KLM - Archive

2020
09
January
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM welcomed a record number of 35.1 million passengers on board in 2019. This represents an increase of 2.7% in comparison with 2018. This level of growth generated a passenger load factor of 89.4% for the year as a whole, representing an increase o...
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2019
21
December
2019
| 11:56 Europe/Amsterdam
This morning KLM's fourth Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Charleston, South Carolina. The sustainable and energy-efficient aircraft with registration PH-BKF bears the name "Snow drop". Alongside the u...
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19
December
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
With a warm thank you to all customers and employees who made 2019 a memorable year for KLM, find below: the yearly movie with KLM highlights and the KLM Facts & Figures sheet 2019. ...
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19
December
2019
| 11:17 Europe/Amsterdam
This morning KLM's thirty first Boeing 737-800 arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Seattle. The sustainable aircraft with registration PH-BCL bears the name "Red-crested Pochard". Alongside the use of weight-saving materials, the...
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18
December
2019
| 14:58 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM The Netherlands will be extending its contract as partner and title sponsor of the KLM Dutch Open up to and including the year 2022. Harm Kreulen, Managing Director KLM The Netherlands made this announcement at a press conference at Bernardus Gol...
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18
December
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is flying with flight KL0681 from Amsterdam to Vancouver with catering supplies on board that have mostly been collected and recycled within a new, closed-loop system. The containers, lids and glasses were collected ea...
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12
December
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Travellers are changing the way they search, book and travel. How will technology and passengers influence travel in 2020? In this forecast, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines looks to the future of travel: from booking with the aid of voice technology and sus...
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10
December
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has purchased sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % compared to fossil kerosene. This purchase is...
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09
December
2019
| 15:18 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Qantas, have today announced an additional codeshare agreement creating new options for customers travelling between the Netherlands and Australia. In this agreement Qantas will add its code on KLM’s daily flights between...
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09
December
2019
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 1 January 2020, Adriaan den Heijer is appointed executive vice president of Air France-KLM Cargo and managing director of Martinair Holland NV. He succeeds Marcel de Nooijer, who will join Transavia as CEO on 1 January. ...
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09
December
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Passenger traffic rose in November, with KLM welcoming 2.0% more passengers aboard than in November 2018. Revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) were up 3.2%, with available seat kilometres (ASKs) up 2.4%, resulting in a slight increase in passenger loa...
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05
December
2019
| 10:02 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has opened a new service channel for the Japanese market. Via the social media platform LINE, our social media agents will offer 24-hour service to Japanese customers, starting 5 December. They will answers passengers’ questi...
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28
November
2019
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Ultimate customer perception and an unforgettable experience. “The lounge is a destination on its own.” Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines officially opened its completely renovated non-Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol Airport. Thanks to the outstan...
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27
November
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its European network to include Cork, Ireland. From March 2020, Ireland’s second largest city will be served daily with a direct KLM flight from Amsterdam. The flights will be operated using Embraer 175 and Embrae...
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20
November
2019
| 10:20 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Cityhopper has confirmed its order for 21 Embraer 195-E2 aircraft, plus an option for 14 more. In June, KLM Cityhopper announced its intention to buy 35 Embraer 195-E2s, but this order comprised a fixed order for 15 aircraft plus an option for an...
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15
November
2019
| 12:02 Europe/Amsterdam
The Animal Hotel run by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has won the prestigious IPATA Excellence Award 2019. The prize was awarded on 14 November by customers of the Animal Hotel, VCK Logistics, Copex and Eagle Freight. ...
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13
November
2019
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
  A year ago, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden delivered the first Elsevier Economics Lecture on the need for an energy transition. Yesterday, KLM President and CEO Pieter Elbers took an in-depth look at the global drive for sustainability in...
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12
November
2019
| 13:43 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM and MBO College Airport, part of ROC van Amsterdam (Amsterdam Regional Training Centre), have developed a high quality simulation environment for aviation logistics at Schiphol. This merges KLM's business school with regular intermediary vocation...
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12
November
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The month of October showed an increase in KLM passenger numbers. KLM had 3.6% more passengers on board this month compared to the same month last year. With a higher transport of 3.0% in passenger kilometers and a higher capacity of seat kilometers ...
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08
November
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
SHV Energy has joined the KLM Corporate BioFuel Programme (KCBP). In so doing, SHV Energy will reduce its headquarters’ CO2 emissions by 50%. Additionally, the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) has extended its participation in KCBP for a fur...
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31
October
2019
| 07:20 Europe/Amsterdam
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28
October
2019
| 14:16 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain, have signed a codeshare partnership, for travel commencing from 27 October 2019. The announcement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) betwee...
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28
October
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Starting today, fans of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines can travel comfortably and in style with the limited edition Jet Legs tracksuit trousers. Jet Legs are available through KLM’s Instagram Channel and web shop. When KLM introduced Jet Legs, it commis...
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24
October
2019
| 15:34 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching services to three new destinations with the start of the winter schedule on 28 October: St Maarten, Guanacaste Liberia (Costa Rica) and Bangalore (India). KLM will continue to operate services to the new destinat...
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22
October
2019
| 16:44 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the first airline in the world to recycle PET bottles to make tools for repairing and maintaining its aircraft. Empty bottles are collected at the end of every flight and transformed into filament, the material used in 3D ...
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18
October
2019
| 16:50 Europe/Amsterdam
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is currently underway. The world’s biggest festival for electronic music attracts 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries to the Dutch capital. KLM and ADE will compensate CO2 for visitors who flew in on KLM flig...
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18
October
2019
| 09:18 Europe/Amsterdam
In honour of KLM’s 100th anniversary, we joined forces with Hearst Create and the popular science magazine Quest, to create the Holland Herald Junior magazine. The inflight magazine for children will be dished out to all passengers aged 8 to 14 on KL...
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17
October
2019
| 13:33 Europe/Amsterdam
This morning KLM's second Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Charleston, South Carolina. The sustainable and energy-efficient aircraft with registration PH-BKC bears the name "Busy Lizzie". All KLM Dr...
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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 ecos...
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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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