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2019
26
June
2019
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the world’s first airline to offer an inspirational service via the Amazon Alexa smart speaker. In conversation with the KLM bot, users are advised on suitable destinations, using a combination of images and spoken text. U...
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20
June
2019
  KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) have launched a joint venture, NUVEON, for the development of new Augmented Reality (AR) products for MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul). NUVEON will integrate AR throu...
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19
June
2019
KLM announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, its intention to purchase up to 35 E195-E2 jets; 15 firm orders with purchase rights for a further 20 aircraft of the same model. More information can be found here. ...
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11
June
2019
As of today, Apple Pay is available to Dutch users of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ iOS app. Using Apple Pay, customers will be able to pay quickly, conveniently and safely for flight tickets and supplementary products, including hold baggage or seats of...
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06
June
2019
Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines initiated its Amsterdam-Las Vegas (LAS) route. KLM will use a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with a capacity of 294 seats per flight on Thursdays and Sundays. Starting 1 July, a third weekly flight will be added on Tuesdays. ...
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04
June
2019
Interns Marta en Merle find out what it takes to transport and install a 33 tonnes heavy and 6,5 metres wide Boeing 777 cabin simulator to the brand new training facility of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. ...
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03
June
2019
KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers and Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Professor Henri Werij today signed a new cooperative agreement to work together on making aviation more sustainable at the...
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29
May
2019
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has extended its existing contract with the Dam tot Damloop (“Dam to Dam Run”) by five years until 2023. KLM President and CEO Pieter Elbers and Cees Pronk, Director of Events and Sponsorship of organiser Le Champion, signed ...
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29
May
2019
From January 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will serve World Business Class passengers a dish created by KLM Captain Folkert Stikvoort. He is the winner of the KLM Cooking Contest, as selected by a panel of six judges headed by three-star Michelin ch...
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06
May
2019
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated its first flight to the Polish city of Wrocław today on Monday, 6 May 2019. Wrocław is the fourth destination to be served by KLM in Poland. The flights will be operated daily using Embraer 175 equipment. Wrocław ...
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03
May
2019
" KLM’s operating result for the first quarter of 2019 shows a clear reversal of the last year’s upward trend, working out to a EUR 56 million loss. The difference compared to the same period last year is EUR 116 million, when KLM recorded a profit o...
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26
April
2019
KLM helps its travelers to get ready for King's Day! Our passengers will receive a crash course at Schiphol Plaza on 26 and 27 April. They are completely prepared for this unique Dutch holiday in a King's Day simulator! ...
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18
April
2019
As of 18 April, KLM will be the first airline worldwide to run a campaign using Facebook’s Augmented Reality (AR) ads format aimed at promoting its beautiful – perhaps for most travellers less well-known – destinations on Facebook. Cities like Taipei...
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15
April
2019
  KLM and Air Mauritius will suspend their joint venture operations between Mauritius and Amsterdam at the start of the 2019 IATA Winter season effective from 27 October 2019. The current joint operations on the 2 weekly Air Mauritius’ operated...
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09
April
2019
Amstelveen, April 9 2019 – KLM is expanding its network with the opening of Guanacaste Liberia (LIR) in Costa Rica. As per the start of the winter 2019 schedule, this region on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica will be served four times per week with a...
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08
April
2019
The unique partnership between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), aimed at improving Digital Airline Operations worldwide today announced that GOL becomes the reference low-cost carrier customer.​ ...
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14
March
2019
Aviation pioneers KLM, GKN Fokker and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) today jointly marked their centenary at the EYE Film Museum in Amsterdam. At this location, precisely 100 years ago, the First Aviation Exhibition Amsterdam (ELTA) was held....
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08
March
2019
What is it like to be an airline pilot? Intern Marta joined our pilots Richard and Christa in the cockpit and found out! ...
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08
March
2019
Amstelveen, 8 March 2019 – KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers today signed the Talent at the Top Charter. At a special Talent at the Top breakfast, marking International Women’s Day, KLM committed itself to objectives that will see more talented women...
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08
March
2019
Following consistent strong growth in previous months, KLM’s traffic figures flattened out in February, partly due to growth restrictions at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. ...
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04
March
2019
KLM and Air France customers have access to 24 new North America routes operated by Virgin Atlantic/Delta departing the UK including connections via London Heathrow or Manchester The partnership offers Virgin Atlantic customers up to 58 new routes...
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08
February
2019
KLM Passenger Services welcomed 1.6% more passengers on board in January compared to the same month last year. With traffic up marginally by 0.3% measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) against a capacity increase of 0.7% measured in avail...
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28
January
2019
What if travellers waiting to board a plane could exchange tips face-to-face with others heading in the opposite direction? KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has built a bar where these travellers can meet to exchange local tips. Today, KLM is launching its “...
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22
January
2019
Intern Marta finds out how an airplane is checked between flights at KLM Line Maintenance. ...
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15
January
2019
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and flag carrier of the Faroe Islands, Atlantic Airways, announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement. This will expand the global route offering for both companies. The airlines now offer jointly operated flights...
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09
January
2019
KLM welcomed a record 34.2 million passengers on board in 2018. That is a 4.5% increase compared to 2017. The growth was greatest in Europe and in North and South America. The strong passenger growth resulted in a record load factor of 89.1% for the ...
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2018
20
December
2018
An overview of facts & highlights of 2018. ...
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18
December
2018
In the spring of 2019, KLM will expand its network with service to the Italian port of Naples. KLM’s 10th destination in Italy will only be served in the summer months. The first flight to Naples will depart on 21 April 2019. KLM will operate Boeing ...
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13
December
2018
Amstelveen, the Netherlands, 13 December 2018 – Good news for all mums, dads, grandmas, grandpas, and friends of KLM passengers. Today KLM launches Family Updates on WhatsApp. The new service lets passengers start a WhatsApp group to keep friends and...
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12
December
2018
Schiphol, 12 December 2018 - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today opened the first part of the new KLM non-Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol for its customers. The lounge now boasts a completely new setup and ambience. The primary point of departure here i...
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