdam to this Indian megacity. These flights will be operated using Boeing 787-9 (...
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10
May
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM’s traffic figures for the month of April reflect a slight increase. KLM welcomed 1.8% more passengers on board in April compared to the same month last year. Passenger load factor remained largely stable in comparison with the same month last yea...
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06
May
2019
| 16:09 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated its first flight to the Polish city of Wrocław today on Monday, 6 May 2019. Wrocław is the fourth destination to be served by KLM in Poland. The flights will be operated daily using Embraer 175 equipment. Wrocław ...
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03
May
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
" KLM’s operating result for the first quarter of 2019 shows a clear reversal of the last year’s upward trend, working out to a EUR 56 million loss. The difference compared to the same period last year is EUR 116 million, when KLM recorded a profit o...
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26
April
2019
| 10:04 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM helps its travelers to get ready for King's Day! Our passengers will receive a crash course at Schiphol Plaza on 26 and 27 April. They are completely prepared for this unique Dutch holiday in a King's Day simulator! ...
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25
April
2019
| 15:41 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM shareholders have agreed to the reappointment of President & Chief Executive Officer, Pieter Elbers, and Chief Operating Officer, René de Groot, for a new term of four years. The shareholders have also agreed to the new appointment of Janine Vos,...
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19
April
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
On Easter Sunday, KLM officially inaugurates Naples as its newest destination. The Italian port city of Naples will be KLM's tenth destination in Italy, which we will only serve during the summer months. KLM will use its Boeing 737-700/800 for the fl...
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18
April
2019
| 14:59 Europe/Amsterdam
As of 18 April, KLM will be the first airline worldwide to run a campaign using Facebook’s Augmented Reality (AR) ads format aimed at promoting its beautiful – perhaps for most travellers less well-known – destinations on Facebook. Cities like Taipei...
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15
April
2019
| 14:47 Europe/Amsterdam
  KLM and Air Mauritius will suspend their joint venture operations between Mauritius and Amsterdam at the start of the 2019 IATA Winter season effective from 27 October 2019. The current joint operations on the 2 weekly Air Mauritius’ operated...
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09
April
2019
| 15:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen, April 9 2019 – KLM is expanding its network with the opening of Guanacaste Liberia (LIR) in Costa Rica. As per the start of the winter 2019 schedule, this region on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica will be served four times per week with a...
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08
April
2019
| 17:04 Europe/Amsterdam
The unique partnership between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), aimed at improving Digital Airline Operations worldwide today announced that GOL becomes the reference low-cost carrier customer.​ ...
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