KLM - Archive (klm)

2019
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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13
September
2019
| 13:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 29 March 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will replace one of its daily services between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (“Schiphol”) with seat capacity aboard the Thalys high-speed train. In recent months, KLM, Thalys and NS Dutch Ra...
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09
September
2019
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
After having held the position of CEO for 6 years, Mattijs ten Brink will leave Transavia and will become CEO of the Sunweb Group later this year. Under the leadership of Mattijs, Transavia has developed into a financially healthy company with a stro...
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09
September
2019
| 07:31 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines saw passenger load factor decline slightly in August, by 0.2% to 91.6%. Traffic was up 1.5%, but lagged slightly behind a 1.8% increase in capacity. The decline in load factor was especially evident in Asia. Traffic growth wa...
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07
September
2019
| 18:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The KLM Centennial Run took place in Amsterdam today in celebration of our 100th anniversary. Runners completed a course of 5 or 10 kilometres in the woodlands of the Amsterdamse Bos, ending at the KLM Head Office in Amstelveen. More than 1,500 KL...
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04
September
2019
| 15:48 Europe/Amsterdam
During a flight from Amsterdam to New York yesterday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and its passengers reminisced about KLM uniforms over the years. In the run-up to the airline’s 100th anniversary on 7 October, the aisles were transformed into a catwalk ...
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29
August
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
During the KLM World Deal Weeks (from 29 August to 16 September), KLM will double any amount paid by passengers departing from The Netherlands should they choose to compensate for their share in the CO2 emissions for their flight through the CO2ZERO ...
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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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27
August
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From 26 August, KLM will be offering its World Business Class passengers a new, more sustainable version of the famous chocolate houses. The cocoa used for this purpose not only has a tasty, but also an environmentally friendly tale to it. The cocoa ...
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08
August
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The month of July showed an increase in KLM passenger numbers. Freight, on the other hand, had a sharp decline. KLM had 2.2% more passengers on board this month compared to the same month last year. With a higher transport of 1.6% in passenger kilome...
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30
July
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines had plenty to celebrate at the prestigious Content Marketing Awards ceremony in Cleveland. KLM’s inflight magazine Holland Herald won awards in two categories: Best Overall Editorial – Print and Hospitality/Travel Publication...
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08
July
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM traffic figures improved in June, with 4.7% more passengers boarding our flights than in June last year. With traffic up 2.2% in RPK and capacity up slightly by 0.8% in ASK, our load factor rose 1.3% pts to 91.7%, compared to June 2018. The incre...
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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
| 06:55 Europe/Amsterdam
With an open letter published on 29 June 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has reached out to stakeholders in aviation to join forces in the development of sustainable solutions for the industry. Under the banner ‘Fly Responsibly’, KLM invites airlines,...
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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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06
June
2019
| 13:30 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 09:51 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 09:37 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 11:10 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 16:09 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
" 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
| 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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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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15
April
2019
| 14:47 Europe/Amsterdam
  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
| 15:17 Europe/Amsterdam
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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