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2016
08
February
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was pronounced “Best Airline” during last weekend’s annual awards ceremony for Dutch leisure travel, the “Nederlandse Vakantie Awards”. ...
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08
February
2016
Passenger network: strict capacity discipline, significant increase in both traffic and load factor. ...
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03
February
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its long-haul services to Kazakhstan by combining the current Almaty flights with service to the capital Astana. Service on the Amsterdam-Almaty-Astana route will start on 3 May 2016. ...
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01
February
2016
It’s 50 years since Holland Herald was first taken onboard a KLM aircraft in 1966. This month we celebrate our inflight magazine’s jubilee with a special issue, in which we look back on 50 years of Holland Herald. Holland Herald is now the longest ru...
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29
January
2016
Owing to great demand for Curacao, KLM has decided to operate five extra flights in the May holiday for Dutch schools (23 April through 8 May 2016). ...
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22
January
2016
This spring, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will start a new series of flights from Oslo to Amsterdam powered by biofuel. The biofuel forms part of an ITAKA* project, providing sustainable fuel for worldwide’s first biojet supply via hydrant system at Oslo...
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20
January
2016
This week, KLM flew 50 paintings and 25 drawings and etchings to Brazil from the Mondrian collection housed at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (The Hague’s museum for modern art). The works are set to be used there in an international exhibition entitled...
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18
January
2016
The KLM Corporate BioFuel Programme has welcomed its 12th partner: the ABN AMRO bank today officially joined the group of trendsetting corporations who share KLM’s vision on sustainability and are striving to reduce their environmental footprint. ...
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15
January
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced today that, effective April 1, 2016, Judith Coster will be appointed Vice President Corporate Communications. She succeeds Joyce Veekman who left KLM by January 1. ...
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15
January
2016
Today, 15 January 2016, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Xiamen Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Xiamen for the exclusive, long-term maintenance of Xiamen Airlines’ GEnx General Electric engines. These next-generation engines will power t...
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11
January
2016
Passenger network: strict capacity discipline, increase in traffic and stable load factor. Progressive recovery following the 13th November Paris terrorist attacks ...
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08
January
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines this week took delivery of its last, fully-revamped Boeing 777-200. All of KLM Boeing 777-200s, a total of 15 aircraft, now have a new interior for World Business Class and Economy Class. ...
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2015
30
December
2015
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines starts its World Deal Weeks today with sharply reduced airfares to more than 100 destinations including New York, Rio de Janeiro, Genoa and Valencia. This time around, KLM is employing a new ad campaign. ...
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18
December
2015
KLM Cityhopper’s newest Embraer 190 landed yesterday at Schiphol. The aircraft is the twenty-ninth Embraer 190 that KLM Cityhopper plans to deploy.   ...
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15
December
2015
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will next year expand its long-haul services to the USA with flights to Salt Lake City. In addition, KLM will offer customers new scheduled service to the Spanish island of Ibiza for an eight-week period during the summer sea...
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14
December
2015
Delta Air Lines [NYSE:DAL] and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch a codeshare agreement with India’s Jet Airways that brings convenient new travel options for customers flying from Europe and the United States via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Indi...
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10
December
2015
KLM’s 2nd Boeing 787 Dreamliner named “Carnation” touched down at Schiphol today. The new aircraft arrived in the Netherlands from Seattle.   ...
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09
December
2015
In summer 2016 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its medium-haul network with scheduled service to five new destinations: Southampton, Inverness, Dresden, Genoa and Valencia. Customers can now choose a total number of 76 European destinations that...
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08
December
2015
Passenger network: strict capacity discipline, increase in both trafficand load factor, notably impacted by the 13th November Paris terrorist attacks Cargo activity impacted by additional security measures at CDG ...
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02
December
2015
KLM today handed over one of its last CF6-50 aircraft engines to the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of the Delft University of Technology. After 43 years of dedicated service to KLM, the engine will now be used for training purposes. ...
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01
December
2015
From 10 December, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be serving meals by the leading chef Onno Kokmeijer in European Business Class. This is the first time KLM has worked with a top chef to develop meals for its European Business Class. This collaboration...
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30
November
2015
The second edition of the KLM Curaçao Marathon was held in Willemstad, Curaçao, on Sunday, 29 November. KLM Netherlands is the title sponsor of this event, which is organised by the Run in the Sun Foundation. Winners were Willemijn Wolthuis from Cura...
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27
November
2015
After two years of construction, programming and testing, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will begin testing its robot “Spencer” at Schiphol on Monday, 30 November. Every day, travellers miss their connecting flights for all sorts of reasons, including dela...
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26
November
2015
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today launched a light-hearted unboxing movie featuring the latest addition to its fleet: the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The short film shows the Boeing 787 Dreamliner being “unwrapped”, as it were. KLM is the world’s first airli...
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17
November
2015
The arrival of KLM’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Schiphol has been captured on video. The “Zonnebloem” (Sunflower) was flown in from the Boeing plant in Seattle. ...
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16
November
2015
Effective 1 December 2015, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will phase in new reservation options for Economy Class seats on flights from 26 January 2016. This means frequent flyers with Flying Blue Platinum, Gold or Silver status, as well as passengers with...
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16
November
2015
Following the horrific attacks in Paris on Friday evening, KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers expressed his condolences on Saturday morning on behalf of KLM. ...
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14
November
2015
The Dreamliner is expected to arrive at 08.15 at Schiphol. ...
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09
November
2015
Media in both France and the Netherlands reported last week on Transavia and its shareholder structure. So far this was an internal AF/KL governance and structure dialogue which ‎became public by the publication in La Tribune on November 4th and ther...
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09
November
2015
Passenger network: strict capacity discipline, increase in both trafficand load factor Ongoing accelerated development of Transavia in France ...
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