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2016
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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16
May
2016
This week, KLM will welcome its first customers on board its flights to the new European destinations of Southampton, Inverness and Dresden. What’s more, KLM will now be offering daily service to the Spanish destination of Valencia. Customers can now...
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10
May
2016
Passenger network: strict capacity discipline, increase in both traffic and load factor ...
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04
May
2016
Revenues of 5.6 billion euros, up 0.4%, down 1.3% like-for-like[1] Non fuel unit costs down 1.3% at constant currency EBITDAR[2] of 531 million euros, an improvement of 307 million euros and up 371 million euros like-for-like EBITDA2 of 266 ...
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02
May
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Heineken invited people whose birthday is on 27 April to an Orange Experience on King’s Day in Amsterdam. The guests, who share their birthday with the Dutch monarch, came from all over the world – Beijing, London, Rio de...
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02
May
2016
The current collective labour agreement (CLA) for KLM ground personnel expires on 1 July 2016. CLA negotiations between KLM and the ground personnel unions were resumed last Friday. KLM is aiming for a short negotiation process so that the outcomes c...
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02
May
2016
At the start of the 2016 winter schedule, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will add two new intercontinental destinations to its network, namely Miami (USA) and Colombo (Sri Lanka). In addition, daily service will be operated to Havana (Cuba) and KLM will co...
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01
May
2016
The Air France-KLM Board of Directors met on May 1st 2016. Following the unanimous recommendation of the Nomination and Governance Committee, the Board has decided that Jean-Marc Janaillac should become the Group’s Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
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26
April
2016
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today ratified the (re)appointment of members of the KLM Supervisory Board. The shareholders were also presented with a review of KLM’s financial results for fiscal 2015 and a for...
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26
April
2016
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is joining forces with BimBimBikes, the first global, online cycle-hire platform. All passengers booking KLM tickets on klm.nl to European destinations between 26 April and 2 May will be offered two free bicycles at their des...
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