KLM - Archive (statement,statements)

2018
12
September
2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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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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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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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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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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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