KLM - Archive (temp)

2016
30
October
2016
As of today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be serving World Business Class meals created by leading Dutch three-star chef Jonnie Boer. Passengers departing from Amsterdam will be able to choose from a selection of starters, main courses and desserts....
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26
October
2016
FNV Cabin Crew and VNC have notified KLM that they have called on cabin crew to observe a work stoppage of 10 minutes directly after the cabin crew briefing. This industrial action will take place on Thursday 27 October and Friday 28 October from 05:...
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26
October
2016
Today, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment became the first governmental office to join KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ Corporate BioFuel Programme. State Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment Sharon Dijksma a...
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22
October
2016
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines took possession of its fourth Embraer 175 at Schiphol.The aircraft landed at 18.30 at Schiphol Airport. KLM expects to receive its next Embraer in January 2017, the fifth of a total of seventeen.  ...
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22
October
2016
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumed its service to Teheran, Iran. Trade delegation members, led by Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen, travelled on the flight.  ...
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21
October
2016
FNV Cabin Crew has notified KLM that it has called on cabine crew to observe a work stoppage of 10 minutes directly after the cabin crew briefing. This industrial action will commence on Monday, 24 October from 05:00 to 23:00 hours. The stoppage coul...
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20
October
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will increase the number of flights between Amsterdam and Buenos Aires to five a week. These flights also proceed from the Argentinian capital to Santiago de Chile, which means KLM has also increased its Buenos Aires to Santi...
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15
October
2016
KLM follows the rules of the FAA, which means that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is no longer allowed on board of the aircraft. This applies both for hand baggage and check-in baggage. ...
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14
October
2016
Used KLM materials were today on display at the presentation of MOAM 2016 (Mode Amsterdam). Young designers presented their collections of unique, handmade designs in Hotel Krasnapolsky. ...
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12
October
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is adding another international destination to its network. From 27 March, 2017, KLM will operate three roundtrips a week to Minneapolis-St. Paul on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The new KLM service comes in addition to ...
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11
October
2016
From today, passengers of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are able to access the new KLM Media App. This app enables passengers to access a range of international newspapers on their smartphone or tablet. The number of newspapers travellers are able to down...
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07
October
2016
KLM cannot meet the demands expressed by the unions FNV Cabin and VNC with regard to the “minus one CA measure”. KLM is of this opinion that this would be irresponsible under the current circumstances. Furthermore, KLM has consistently been open to c...
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07
October
2016
Yesterday at the meeting of the United Nation’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, the attending countries reached a decision on a global agreement for CO2 emissions. ...
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30
September
2016
Starting today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flying Blue members can use Award Miles to pay for tax-free items on board. The expansion of the Flying Blue programme provides new ways to spend Award Miles. The programme was expanded last year to include ea...
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29
September
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is taking the next step in social servicing by testing artificial intelligence (AI) to help answer customer questions. ...
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29
September
2016
On 29 September 2016, Air France-KLM signed a partnership agreement with Gogo, a world leader in broadband Internet provision and entertainment in the airline industry, to offer its customers connectivity services on board its long-haul flights. ...
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28
September
2016
KLM Cargo has set up a project to significantly speed up and enhance the efficiency of European supply chains bringing customer cargo to Schiphol for subsequent international shipment. This project supports the objectives of the “Schiphol 2020 Mainpo...
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27
September
2016
The Amsterdam District Court today ruled in favour of KLM in the pension dispute concerning KLM’s cancellation of the protocol regarding Structural Surpluses and Deficits (Structureel Overschotten en Tekorten or STROT) with the VNV (the Dutch Airline...
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24
September
2016
KLM’s 8th Boeing 787 Dreamliner – named “Lavender” – touched down at Schiphol earlier today. The aircraft bearing registration PH-BHI was welcomed from Seattle at 08:00 hours this morning. ...
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20
September
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today carried the medal winners of the Paralympic Games from Rio de Janeiro back to Amsterdam. The flew home today aboard KLM’s special orange Boeing 777. ...
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19
September
2016
Like their Ground Services and Cockpit Crew colleagues, Cabin Crew also need productivity gains by 4% as part of Perform 2020. ...
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14
September
2016
For economic reasons, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has decided to temporarily suspend flights to Cairo effective 8 January 2017. The devaluation of the Egyptian pound and the decision of the Central Bank of Egypt to impose restrictions on the transfer of...
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12
September
2016
Today, KLM Cityhopper celebrates its 50th anniversary. The wholly-owned KLM subsidiary, which operates around 300 flights a day to 58 European destinations (mainly business centres), operated its first flight on 29 August 1966, under the name Nederla...
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08
September
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract for the supply of sustainable biofuel in Los Angeles. This means that KLM will purchase sustainable biofuel for all its flights at this airport for a period of three years. The biofuel will be...
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05
September
2016
Restoring trust within the group is an absolutely vital part of implementing the changes that are needed to return the company to good health. This is the view Jean-Marc Janaillac expressed when he became Chairman & CEO of Air France-KLM in July 2016...
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27
August
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines further expanded its fleet today, welcoming its seventh Boeing 787 Dreamliner this morning, while its third Embraer 175 will arrive this evening.  ...
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26
August
2016
A court of appeal today upheld a ruling that the FNV union is not allowed to organise a strike trough 4 September. KLM is satisfied with this ruling. KLM remains open to further dialogue and will continue seeking a substantive accord with FNV. KLM...
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26
August
2016
KLM Cargo this week transported the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex from the United States to the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden. ...
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24
August
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to the Iranian capital of Tehran from 30 October 2016. This will be the 14th new destination KLM has added to its network in 2016. Four weekly services will be operated between Schiphol and Tehran, supplem...
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23
August
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flew Netherlands’ Olympic medal-winners home today in its unique orange-coloured Boeing 777 painted specially for the occasion. When the aircraft reached Dutch airspace, it was accompanied by two F-16 fighter jets from the Ro...
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