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2020
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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01
September
2020
| 13:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The scale model of the Flying-V - the energy-efficient aircraft of the future - has flown for the first time. A year and a half ago TU Delft and KLM announced the start of the design of the Flying-V during IATA 2019 and after extensive wind tunnel te...
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21
August
2020
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
As of August 27, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly again to the Chinese city of Hangzhou. For the time being, it concerns 1 passenger flight per week, which will be operated via Seoul Incheon (South Korea) with a Boeing 777-200. KLM is making every e...
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18
August
2020
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly to Cairo twice a week from 9 September to 25 October. In 2017, KLM last operated passenger flights to the Egyptian capital. KLM has always carried cargo between Amsterdam and Cairo with full freighter aircraft. ...
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13
August
2020
| 12:15 Europe/Amsterdam
As of 25 October 2020 KLM will start daily flights to the Polish city of Poznan. This will be KLM's fifth destination in Poland, after Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk and Wroclaw. ...
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31
July
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is in the throes of a crisis of unprecedented magnitude. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus at the start of 2020, numerous measures have already been taken to deal with the current circumstances. Expectations are that the road to recovery w...
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30
July
2020
| 19:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The dramatic consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak for the airline industry are more pronounced in KLM’s figures for the second quarter as opposed to the first quarter. Cargo business is performing well, but passenger operations have yet to display a...
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23
July
2020
| 15:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM's European network will grow in the coming months from 72 destinations in July to 91 destinations in August, September and October. The number of intercontinental destinations will increase from 51 in July, to 59 in August and 61 in September and...
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21
July
2020
| 20:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Tuesday 21 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumed passenger flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Shanghai due to the relaxation of travel restrictions by the Chinese government. These flights are in addition to the cargo airlift that sta...
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21
July
2020
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From 28 September 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will adjust the schedule for flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the Gulf States in the Middle East. KLM will also expand its network with the opening of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is an...
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21
July
2020
| 09:47 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM announces today that Eelco van Asch will be appointed Executive Vice President Information Services & CIO with effect from 1 September 2020, when he will also be joining the Executive Team. He succeeds Paul Elich, who will be retiring on the same...
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16
July
2020
| 09:29 Europe/Amsterdam
From August 31, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly daily between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Southampton, the largest city south of London. The flights will be operated with the Embraer 175, with a capacity of 88 passengers. Southampton is the seve...
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13
July
2020
| 14:06 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM expands its European network with Cork (Ireland). As of 3 August, the second largest city of Ireland will be connected to Schiphol every day by KLM. Flights will be operated with the Embraer 175, with a capacity of 88 passengers. KLM is in the...
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09
July
2020
| 09:44 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has reopened its European Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol. The KLM Crown Lounge (Non-Schengen) remained open to customers, offering them an opportunity to continue to use the most important facilities. This made KLM the only major European airl...
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30
June
2020
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
As of 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually resume the KLM Bus network in accordance with Dutch health guidelines. This means that once a day, the KLM Bus will travel to and from Schiphol Airport from Maastricht, Maastricht Aachen Airport, ...
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26
June
2020
| 08:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen – June 26th 2020 - KLM announces that it has secured financing for a total amount of EUR 3.4 billion. COVID-19 has caused aviation to virtually come to a standstill worldwide in recent months. The pandemic has an unprecedented impact on...
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20
June
2020
| 11:19 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is gradually and carefully restarting its network. In July, KLM operates 5,000 European flights. The forecast for August is 11,000. Intercontinental numbers are around 1,900 in July and 2,100 in August. At the moment, about half of the interconti...
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02
June
2020
| 14:01 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will further expand its route network in July. Compared to June, the number of flights will increase by more than 60 percent. KLM will operate 25 to 30 percent of the normal number of flights. ...
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02
June
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Air France-KLM 2019 Sustainability Report for 2019 is available to download here....
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