KLM - Archive (innovation)

2019
12
November
2019
| 13:43 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM and MBO College Airport, part of ROC van Amsterdam (Amsterdam Regional Training Centre), have developed a high quality simulation environment for aviation logistics at Schiphol. This merges KLM's business school with regular intermediary vocation...
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22
October
2019
| 16:44 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the first airline in the world to recycle PET bottles to make tools for repairing and maintaining its aircraft. Empty bottles are collected at the end of every flight and transformed into filament, the material used in 3D ...
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10
October
2019
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips announce Kickstart AI, a combination of actions to fuel AI education, talent and innovation in the Netherlands. Five Dutch companies Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips aim to further boost the AI ecos...
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07
October
2019
| 17:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen 7 October – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the world’s oldest international airline still operating under its original name, marked its 100th anniversary today. This auspicious occasion was celebrated with a spectacular event, attended by the M...
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24
September
2019
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines put the world's first fully automatic double jetway into service. A new innovation allows a double jet bridge to connect automatically to aircraft within one minute, thereby reducing pass...
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14
September
2019
| 00:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Today it was announced that Air France-KLM is back at the top of the “Airlines” category of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). KLM is proud of regaining this position, which confirms the success of our investment in making KLM and the broader...
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29
August
2019
| 14:51 Europe/Amsterdam
The Mainport Innovation Fund II was initiated by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the Delft University of Technology, NS Dutch Railways and the Port of Amsterdam, in cooperation with NBI Investors. The fund focuses on acceleratin...
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01
July
2019
| 14:51 Europe/Amsterdam
The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, "Oranjebloesem" (Orange Blossom) registration PH-BKA, was delivered on Sunday. It was greeted at Schiphol with a water salute. KLM is the first European airline to operate this more sustainable and economical airc...
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01
July
2019
| 14:30 Europe/Amsterdam
As of today, 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its KLM Bus network with a service connecting Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with Apeldoorn, Hengelo and Enschede. Travellers will be able to book an air ticket from these cities via Schiphol to a...
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29
June
2019
| 12:09 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today marked the 100th day before its 100th anniversary on 7 October this year with a festive event at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, where it announced its intention to join hands for the future aviation. Today, in an open lett...
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28
June
2019
| 14:57 Europe/Amsterdam
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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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26
June
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
  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
| 17:45 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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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27
May
2019
| 10:34 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed itself for a 10-year period to the development and purchase of 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel a year. KLM is the first airline in the world to invest in sustainable aviation fuel on this scale. SkyNR...
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24
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is now using a new and innovative app on the apron to make aircraft turnaround even more efficient. It is called Appron. The idea came from KLM’s Digital Studio, the business unit where two hundred people are working on innov...
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26
April
2019
| 10:04 Europe/Amsterdam
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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19
April
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
On Easter Sunday, KLM officially inaugurates Naples as its newest destination. The Italian port city of Naples will be KLM's tenth destination in Italy, which we will only serve during the summer months. KLM will use its Boeing 737-700/800 for the fl...
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18
April
2019
| 14:59 Europe/Amsterdam
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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01
March
2019
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM today opened a brand-new training facility, which is equipped with two new Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers (CEETs) made from real Boeing 737 and 777 equipment. The 777 is operated by a motion system, which has been especially designed for KLM...
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28
January
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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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2018
04
June
2018
| 12:52 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) today announced the launch of a unique partnership aimed at improving airline operations worldwide by driving growth, accelerating innovation, and streamlining operations, to meet the dem...
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03
May
2018
| 16:03 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines started the “Call your Mom” Mother’s Day campaign. In so doing, KLM hopes to bring mothers and children closer together through a new interactive platform. People from all over the world will be able to hold video conversatio...
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19
March
2018
| 11:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM is launching “The Journey,” an English-language podcast in which passengers talk about a journey that has changed their lives. KLM is the first airline that uses a podcast to display the power of travelling. Every episode will focus on a s...
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26
February
2018
| 09:50 Europe/Amsterdam
On Saturday, 24 February, KLM Cityhopper welcomed the latest Embraer E175+, bearing registration PH-EXU, and the latest Embraer 190, bearing registration PH-EXV, at Schiphol. This brings the total number of Embraer aircraft in the KLC fleet to 45. ...
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01
February
2018
| 10:32 Europe/Amsterdam
On Wednesday evening, KLM Cityhopper welcomed its latest Embraer E175+ bearing registration PH-EXT to Schiphol. The arrival of the 13th E175+ brings the total number of Embraer aircraft in the KLC fleet to 43, which includes 30 E190s. ...
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26
January
2018
| 14:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines welcomed its eleventh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Schiphol Airport. The aircraft landed today, 26 January, from Seattle in the US. It will bear the name Morgenster – Dutch for “Morning Star.” ...
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02
January
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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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