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2016
26
August
2016
KLM Cargo this week transported the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex from the United States to the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden. ...
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24
August
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to the Iranian capital of Tehran from 30 October 2016. This will be the 14th new destination KLM has added to its network in 2016. Four weekly services will be operated between Schiphol and Tehran, supplem...
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23
August
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flew Netherlands’ Olympic medal-winners home today in its unique orange-coloured Boeing 777 painted specially for the occasion. When the aircraft reached Dutch airspace, it was accompanied by two F-16 fighter jets from the Ro...
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22
August
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its scheduled service in Africa by October 30 2016 to include Windhoek, Namibia. The flight schedule for the three existing flights to Luanda, Angola will be adapted slightly to make it possible to fly on to Windh...
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11
August
2016
Over the past weeks, reports of the FNV union’s protests at Schiphol have been extensively covered in internal and external media. The aim of the protests is to ensure that KLM agrees to all of the FNV union’s demands. In its communiques, the FNV com...
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08
August
2016
With all the attention for collective negotiations and pensions, and the situation surrounding the FNV trade union federation in particular, the KLM workforce is working especially hard for our customers this summer. And the figures reflect this. The...
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08
August
2016
Passenger network: activity impacted by Air France cabin crew strike ...
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03
August
2016
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines unveiled its miniature orange Boeing 777 at the miniature Dutch city of Madurodam. The event follows KLM’s introduction of its first and only orange Boeing 777-300 to its fleet back in June. Madurodam is a miniature pa...
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01
August
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is modernising the World Business Class cabin interiors of all its Airbus A330s. The new World Business Class in this aircraft will be available for passengers to enjoy from early in 2018. It marks another step in KLM’s ongoi...
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27
July
2016
SECOND QUARTER Revenues of 6.22 billion euros, down 5.2% and down 3.7% like-for-like[1], with clear deterioration during the quarter Non fuel unit costs down 1.5% at constant currency EBITDA[2] of 728 million euros, a reported increase of 1...
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24
July
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today flies 78 top athletes to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro aboard KLM’s Boeing 777 with a specially designed livery that is partly orange, the Dutch national colour. The flight departed from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol...
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20
July
2016
Jérôme Nanty has been appointed EVP Corporate Secretary and member of the Air France-KLM Executive Committee as from July 21. ...
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11
July
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today acceded to the enhanced cooperation between Air France and China Eastern Airlines. KLM and China Eastern Airlines will offer codeshare flights on the Amsterdam-Shanghai route. Passengers will also gain access to three n...
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08
July
2016
Passenger network: activity impacted by four days of Air France pilot strike ...
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04
July
2016
The KLM fleet at the airport of Madurodam is fully up to date again. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today replaced its miniature MD11 at Madurodam with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. KLM said a final farewell to all the MD11s in its fleet in 2014 and has now rep...
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30
June
2016
Effective 30 October 2016, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly to and from Sint Maarten without an intermediate stopover. The return flight was previously operated with a standard stopover on Curacao. Flying this route directly will save KLM passengers...
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21
June
2016
An audience of 170,000 witnessed the flypast of a KLM Airbus 330-200 escorted by two F16s at the Royal Netherlands Air Force air show on Saturday, 11 June. ...
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21
June
2016
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its medium haul network with flights to Dublin. On commencement of its new winter schedule, october 30, KLM will operate a twice-daily service between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Dublin. ...
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21
June
2016
KLM introduced a unique orange Boeing 777-300 on Tuesday, 14 June. The livery features KLM’s familiar blue in combination with orange. The red, white and blue of the Dutch flag is painted between the two colours on top and the white at the bottom of ...
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14
June
2016
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines introduced its unique orange-coloured Boeing 777-300. The well-known KLM Blue is being combined with orange highlights. The transition between the two colours features aspects of the Dutch flag. The combination emphasi...
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14
June
2016
Today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines teamed up with wine importers Résidence Wijnen to organise a special lunch at “The Dutch” Golf Course, the new home of the KLM Open Golf Tournament. The KLM Open Golf Tournament will run from 8 to 11 September. KLM has...
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13
June
2016
In the year ahead, KLM Cargo will be taking a new sorting system for handling express shipments and mail into operation at Schiphol. Lödige Industries will start constructing the system in August 2016 and it is expected to be operational by mid-2017....
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08
June
2016
Passenger network: strict capacity discipline, stable traffic ...
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07
June
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will bid farewell to its last Fokker 70 (F70) on 29 October 2017, after 20 years of faithful service. KLM Cityhopper is renewing its fleet, which will consist entirely of more economical Embraer 190s and 175s by the autumn of...
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03
June
2016
KLM and Corendon have agreed that KLM will, twice a week, reserve seat capacity for Corendon customers on its flights to Colombo, Sri Lanka. KLM will begin operating twice-weekly direct service to Colombo at the end of October, using a Boeing 787-9 D...
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02
June
2016
Pieter Elbers was appointed to the Board of Governors during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Airlines Transport Association (IATA). This means that KLM will continue to have a significant say in this organisation and therefore c...
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31
May
2016
Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and China Southern Airlines celebrated the first decade of their joint venture. President & CEO Tan Wangeng of China Southern Airlines visited Amsterdam to meet KLM President & CEO Mr. Pieter Elbers to discuss and celeb...
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25
May
2016
From Thursday, 9 June, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will also offer its bus service to passengers travelling from (the region of) Maastricht and Eindhoven via Schiphol to their destination. As of last year, passengers with a KLM ticket have been able to ...
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22
May
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will this weekend begin operating flights to the Spanish island of Ibiza, one of the 76 European destinations that KLM serves directly from Amsterdam. KLM will initially operate flights on Saturdays and Sundays only, but will...
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21
May
2016
Exactly 70 years ago today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines became the first European airline to initiate scheduled service between Amsterdam and New York. ...
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