Articles tagged with 'sustainability' | KLM

KLM - Archive (sustainability)

2021
02
June
2021
| 12:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Highlights of KLM’s sustainability activities 2020 (see also attachment: KLM Sustainability at a glance 2020) Fly Responsibly: reducing, replacing and compensating Compared to 2005, KLM has reduced its total CO2 emissions by an absolute four per cent...
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25
February
2021
| 18:35 Europe/Amsterdam
The first Embraer 195-E2 from Brazil arrived at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol this afternoon. The new aircraft type is both quieter and more economical than its predecessor the Embraer 190. The 195-E2 uses 9% less fuel per flight and therefore emits 31%...
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08
February
2021
| 13:23 Europe/Amsterdam
For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. This was announced today during the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) i...
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08
February
2021
| 13:04 Europe/Amsterdam
For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. This was announced today during the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) i...
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2020
08
December
2020
| 09:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo launches the Cargo SAF Programme, enabling freight forwarders and shippers to reduce the shipments' carbon footprint. By participating in this programme, customers are investing in the development and us...
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02
June
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Air France-KLM 2019 Sustainability Report for 2019 is available to download here....
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27
May
2020
| 15:32 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM today started taking part in a trial at Schiphol to test sustainable ways to taxi aircraft. The trial is being carried out with a Taxibot. This is a hybrid towing vehicle which, unlike the normal pushback trucks, is licenced to tow full aircraft ...
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19
May
2020
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Thanks to air bridges established by KLM, seafarers can again be flown in to relieve their co-workers, who have now been on board for several extra months. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic they have had to remain on board. Finally, they will g...
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2019
19
December
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
With a warm thank you to all customers and employees who made 2019 a memorable year for KLM, find below: the yearly movie with KLM highlights and the KLM Facts & Figures sheet 2019....
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18
December
2019
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is flying with flight KL0681 from Amsterdam to Vancouver with catering supplies on board that have mostly been collected and recycled within a new, closed-loop system. The containers, lids and glasses were collected ea...
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10
December
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has purchased sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % compared to fossil kerosene. This purchase is...
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20
November
2019
| 10:20 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Cityhopper has confirmed its order for 21 Embraer 195-E2 aircraft, plus an option for 14 more. In June, KLM Cityhopper announced its intention to buy 35 Embraer 195-E2s, but this order comprised a fixed order for 15 aircraft plus an option for an...
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08
November
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
SHV Energy has joined the KLM Corporate BioFuel Programme (KCBP). In so doing, SHV Energy will reduce its headquarters’ CO2 emissions by 50%. Additionally, the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) has extended its participation in KCBP for a fur...
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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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18
October
2019
| 16:50 Europe/Amsterdam
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is currently underway. The world’s biggest festival for electronic music attracts 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries to the Dutch capital. KLM and ADE will compensate CO2 for visitors who flew in on KLM flig...
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07
October
2019
| 14:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is exactly one hundred years old. Founded in 1919, KLM is the first commercial airline that is still flying under its original name to reach this milestone in the world. A true pioneer in aviation, KLM is celebrating i...
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03
October
2019
| 13:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Today KLM and Microsoft signed a Letter of Intent in Washington to explore cooperation focused on sustainable air travel. The agreement includes commitment to purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), which has the potential to reduce up to 80 percen...
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25
September
2019
| 10:05 Europe/Amsterdam
How can KLM Cargo process wood and other waste more efficiently and effectively with a minimum of environmental impact? What environmentally friendly and cost-efficient solutions are already in place to prevent or process residual waste streams diffe...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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31
May
2019
| 13:17 Europe/Amsterdam
The Air France - KLM Sustainability report 2018 is publised and contains everything about the developments and results in the field of sustainability of KLM and Air France over the past year. ...
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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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2018
22
January
2018
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Air Traffic Control the Netherlands is joining KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme. This will enable KLM to increase investment in sustainable biofuel.  Air Traffic Control the Netherlands will buy sustainable biofuel for all its business flights.  ...
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