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2017
20
January
2017
Today in Xiamen a new chapter began in the partnership between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines en Xiamen Airlines. ...
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17
January
2017
On 26 March 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume flights from Malpensa airport, Milan, after a break of five years. Malpensa will be the 11th Italian airport with direct connections to the hubs at Amsterdam Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle....
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11
January
2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has introduced self-service kiosks at the entrance to Schengen Lounge 25 at Schiphol Airport. The service will give authorised passengers quicker access to the lounge. ...
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10
January
2017
Barely a fortnight into 2017 and KLM has already won two prizes. The German Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) has declared KLM the safest European airline. KLM comes fifth in the JACDEC worldwide rankings. KLM is also the most pun...
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09
January
2017
Tjalling Smit, SVP of Digital Air France KLM has decided to pursue his career elsewhere. Effective 1 April 2017, he will join NS Dutch Railways as Director of Commerce & Development on the company’s executive board. ...
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09
January
2017
KLM has carried 30.4 million passengers last year – a new record. This is an increase of 6.4% compared to 2015. The increase was highest on European routes (7.8%), where we carried more than 20 million passengers for the first time. Load factor rose ...
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06
January
2017
As laid down in a memorandum of understanding in November 2016, Air France-KLM last week completed the sale of its British subsidiary Cobalt Ground Solutions, which provides ground handling services at London Heathrow Airport. Cobalt Ground Solutions...
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2016
27
December
2016
An overview of facts & highlights of 2016. It was turbulent year, in which a lot was achieved. Watch the video below and/or download the factsheet PDF above on the left. ...
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23
December
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today festively welcomed its 30-millionth passenger - a record in the 97-year history of the company - en route from London to Amsterdam. This is an increase of over 7% compared to 2015 when KLM carried 28 million passengers....
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16
December
2016
Effective today, 16 december, Marcel de Nooijer (48) is appointed Executive Vice President of Air France-KLM Cargo. Marcel has been with KLM since 1995 and has been EVP of KLM Cargo since 2013. He previously held various commercial and operational po...
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16
December
2016
KLM and the pilots’ union VNV have agreed to reconvene in January 2017 to resume negotiations on the de-risking of pensions, with intention of reaching an accord during the course of 2017. Both parties have undertaken to do their utmost to arrive at ...
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15
December
2016
On commencement of the 2017 summer schedule, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its network to include seven new European destinations, three of which at the peak of the summer season. The KLM network will be expanded by new daily flights to Gdansk...
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08
December
2016
KLM succeeded in upholding the strong passenger growth trend in November 2016, achieving 7.8% growth in comparison with the same month last year with a marginally higher passenger load factor (0.8 percentage points). This even exceeded the already en...
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07
December
2016
In the first six months of 2017, KLM intends to take on 400 new cabin attendants (incl. 100 for KLM Cityhopper) and 100 new pilots. KLM has managed to achieve a great deal in recent years in terms of cutting costs. Simultaneously, the network has bee...
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06
December
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will replace its service to Cali with a new destination in Colombia. Starting 28 March 2017, KLM will no longer include Cali in its circular service to Bogotá. Instead, it will continue on to Cartagena. In the new schedule, K...
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28
November
2016
Today KLM announces the signing of a letter of intent between Air France-KLM and Groupe CRIT for the sale of Cobalt Ground Solutions, a ground handling services provider at London Heathrow Airport.     ...
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28
November
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and China Airlines of Taiwan will expand cooperation effective 2017. From 9 January, China Airlines will begin operating four weekly direct services between Taipei and Amsterdam with a new Airbus A350, on Mondays, Wednesdays,...
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28
November
2016
Yesterday saw the third edition of the KLM Curaçao Marathon in Willemstad. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the title sponsor of the event organised by the Run in the Sun foundation.  ...
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24
November
2016
On commencement of its 2017 summer schedule, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be adjusting its schedule for flights between Schiphol and four Gulf States. KLM will also suspend direct service to Doha (Qatar) from 26 March 2017. This service has proven u...
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22
November
2016
King Willem Alexander today opened the Joint Inspection Centre (JIC) at Schiphol. The Joint Inspection Centre is designed to make freight handling at Schiphol safer and more efficient by enabling different enforcement and inspection authorities to ca...
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18
November
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced that Leen van Duijn is appointed Vice President of Security Services effective 1 January 2017. He will succeed Ben Swagerman, who left KLM on 1 June. Leen van Duijn (1970) is currently Director of National Securi...
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15
November
2016
With the start of its new 2017 summer schedule, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Monrovia, Liberia. This will serve to further expand KLM’s African network.  ...
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09
November
2016
“The traffic figures for October are good once again. Compared to October last year, KLM welcomed 320,000 more passengers on board. This amounts to a traffic increase of 6.1%. From this we may conclude that KLM’s strategy to invest in new destination...
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03
November
2016
As part of the 2015 collective labour agreement (CLA) with pilots, the AIR FRANCE KLM Board on 2 November 2016 approved the allocation of KLM shares to pilots. The share allocation has a value of EUR 26.7 million. This decision is the result of month...
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03
November
2016
The Trust Together project offers a number of strategic guidelines and is therefore a valuable supplement to Perform 2020 strategy. There are plans to restore social dialogue so that Air France may also achieve profitable growth. This would be to the...
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03
November
2016
Thanks to the concerted efforts of all KLM employees, the cost-cutting measures continued to bear fruit in the third quarter. This generated a unit cost reduction of -1.4%, even taking account of the improved profit-sharing scheme for cockpit and gro...
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02
November
2016
Starting today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is starting service to Dublin, Ireland per February 2017. Today saw the first official flight. The flight received a festive welcome at Dublin Airport. And the aircraft flew Dutch and Irish colours from the co...
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02
November
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to London City Airport after an absence of almost eight years. KLM will begin with daily service and, in the weeks thereafter, increase frequency to four daily flights on weekdays and one to two flights a ...
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30
October
2016
As of today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be serving World Business Class meals created by leading Dutch three-star chef Jonnie Boer. Passengers departing from Amsterdam will be able to choose from a selection of starters, main courses and desserts....
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26
October
2016
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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