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2018
18
January
2018
In a discussion with Dutch television presenter Leo de Later, Pieter Elbers will talk about the state of affairs at KLM and look ahead at the company’s plans for the year to come.   ...
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17
January
2018
As a result of the heavy storm expected on Thursday, 18 January, runway capacity at Schiphol will be severely restricted. The heavy winds will also make it impossible to continue ground handling operations between 10:00 and 12:00 hours. KLM will ther...
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12
January
2018
Yesterday, the members’ council of the VNC trade union for cabin crew ratified the agreement in principle of a new collective labour agreement (CLA) for KLM cabin crew, which will remain in effect until June 2019. Owing to adjusted working procedures...
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09
January
2018
KLM welcomed a record 32.7 million passengers aboard its flights in 2017. The greatest rise was in Europe. The high passenger growth led to a record load factor of 88.4% over the year as a whole, which is 1.2% higher than in 2016. ...
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06
January
2018
KLM and the VNC trade union for cabin crew negotiated an agreement in principle tonight, Friday 5 January 2018, for a new collective labour agreement valid until 1June 2019. This is an important step in the negotiation of a new collective labour agre...
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03
January
2018
Due to the westerly storm sweeping across the Netherlands today, KLM has been compelled to cancel a total of 96 return flights on 3 January. Passengers on these flights are currently being informed and rebooked. Runway capacity is very limited at Ams...
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02
January
2018
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is expected to restrict runway activity on Wednesday, 3 January, as a heavy storm has been forecast. As a precaution, KLM has therefore cancelled 52 European return flights on 3 January. Passengers are currently being infor...
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02
January
2018
As of today, KLM will offer films with audio description via its inflight entertainment system aboard intercontinental* flights. This will ensure that blind and visually impaired passengers can also enjoy films during their flight. This reflects KLM’...
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2017
22
December
2017
In this season of togetherness, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines gave travellers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol an opportunity never seen before: to talk to every person in their own language. Together with advertising agency DDB & Tribal Amsterdam, KLM creat...
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20
December
2017
On Tuesday evening, KLM Cityhopper welcomed its latest Embraer 175+, registration PH-EXS, at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This, the twelfth E175+ brings the total number of Embraers in the KLC fleet to forty-two, which includes thirty E190s. This is t...
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19
December
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is taking the next step in using artificial intelligence (AI) within its social media service. KLM worked with AI frontrunner, DigitalGenius, to add automated answers to general repetitive questions from customers without the...
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19
December
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ first Airbus 330-300 to be fitted with the new World Business Class cabin interior made its first flight over the weekend to Havana (KL723). The cabin refit for the remaining 20% of KLM’s fleet will be completed by the end o...
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15
December
2017
2017 was another turbulent year for KLM, in which much was achieved, thanks to our customers, partners and employees. The highlights at a glance:     ...
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15
December
2017
KLM has extended its title sponsorship of the KLM Open for two years. Harm Kreulen, Managing Director KLM The Netherlands, was proud to make this announcement on the occasion of the Golf Awards ceremony on Thursday evening in Noordwijk, the Netherlan...
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14
December
2017
Today KLM launched its smart, interactive voice-driven pack assistant on Google Home. Here, KLM assists passengers to pack their bags through its recently launched service bot called BB, who finds her basis in artificial intelligence. Based on their ...
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12
December
2017
Extreme winter weather has caused major operational disruptions for KLM over the past few days. Once again, we have had to cancel 25 intercontinental flights and 105 European flights today. This results in part from the fact that many of our aircraft...
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11
December
2017
After the severe disruption caused by the extreme weather conditions of yesterday and today, KLM is expected to be able to operate its regular flight schedule tomorrow. However, the disruptions of today can still have an impact on the operations tomo...
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11
December
2017
Heavy snow combined with strong winds means there is again limited runway capacity at Schiphol today. KLM has been forced to cancel 143 European return flights and 10 intercontinental return flights. Affected passengers are being informed and rebooke...
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08
December
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines reported a sharp increase in traffic in November. KLM welcomed 10.2% more passengers on board than it did in November 2016. With passenger kilometer traffic growth up 7.3% and seat kilometer capacity up 5.7%, load factor rose...
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07
December
2017
In May 2018 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will continue to expand its medium haul network, with scheduled services to Växjö in south Sweden. KLM will operate a daily flight to Växjö in an Embraer 175 with 88 seats. This brings the total number of European...
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07
December
2017
Pilots have worn caps since the earliest days of KLM’s existence. Over the years, the style and look of the cap has changed to suit the fashion of the day. KLM no longer sees any added value in pilots wearing caps.  Besides, the aim is to give pilots...
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07
December
2017
On 7 December 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be launching a small package delivery service for its BlueBiz customers. Shipping Blue is a new worldwide package delivery service, developed specially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). A...
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29
November
2017
The authorities reopened Denpasar International Airport today. Flights to and from Denpasar can now be resumed. This can only be done if the aircraft avoid flying close to the dangerous ash cloud hanging above the volcano. Because the ash cloud is cl...
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29
November
2017
The Air France KLM press release: http://bit.ly/2Ai0c8a   ...
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28
November
2017
Today, KLM presents its first “KLM Christmas jumper”. KLM fans can order this unique jumper on https://shop.klm.com/  Be quick because it’s a ‘limited edition’. The jumper is suitable for men and women and is available in all sizes. More and more ...
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13
November
2017
KLM Cityhopper welcomed its latest Embraer 175+, registration PH-EXR, at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on Saturday, 11 November. This is KLC’s 11th E175+, bringing the total Embraer fleet to 41, which includes 30 E190s. Coming week the PH-EXR will opera...
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09
November
2017
After positive third quarter results, KLM’s traffic and transport figures showed strong growth again in October. KLM Passenger Business welcomed 7.9% more passengers compared to the same month last year. Load factor rose by 1.2 percentage point to 88...
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03
November
2017
The joint Air France KLM third quarter 2017 are available in the download box in this message.  ...
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31
October
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a direct service to Costa Rica on 31 October 2017. KLM will operate a twice weekly return service to the Costa Rican capital, San Jose, throughout the winter season. A third weekly service will be added at the en...
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29
October
2017
This weekend KLM Royal Dutch Airline celebrated the departure of the Fokker 70 in style, marking the end of a 97-year partnership between KLM and Fokker. The phase-out of the Fokker 70 at KLM Cityhopper rings down the curtain on an unique and remarka...
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