Amstelveen,
01
March
2013
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KLM joins forces with leading Dutch photographer Carli Hermès

Summary

Yesterday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines became the first airline to surprise its passengers with a photo exhibition at an altitude of 33,000 feet. The flight travelled from Amsterdam to New York. The exhibition was created to display KLM’s revamped range of products on board under the name of the KLM Sky High Collection: Contemporary and Surprising. Leading Dutch photographer Carli Hermès created a photo series of a number of products from the assortment.

KLM has worked with established names in the Dutch design and culinary worlds for many years. In so doing, KLM emphasises its Dutch roots.

The photographs and video of the Sky High Exhibition can be viewed here. The KLM Sky High Collection includes products created by Dutch designers such as the Buddha to Buddha bracelet, Omar Munie suitcase labels and the Fab. purse.

Carli Hermès
Carli Hermès studied photography at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and the Bournemouth School of Art in the United Kingdom. He is known for his iconic and often provocative advertising campaigns for leading international brands including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Nike, G-Star, Martini and Suitsupply. With his sharp and stylish images, Hermès always pushes the limits to convey his energy-packed message.

 

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About KLM
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded in 1919, making it the world’s oldest airline still operating under its original name. In 2004, Air France and KLM merged to form AIR FRANCE KLM. The merger produced the strongest European airline group based on two powerful brands and hubs – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle. Retaining its own identity, the group focuses on three core businesses: passenger transport, cargo and aircraft maintenance.

In the Netherlands, KLM comprises the core of the KLM Group, which further includes KLM Cityhopper, transavia.com and Martinair. KLM serves all its destinations using a modern fleet and employs over 33,000 people around the world. KLM is a leader in the airline industry, offering reliable operations and customer-oriented products resulting from its policy of enthusiasm and sustainable innovation.

KLM is a member of the global SkyTeam airline alliance, offering customers an extensive worldwide network. The KLM network connects the Netherlands to every important economic region in the world and, as such, serves as a powerful driver for the economy.

About SkyTeam
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive worldwide network offering more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers access to over 490 lounges worldwide.

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