KLM - Archive (statement,statements)

2018
09
May
2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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01
March
2018
Owing to a strong easterly wind, runway capacity at Schiphol is currently restricted. In addition, wintery conditions in the United Kingdom have caused airports to halt or restrict operations. As a result, various KLM flights have been delayed. At pr...
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KLM
28
February
2018
The system disruptions caused by the power failure earlier this afternoon have been remedied. Our service centers are accessible again, both online and on the phone. Operational systems are aligned as well. What caused the failure is still unknown an...
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KLM
28
February
2018
KLM is currently experiencing a power failure. This failure causes a disruption for our operational systems that are based on the ground. Our service centers are currently not or hardly accessible. Due to the failure, several flights are experiencing...
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27
February
2018
The members of the cabin crew union VNC have voted to agree in principle with the proposed new collective labour agreement (CLA) for KLC cabin personnel. KLM Cityhopper is delighted that we can now start work with the VNC to implement this CLA. ...
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KLM
08
February
2018
Due to expected snowfall on Friday 9 February, there will be limited runway capacity at Schiphol. KLM has been forced to cancel 26 return flights on Friday 9 February. Affected passengers are currently being informed and rebooked. We urge our passeng...
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31
January
2018
  FNV Cabin Crew has notified KLM that 56% of its membership base voted against the agreement in principle. Previously, the biggest trade union, VNC, which represents more than 70% of all cabin crew, did vote in favour of the new collective lab...
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KLM
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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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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2017
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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09
December
2017
Due to expected snowfall in combination with strong wind on Sunday morning 10 December, limited runway capacity will be available for aircraft taking off and landing at Schiphol on Sunday morning. Out of necessity, KLM cancelled 94 round-trip flights...
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07
December
2017
Passengers can choose from a wide range of ticket options. As part of our aim to create a customised offer at the best price, KLM and AIR FRANCE are introducing new fares for flights between Europe and USA and/or Canada. As of 7 December 2017, we wil...
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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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28
November
2017
Update KL 835 / KL836 Singapore- Denpasar- Singapore The airport at Denpasar is currently closed due to the erupting volcano Agung. The flight segment KL 835 and KL 836, Singapore-Denpasar-Singapore, has been cancelled for both Tuesday 28 November...
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26
November
2017
The KL835 / KL836, Singapore-Denpasar-Singapore have been canceled today, Sunday November 26, due to the Agung volcano eruption. KLM follows strict safety rules concerning volcano eruptions and does not consider it safe to land and depart at Denpasar...
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12
October
2017
KLM has reviewed the results of the survey conducted by the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM). The ACM studied the contacts from 2010 as part of of the mutually dependent relationship between KLM and Schiphol and the consequences that t...
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acm
28
September
2017
UPDATE: The network failure in computer system Amadeus has been resolved. Because of the failure, 25 flights have been delayed. The KLM booking system is also working again.   There is currently a network failure in the Amadeus global computer sys...
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24
September
2017
Statement KL868 Osaka - Amsterdam Shortly after departing from Osaka on Saturday, flight KL868 (Boeing 777-200) Osaka to Amsterdam lost a piece of fairing (appr. 1m2) which landed in the city. Damage to a car has been reported. No one was injured....
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14
September
2017
KLM finds the VNC cabin crew union’s call for a work stoppage this coming Friday both incomprehensible and unwise. KLM has urged VNC to call off the intended industrial actions. The Membership Council of the VNC is contesting a final proposal contain...
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