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Statements

23
March
2020
| 15:51 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has great respect for all its employees who work very hard in these challenging times to repatriate as many people as possible. Working on board an aircraft in a small area with many passengers obviously raises questions about the inflight
16
March
2020
| 19:26 Europe/Amsterdam
As of today, KLM has applied for a reduction in working hours (werktijdverkorting) of approximately 70% for all staff and is still discussing with trade unions how this can be achieved in the best possible way. This is necessary, because KLM will
20
February
2020
| 13:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Owing to the coronavirus outbreak, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has suspended service to destinations in mainland China since early February. The health of staff and customers is KLM’s chief priority at all times. To offer customers the most optimal
06
February
2020
| 10:34 Europe/Amsterdam
As a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus, KLM temporarily suspended its flights to mainland China at the beginning of February. Top priority is awarded to protecting the health of employees and customers throughout KLM’s decision-making
30
January
2020
| 15:55 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is currently not operating over Iran and Iraq. This is not a safety issue. KLM has a security management system that is used to analyse risks and determine safe flight routes. Analysis has shown that operations over Iran and Iraq are safe again.

Press Releases

23
March
2020
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Due to the corona crisis, KLM will start the summer schedule with a significantly reduced network. From 29 March until and including 3 May, KLM plans to fly to 25 intercontinental and 32 European destinations. During this period, KLM will fly
18
March
2020
| 11:16 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM works with three Chinese airline partners: China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. These partners have now stepped in to generously support KLM and the Netherlands by donating many tens of thousands of face masks and
10
March
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The month of February showed a decline in KLM passenger numbers. KLM had 2.7% fewer passengers on board this month compared to the same month last year. With a decrease of 3.2% in passenger kilometers and a higher capacity of seat kilometers of
04
March
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM and Loganair announced today that they have entered into a codeshare agreement, starting March 29. This agreement offers a network extension for both companies. The two airlines now offer joint flights to Orkney Island, the Shetland Islands

Stories

12
March
2020
| 11:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Reduce, reuse, recycle! ♻️ Intern Valentina finds out how we 3D print aircraft maintenance tools from your on board collected water bottles.
17
December
2019
| 13:14 Europe/Amsterdam
If you want to know more about Sustainable Aviation Fuel, you can watch this webinar, hosted by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, together with partner SkyNRG.
17
September
2019
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A runway at 30.000 feet. That's taking fashion to a higher level! Our talented crew treated our passengers to NYC to an in-flight KLM uniform show.
03
September
2019
| 14:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Are we robots? Or are we human? Intern Merle went behind the scenes of our social servicing department!  
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coronavirus

19
March
2020
| 21:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Passenger aircraft travel is restricted by many countries worldwide. If a country forbids passengers from entering, but does allow flights, KLM will fly as much as possible in the coming days according to schedule to return passengers home. The
18
March
2020
| 20:06 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM's contact centers have been overloaded by the coronacrisis. Currently, the airline receives ten times more messages via social channels and receives four times more calls per day than usual. The expectation is that the number of questions
14
March
2020
| 15:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Worldwide, many countries are restricting travel on passenger flights. These restrictions are sometimes introduced at very short notice. For the coming days KLM will operate as much as possible according to schedule to allow passengers to return to