KLM statement on report by Dutch Safety Board

During the past year, the Dutch Safety Board conducted a study of air traffic safety at and around Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The report of this study was released today.

KLM feels it is beneficial that the Dutch Safety Board (DSB) has conducted this study. Safety is our top priority. For this reason, KLM has implemented a progressive, state-of-the-art safety management system. All operational choices made at KLM are assessed within this system, thereby ensuring that safety is our priority under all circumstances.

KLM shares the opinion of the DSB that safety at and around Schiphol of a high standard. KLM feels that the recommendations issued by the DSB provide a firm foundation for further improvement of the safety management system. KLM will closely scrutinise the study and looks forward to working with Air Traffic Control the Netherlands and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to further improve safety standards.