KLM - Archive (products & services)

2019
28
October
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Starting today, fans of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines can travel comfortably and in style with the limited edition Jet Legs tracksuit trousers. Jet Legs are available through KLM’s Instagram Channel and web shop. When KLM introduced Jet Legs, it commis...
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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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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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02
October
2019
| 10:51 Europe/Amsterdam
On 26 September, the KLM Crown Lounge served as the stage for a beautiful, miniature, surprise concert by the Netherlands Bach Society. The concert was a gift to KLM in honour of our one hundredth anniversary. A musical story The concert took p...
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01
October
2019
| 09:08 Europe/Amsterdam
To mark the 100th anniversary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, our iconic inflight magazine Holland Herald will publish a special festive issue with three different covers. The centenary edition, with covers designed by leading Dutch artists, will be ava...
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27
September
2019
| 10:43 Europe/Amsterdam
In 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines marks its 100th anniversary, while the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death, with the Year of Rembrandt. KLM and the Rijksmuseum will jointly celebrate these momentous mi...
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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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24
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Amstelveen, 24 September 2019 - KLM is expanding its network to Austin, Texas. From May 2020, KLM will operate a direct service three times a week to this American city from Amsterdam using Airbus A330-300 equipment. Each flight will have a capacity ...
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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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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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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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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
| 14:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines, Air France and KLM are celebrating 10 years of their successful trans-Atlantic cooperation, a partnership that has continued to lead the industry and set a trend for others to follow. ...
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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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23
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From May 23rd 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will extend the number of code-sharing destinations it offers in partnership with China Eastern. The number of destinations will increase from 14 to 63, including Yinchuan, Xining, Shantao, Zhangjiang and ...
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22
May
2019
| 21:08 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be expanding its Indian network to include Bangalore. At the end of October 2019, KLM will launch a thrice-weekly direct service from Amsterdam to this Indian megacity. These flights will be operated using Boeing 787-9 (...
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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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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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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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03
April
2019
| 09:16 Europe/Amsterdam
As of April 1th, passengers flying on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ Boeing 747-400s can stream a selection of inflight entertainment offerings directly to their own mobile devices. KLM’s wireless entertainment system offers passengers a choice of more...
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01
April
2019
| 15:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Yesterday, 31 March, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated its first direct flight to the city of Boston (BOS) in the United States. KLM will operate three flights weekly between Amsterdam and this new destination on the Northeast coast of the United Sta...
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11
March
2019
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From July 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will no longer offer tax-free articles for sale on its European flights. In January of 2020, it will suspend sales on intercontinental flights as well. As a result of new developments such as the rise of e-com...
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04
March
2019
| 15:02 Europe/Amsterdam
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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2018
30
April
2018
| 10:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Starting 1 October 2018, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will serve sustainable coffee from Douwe Egberts on all flights, both to European and to intercontinental destinations. Delicious, high-quality coffee is important to KLM passengers. The two Dutch bra...
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