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Statements

02
December
2022
| 14:44 Europe/Amsterdam
In Europe borders on the ground have gone, but not in the air.Pilots currently have to fly thousands of extra kilometers through fragmented airspace in Europe.A route between Amsterdam and Geneva is 120 km longer than it needs to be, for
09
November
2022
| 09:31 Europe/Amsterdam
The fourth edition of the successful IATA Wings of Change Europe event will next year be held in Amsterdam with KLM as host carrier. This was announced in Istanbul today. The two-day event will take place around the beginning of November and is
07
November
2022
| 13:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 1 January 2013, Michiel van der Eijk is appointed Managing Director of KLM Catering Services (KCS). Van der Eijk succeeds Jan de Vegt, who retires on the same date.
10
October
2022
| 13:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Effective 15 November, Maarten Koopmans is appointed Managing Director KLM Cityhopper (KLC). Koopmans succeeds Warner Rootliep, who becomes Vice President Internal Audit on 15 November.Koopmans joined KLM in 1998. He has held a range of positions
06
October
2022
| 15:23 Europe/Amsterdam
The business world, logistics sector and, above all, travellers choose for KLM, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the Netherlands partly on account of the many destinations served via the hub. This sprawling network is now under pressure due to the

Press Releases

07
February
2023
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From the start of the Summer schedule 2023 on 26 March, KLM is planning to increase the frequency of flights to Greater China in response to the lifting of travel restrictions by the Chinese government. The planned increase is subject to government
31
January
2023
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM has appointed Zita Schellekens as Senior Vice President (SVP) for Sustainability & Strategy, effective 1 March 2023. This is a new position on KLM's Executive Committee. Previously Schellekens spent two and a half years as Sustainability
27
January
2023
| 08:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Martinair, part of the KLM Group, has placed a firm order with Airbus for four new A350F freighter aircraft. Martinair is the operating carrier for KLM Cargo. The four A350Fs emit over 40% less COand make 50% less noise than their predecessors. The
16
December
2022
| 15:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Together with Air France-KLM and Air France, the KLM Group commits to reducing its COemissions by 30% per revenue tonne kilometre (RTK) by 2030, compared to base year 2019;The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved that – in compliance

Stories

30
January
2023
| 11:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Get an inside look at the creation of KLM's new premium comfort class with the latest edition of Intern on a Mission! Follow Kirsten as she discovers the story behind this brand-new luxurious travel experience.
03
January
2023
| 12:25 Europe/Amsterdam
It's been a year of transformation and challenges. From modernizing our fleet and launching new routes to operational disruptions and a rapid growing number of travelers, we've kept moving forward and taking on new challenges. As we look forward to
02
December
2022
| 14:44 Europe/Amsterdam
In Europe borders on the ground have gone, but not in the air.Pilots currently have to fly thousands of extra kilometers through fragmented airspace in Europe.A route between Amsterdam and Geneva is 120 km longer than it needs to be, for
18
October
2022
| 15:22 Europe/Amsterdam
A special flight with 8% less CO2-emissions (excl. SAF). Curious how we did it? Watch our recap of the Sustainable Flight Challenge 2022 here. 
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