KLM - Archive (Cargo)

2017
17
October
2017
CZ Cargo and AFKLMP Cargo agreed to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen and shape our strategic cargo cooperation. ...
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29
September
2017
After hundreds of years, they will temporarily be returning home – KLM Cargo will be transporting works by Dutch masters from St Petersburg to Amsterdam. Secure transport will be on hand at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to bring the works to the Hermita...
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13
July
2017
KLM Cargo today officially launched a new sorting system that can handle more than 2,000 items per hour, bound for more than 70 destinations. The system was built in cooperation with Lödige Industries and Vanderlande. The innovative sorter allows for...
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10
July
2017
On Thursday, 6 July, director of the Hermitage Amsterdam, Cathelijne Broers, and KLM President & CEO, Pieter Elbers, signed a sponsorship agreement for an exhibition of Dutch masters at the Hermitage. As the “Dutch Master of the Air” KLM will be resp...
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13
April
2017
After a moving farewell ceremony in China, KLM transported the two giant pandas Xing Ya and Wen Wu from Chengdu in China to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This is the fourth time KLM has transported pandas worldwide, but the first time it has flown pand...
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March
2017
On Wednesday 12 April, the giant pandas Xing Ya and Wu Wen from China will land on Dutch soil.The two giant pandas, who were symbolically gifted to the Netherlands by China during the state visit of our Royal Couple in October 2015, will now arrive i...
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2016
28
September
2016
KLM Cargo has set up a project to significantly speed up and enhance the efficiency of European supply chains bringing customer cargo to Schiphol for subsequent international shipment. This project supports the objectives of the “Schiphol 2020 Mainpo...
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26
August
2016
KLM Cargo this week transported the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex from the United States to the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden. ...
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13
June
2016
In the year ahead, KLM Cargo will be taking a new sorting system for handling express shipments and mail into operation at Schiphol. Lödige Industries will start constructing the system in August 2016 and it is expected to be operational by mid-2017....
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20
January
2016
This week, KLM flew 50 paintings and 25 drawings and etchings to Brazil from the Mondrian collection housed at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (The Hague’s museum for modern art). The works are set to be used there in an international exhibition entitled...
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2015
16
September
2015
On 15 September, AIR FRANCE KLM MARTINAIR Cargo and China Southern Cargo signed a cargo domain agreement. This new partnership will give customers access to an extensive cargo network in the Asia Pacific region – where China Southern Cargo occupies a...
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10
April
2015
The spare mast for Team Dongfeng has been transported on a direct flight from Schiphol to Sao Paulo using KLM’s Boeing747 full freighter operated by Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo. Loading the 30 metres long mast through the aircraft nose loading doo...
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16
March
2015
Martinair Cargo is to scale back its fleet by June 2016 and will continue as a freighter operator for Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo using three Boeing 747-ERFs and a Boeing 747-BCF. The company has reached this decision after thorough deliberation w...
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2012
21
February
2012
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Kenya Airways are the first carriers in the air transport industry to offer a direct service between China and Africa. The service connects China’s key industrial zone in Guangdong with the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the ...
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2011
24
January
2011
This week Air France-KLM Cargo transported 220 white bicycles from National Park De Hoge Veluwe to Kenya. Air France-KLM Cargo joined hands with National Park De Hoge Veluwe to support the foundation Cycling out of Poverty. ...
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2010
12
July
2010
Air France, KLM and Martinair have entered into an agreement to settle damage claims brought against them in the United States alleging violations of the antitrust laws in connection with air cargo shipping services.   Under the terms of the settlem...
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01
April
2010
On Monday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flew Dance (Danse) – the world-renowned painting by French artist Henri Matisse – from the Hermitage in St Petersburg to the Hermitage Amsterdam, where it can be viewed up to and including 9 May. The enormous pa...
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