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2021
25
February
2021
| 18:35 Europe/Amsterdam
The first Embraer 195-E2 from Brazil arrived at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol this afternoon. The new aircraft type is both quieter and more economical than its predecessor the Embraer 190. The 195-E2 uses 9% less fuel per flight and therefore emits 31%...
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18
February
2021
| 07:19 Europe/Amsterdam
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16
February
2021
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Today saw the first flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Bonaire and Aruba carrying a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines destined for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is the first of several shipments that will deliver the vac...
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08
February
2021
| 13:04 Europe/Amsterdam
For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. This was announced today during the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) i...
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26
January
2021
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme has been renamed the KLM Corporate SAF Programme. SAF stands for Sustainable Aviation Fuel. KLM has opted for this new name to make it clear that the fuel it buys is manufactured sustainably, using raw materials that...
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2020
18
December
2020
| 12:20 Europe/Amsterdam
The year 2020 has been a turbulent year in many ways, also for KLM. The annual video and facts & figures show a year to be remembered as the year of the Covid-19 crisis. ...
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10
December
2020
| 12:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has retained its five-star classification based on customer evaluations gathered by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). Covering more than a million flights operated by just under 600 airlines, the APEX evalu...
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08
December
2020
| 09:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo launches the Cargo SAF Programme, enabling freight forwarders and shippers to reduce the shipments' carbon footprint. By participating in this programme, customers are investing in the development and us...
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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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