KLM - Archive (Statement)

2019
25
July
2019
| 12:51 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is doing its utmost to resume operations following a malfunction in the refuelling system at Aircraft Fuel Supply. We realise that the malfunction is highly annoying for all passengers who will not reach their destination today, particularly in t...
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24
July
2019
| 20:16 Europe/Amsterdam
The fuel system of the external company Aircraft Fuel Supply is malfunctioning. As a consequence, aircraft at Schiphol cannot be refueled. This has caused delays and a large number of the European flights as well as a limited number of intercontinent...
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18
July
2019
| 12:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Our aim is to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable on board. Of course mothers can breastfeed their children during our flights. By no means is the mother obliged to cover up herself or her child. And we absolutely don’t want to make the mums o...
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28
June
2019
| 14:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Click here for the full press release.   ...
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28
June
2019
| 11:16 Europe/Amsterdam
The arrival of KLM’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner from the Boeing factory in Charleston USA will be later than anticipated. The new aircraft was initially planned to land at Schiphol on Saturday morning 29 June, but is now expected in the coming da...
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21
June
2019
| 09:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Safety is the top priority for KLM. We closely follow all developments that may be related to the safety of airspace 24/7 and we organize the operation in such a way that the safety of the flights is guaranteed. The incident with the drone is reason ...
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31
May
2019
| 13:17 Europe/Amsterdam
The Air France - KLM Sustainability report 2018 is publised and contains everything about the developments and results in the field of sustainability of KLM and Air France over the past year. ...
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18
April
2019
| 13:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Air France-KLM is in close contact with its partner Jet Airways and is closely monitoring its situation. Jet Airways has suspended all its operations until further notice. Air France and KLM’s commercial teams are assisting all customers booked on...
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07
January
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Owing to the storm predicted for tomorrow, Tuesday, 8 January 2019, runway capacity is expected to be highly restricted at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Only one runway will be in use. KLM has therefore decided to cancel 159 European roundtrips schedul...
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2018
27
September
2018
| 16:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM and the unions for ground staff (CNV, De Unie, FNV, NVLT and VKP) achieved a negotiating result for a new collective labour agreement (CLA) for ground staff. KLM is delighted that the negotiating parties have achieved this result. The n...
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21
September
2018
| 12:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Jacomien Dijkstra will be appointed to senior vice president (SVP) Transformation Office with effect from 15 November 2018. She succeeds Jappe Blaauw who left KLM on 1 September. Jacomien is currently working as vice president of Human Resources a...
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20
September
2018
| 16:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Due to the expected extreme wind at Schiphol tomorrow, Friday 21 September 2018, there will be very limited runway capacity at Schiphol. That is why KLM had to decide to cancel 100 European return flights. The passengers concerned will be informed an...
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12
September
2018
| 18:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, the membership council of the Dutch Air Line Pilots Association (VNV) ratified the agreement in principle reached previously between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and the VNV. KLM is pleased that the new collective labour agreement for KLM’s pilots...
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04
September
2018
| 09:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Following an intensive round of negotiations and with the assistance of an arbitrator, KLM and the Dutch Airline Pilots Association, the VNV, today reached accord on a collective labour agreement for KLM’s pilots. This CLA retains the terms set down ...
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24
August
2018
| 17:59 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM and VNV have agreed to appoint ReulingSchutte, an agency specialised in business mediation, to act as mediator in the process of arriving at a future-proof collective labour agreement for KLM’s pilots. The current collective labour agreement spec...
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17
August
2018
| 13:29 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM yesterday presented the Dutch Airline Pilots Association VNV with an improved proposal for a new collective labour agreement (CLA) that better complies with the pilots’ wishes to reduce work pressure and improve work-life balance. We are not full...
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16
August
2018
| 20:16 Europe/Amsterdam
The Air France-KLM Group has just announced that Ben Smith will succeed Jean-Marc Janaillac as the Group's Chairman.kKL KLM President & CEAO Pieter Elbers: “I congratualate Ben Smith on his appointment and wish him the best of success. It is benef...
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13
August
2018
| 07:45 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and the Dutch Airline Pilots Association VNV met again today to discuss the future collective labour agreement (CLA) for pilots. Regrettably, the negotiations are in a difficult phase. Both VNV and KLM have put forward propos...
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09
August
2018
| 17:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Vanwege de verwachte slechte weersomstandigheden vanavond, is er sprake van beperkte start- en landingsbaancapaciteit op Schiphol. Dit betekent dat KLM 20 Europese retourvluchten heeft moeten annuleren. De betreffende passagiers worden geïnformeerd e...
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10
July
2018
| 19:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Martinair has been informed that a Convair aircraft has crashed in South Africa. The aircraft was painted in Martin’s Air Charter (retro) livery, but is not operated nor owned by Martinair. The Convair aircraft was destined for the Dutch aircraft ...
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07
July
2018
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
For commercial reasons KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has decided to suspend its direct flights to Tehran, Iran for the time being as of 24 September. ...
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27
May
2018
| 20:35 Europe/Amsterdam
The authorities in Oslo, Norway, have arrested a pilot following an alcohol test at the airport. We cannot give any further comment on this case, as an investigation is currently underway. More generally, KLM would like to reassert its firm convictio...
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15
May
2018
| 13:56 Europe/Amsterdam
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09
May
2018
| 12:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Flight KL 809 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur made a stopover in Phuket, Thailand. Smoke accumulated in the cabin when a passenger's mobile phone overheated. The crew handled the situation well and the captain opted to land the aircraft as a precautio...
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04
May
2018
| 20:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Pieter Elbers, KLM President & CEO:"I am extremely disappointed that a majority of our Air France colleagues voted against the salary proposal of its board of directors, along with the highly regrettable personal consequences for Jean-Marc Janaillac....
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01
May
2018
| 14:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, following long and intensive deliberations, the VNV (the Dutch Airline Pilots’ Association) and KLM have arrived at a new collective labour agreement for pilots. We will release more information about the accord very soon. KLM is extremely ple...
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29
April
2018
| 14:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Due to a power cut this morning, Schiphol decided to close the entire airport temporarily. Schiphol has since opened again, but check-in systems remained out of service and staff could not get to the airport. As a result, KLM has already had to...
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11
April
2018
| 13:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Prime Minister Rutte and KLM President & CEO Elbers together visited the Head Office of China Southern in Guangzhou, China. The Chairman of China Southern, Mr Wang welcomed the delegation and expressed his gratitude for the good relations between bot...
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12
March
2018
| 11:18 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has taken note of the appointment of Mr. Dick Benschop as CEO of Schiphol. Mr. Benschop has an impressive track record in both politics and business. This extensive experience and knowledge will come in handy on the various dossiers concerning th...
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01
March
2018
| 17:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Airports in the United Kingdom and Ireland are closed or poorly accessible due to the severe winter weather. All flights from and to Cardiff and Bristol have therefore been cancelled until noon (12.00 GMT) on Friday, 2 March. Similarly, for the wh...
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