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2024
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February
2024
| 07:18 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM generated EUR 12.1 billion in revenues in 2023, with operational profits of EUR 650 million. This is a record turnover despite profits being under pressure compared to 2022.
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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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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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2023
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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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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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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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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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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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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30
August
2023
| 10:13 Europe/Amsterdam
On 28 and 29 August, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and the trade association Electric Flying Connection (EFC) offered a group of KLM guests a unique opportunity to experience the future of flying. The eighteen guests received a trial electric flying lesso...
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28
July
2023
| 07:21 Europe/Amsterdam
During the first six months of 2023, the KLM Group earned revenue to the sum of EUR 5.6 billion, an increase of 20% compared to the first half of 2022. Operating profit amounted to EUR 129 million, compared to EUR 266 million in 2022 (which then incl...
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29
June
2023
| 10:02 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has introduced new World Business Class seats. These broader seats have a sliding door ensuring greater comfort and privacy. Thanks to various innovations, the seats and their fittings are 10-15% lighter than other business c...
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15
June
2023
| 16:23 Europe/Amsterdam
The KLM Group has submitted a plan to the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management in response to government’s proposal to reduce noise impact by 20% throughout the day and by 15% at night. The KLM Group embraces further noise abatement. T...
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17
May
2023
| 13:10 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM customers who prefer a more neutral form of address when making a booking can now choose a gender-neutral alternative to the customary masculine or feminine courtesy titles. KLM has recognised a growing demand for this option among certain custom...
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05
May
2023
| 07:01 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Group generated revenues of €2,522 million in the first quarter of 2023 compared to €1,903 million in the same period last year. Although winter is the slow season for airlines, the demand for tickets remained relatively strong. People are obviou...
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26
April
2023
| 13:59 Europe/Amsterdam
On 1 April 2023, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines starts a collaboration with the AeroDelft student team to work on its Project Phoenix: building a hydrogen-powered aircraft. Developing and testing a hydrogen-powered aircraft will generate important insights...
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18
April
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
As of 17 April 2023, KLM has opened a new revolving credit facility (RCF) with a syndicate of 14 international banks. This relates to an amount of €1 billion for a term of four years, with an option to extend for a further two years. KLM is therefore...
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22
March
2023
| 14:57 Europe/Amsterdam
From the start of the summer schedule on Sunday, 26 March 2023, the KLM route network will comprise 165 destinations – 96 European and 69 intercontinental. The airline is expanding its Asian network, doubling the number of KLM flights to Asia compare...
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03
March
2023
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The KLM Group, Delta Air Lines, Corendon, easyJet and TUI are joining forces to take summary proceedings against the Dutch government in a bid to keep the Netherlands connected to the rest of the world via Schiphol Airport. The airlines are challengi...
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20
February
2023
| 12:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 1 March 2023, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will add two new members to its Board of Managing Directors, bringing the total number to five. As Chief People Officer (CPO), Miriam Kartman will be responsible for KLM's Human Resources policy, while...
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17
February
2023
| 07:03 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Group posted an operating profit of EUR 706 million on revenues of EUR 10.7 billion in 2022 with an operating margin of 6.6%. Issues during operational ramp-up prevented KLM from delivering the level of service to which customers are accustomed a...
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15
February
2023
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has purchased additional seats on four Thalys trains for transfer passengers travelling between Amsterdam and Brussels this summer. The extra seats form part of KLM’s efforts to scale down its four daily flights still operated between Amsterdam a...
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