KLM - Archive (sustainability)

2019
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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2017
31
October
2017
| 16:21 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a direct service to Costa Rica on 31 October 2017. KLM will operate a twice weekly return service to the Costa Rican capital, San Jose, throughout the winter season. A third weekly service will be added at the en...
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07
September
2017
| 10:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Today it was announced that ANA Holdings heads the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the leading international index rating the operational sustainability of corporations worldwide. After 12 consecutive years as the world’s most sustainable airl...
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2016
26
October
2016
| 13:48 Europe/Amsterdam
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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14
October
2016
| 11:37 Europe/Amsterdam
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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07
October
2016
| 10:44 Europe/Amsterdam
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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2013
13
September
2013
| 13:58 Europe/Amsterdam
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)*, the main international index evaluating companies on their performance in terms of sustainable development, has, for the 9th consecutive year, ranked Air France-KLM leader of the “Airlines” industry. ...
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2010
20
September
2010
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
AIR FRANCE KLM has been confirmed Leader for sustainable development for 2010 and remains in the two Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes - DJSI World and DJSI Europe for the sixth year running. Since it was set up in 2004, the group has be...
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2009
26
October
2009
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the Dutch social-networking site Hyves are challenging young people to present their visions of the future of the airline industry. The person who comes up with the best idea for making flyi...
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