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KLM - Archive (statement)

2021
03
September
2021
| 15:34 Europe/Amsterdam
The decision by the Dutch government to designate the U.S. a very high-risk area means that vaccinated travelers from the U.S. who hold a negative test certificate or recovery certificate will also have to spend an additional ten days in quarantine i...
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14
July
2021
| 14:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Today (14th of July 2021), the European Commission presented its Fitfor55 package, containing important proposals for making Europe more sustainable. A number of these proposals will affect KLM directly and the airline industry as a whole. ...
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08
July
2021
| 19:05 Europe/Amsterdam
We were shocked by the contents of a video on social media, showing personnel in a KLM vest and work gear cheering at the sight of an aircraft taking off to Morocco. The people in video can be heard making unacceptable comments. Regrettably, we have ...
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24
May
2021
| 22:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Following the incident on 23 May, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines immediately conducted its usual internal risk assessment and consulted intensively with relevant authorities. The joint conclusion was that there are no safety risks, implying that there is n...
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06
April
2021
| 08:40 Europe/Amsterdam
This is a very important step for the Air France-KLM Group and Air France. After the support in 2020 from the French state to Air France and the Dutch state to KLM, this further strengthens the financial basis of the Group. This is necessary given th...
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23
January
2021
| 21:42 Europe/Amsterdam
After constructive consultations with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), KLM has developed a safe alternative testing protocol for crews leaving the airport in countries that are not on the governmental list of...
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21
January
2021
| 17:27 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is compelled to further downsize its organisation. We have already taken an unbelievable array of measures to cope with the crisis sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Regrettably, this resulted, among other things, in the loss of 5,000 jobs and ...
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2020
16
December
2020
| 21:04 Europe/Amsterdam
We are facing tremendous challenges in these times of COVID-19. It affects us all. The Dutch government is urging us not to travel unless absolutely necessary. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the airlines are doing everything they can to make travel r...
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03
December
2020
| 15:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Eelco van Asch, Executive Vice President of Information Services & CIO at KLM, has decided to pursue his career outside KLM. Effective 1 March 2021, he will join the Board of Managing Directors of NS Dutch Railways as Director of Operations,As EVP of...
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24
November
2020
| 15:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Pieter Elbers, President and CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, was appointed (back) to the Board of Governors during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on November 24, 2020.Pieter Elbers served befor...
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03
November
2020
| 09:36 Europe/Amsterdam
  KLM confirms that the unions FNV Cabine (cabin personnel) and FNV Luchtvaart (ground personnel) have signed the airline’s “commitment clause”, thereby agreeing to join all KLM employees in surrendering employment conditions in accordance with th...
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31
October
2020
| 17:21 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is in the worst crisis of its 101 years of existence. COVID-19 has undermined the good results of recent years. In order to secure the future of the company and its network for the Netherlands, the loan and government guarantees on bank loans tot...
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06
July
2020
| 16:54 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM is slowly and carefully expanding its European and intercontinental network. For an up-to-date overview of destinations, please find the KLM Travel Guide at https://www.klm.com/destinations/nl/en/search  ...
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12
June
2020
| 21:21 Europe/Amsterdam
“From the beginning, KLM has taken precautionary measures to ensure that it can conduct its operations safely, comfortably and responsibly. The recommendations issued by the Netherlands health authorities RIVM confirm that it is safe to fly. KLM’s fl...
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20
May
2020
| 16:39 Europe/Amsterdam
The corona crisis is having a huge impact on KLM. The road to recovery is expected to be long and there will be less work than before for some time to come. While numerous measures have already been taken to help navigate KLM through this unprecedent...
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15
May
2020
| 16:50 Europe/Amsterdam
The current and unprecedented COVID-19 crisis has caused never seen situations for airlines and their customers. Since the beginning of this crisis, Air France and KLM have issued refundable vouchers as a commercial response to massive flight cancell...
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05
May
2020
| 21:48 Europe/Amsterdam
The declaration of intent of the trade unions VNV, the Union and NVLT is a good gesture and strengthens us to enter into discussions with them as soon as the conditions of the state aid are known about the necessary adjustments to the working conditi...
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21
April
2020
| 12:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Flight and aircraft handling are regarded as vital processes by the government. This means that the government believes that aviation is essential to society and that the continuity of a flight operation is therefore a priority. The guidelines for ev...
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18
April
2020
| 17:08 Europe/Amsterdam
The KLM Supervisory Board and KLM’s President & CEO have jointly decided to withdraw an item proposing adjustment of executive remuneration, which was on the agenda for KLM’s upcoming annual general meeting of shareholders. The purpose of the proposa...
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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 servic...
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20
March
2020
| 16:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Here you will find the latest information on network changes due to the coronavirus. Please note that you can find up-to-date flight information on KLM.com and in the KLM app. ...
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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 inter...
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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 will on...
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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 hav...
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16
March
2020
| 19:25 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 hav...
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13
March
2020
| 18:23 Europe/Amsterdam
As of today, 13 March, at 18.00 hours CET, passenger flights from China (including Hong Kong), Iran, Italy and South Korea in connection with the coronavirus are not allowed to land in the Netherlands for 14 days. Flights that have already departed a...
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13
March
2020
| 10:28 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines confirms that flights to and from the United States are operating according to schedule on 13 March 2020. From 14 to 29 March 2020 included, KLM plans to continue operations to and from Atlanta, Washington, New York JFK, L...
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11
March
2020
| 13:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Flight schedule Italy  Flights to Milan, Venice and Naples are suspended until 3 April. To Bologna, Turin, Florence, Genoa and Catania, KLM will fly to Bologna, Turin, Florence, Genoa and Catania until 25 March until once a day. From 26 March to 3...
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02
March
2020
| 13:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, KLM has temporarily suspended its flights to mainland China since the beginning of February. The health of employees and customers is paramount in all KLM decisions. In order to offer customers the best poss...
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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 n...
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