London City Airport offers several ways to treat your Mum special this Mother’s Day

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Whisk your Mum to Amsterdam – or one of London City Airport’s 45 destinations – this weekend and treat her to seven million flowers, rather than just the usual bouquet. March is an ideal time to visit Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens, with its magnificent display of tulips, daffodils and… Read the full press release

Vistara announces Inter-Airline Through Check-In partnership with Air France, KLM and Japan Airlines

Vistara partners with Air France, KLM, and Japan Airlines to offer Through Check-In to International travellers New Delhi, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the commitment of offering a seamless flying experience to its customers, Vistara, India’s newest full service carrier launched in 2015 by Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today announced an Inter-Airline… Read the full press release

SAS invests in more climate-friendly aviation; takes part in Avinor’s biofuel project at OSL

SAS is the only Scandinavian airline to be taking part in Avinor’s biofuel project at OSL, which from January 22 will ensure regular delivery of the most eco-friendly aircraft fuel. This will make OSL the first international airport where biofuel is available on a regular basis. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS… Read the full press release

KLM’s #HappytoHelp Campaign wins big in Cannes

Amstelveen, 2015-6-29 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM won four awards at the Cannes Lions Award Show with our #HappytoHelp Campaign. It’s the world’s biggest annual awards show and festival and viewed as one of the most prestigious advertising prizes. In October 2014 from a special glass pavilion at Schiphol Plaza in Amsterdam Airport the #HappytoHelp customer… Read the full press release

KLM wins the Best Airline for Inflight Retail Award for the second consecutive year at the Airline Retail Conference in London

Amstelveen, 2015-6-11 — /Travel PR News/ — On Tuesday, KLM won the Best Airline for Inflight Retail Award for the second consecutive year at the Airline Retail Conference in London. British Airways and Scandinavian Airlines were runners-up. This prize for inflight sales is awarded by a panel of experts, who assess criteria such as the selection… Read the full press release

Materials from the old KLM World Business Class recycled by students of the Design Academy Eindhoven

Amstelveen, 2015-6-1 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines introduced its new World Business Class (WBC) interior in 2013. Various materials from the old KLM WBC have now been recycled by students of the Design Academy Eindhoven, who used them to create new travel items. Seats, carpeting, seatbelts, TV screens – these materials and others… Read the full press release

KLM expands route network from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with new flights to Belfast, Northern Ireland; Montpellier, France; Cracow, Poland and Edmonton, Canada

Starting today (May 18, 2015), KLM will fly daily to Belfast, Northern Ireland; Montpellier, France; and Cracow, Poland. Starting 19 May, KLM will operate three round trips per week between Amsterdam and Edmonton, Canada. The four new destinations signal an expansion in KLM’s route network from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

KLM launches the endless flyer Jets; available in Apple App Store and the Google Play Store free of charge

KLM passengers arriving on time at their gate receive an in-game reward Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM today launched the endless flyer Jets. Jets is now available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store free of charge. The game has a special feature for KLM clients: KLM passengers receive an… Read the full press release

KLM Cityhopper renews its fleet by purchasing fifteen Embraer 175 aircraft and two Embraer 190 aircraft

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015-3-31 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Cityhopper is renewing its fleet by purchasing fifteen Embraer 175 aircraft (E175+) and two Embraer 190 aircraft (E190). KLM Cityhopper will already be welcoming the first two E190 aircraft in December 2015. The fifteen E175+ aircraft will be taken up in the KLM Cityhopper fleet between March 2016… Read the full press release

Holland Marketing Alliance: “Holland. The Original Cool.” campaign won Platinum Adrian Award

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — The campaign “Holland. The Original Cool.” won the prestigious Platinum Adrian Award at the Adrian Awards Gala in New York on Tuesday, 24 February. The award was presented to the Holland Marketing Alliance, which includes the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC), KLM, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam… Read the full press release

KLM signed memorandum of cooperation with Xiamen Airlines and the City of Amsterdam to strengthen collaboration and accessibility between the Netherlands and China

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday KLM CEO Pieter Elbers signed a memorandum of cooperation with Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines and the City of Amsterdam. Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan and Xiamen Airlines’ Chief Operating Officer Zhao Dong were also in attendance. KLM has been flying from Amsterdam to Xiamen three times… Read the full press release

AIRFRANCE KLM announced 6.2 million passengers in December 2014

Passenger: strict capacity discipline, stable load factor Continued restructuring of point-to-point and ongoing accelerateddevelopment of Transavia PARIS, 2015-1-8 — /Travel PR News/ — AIRFRANCE KLM announced 6.2 million passengers in December 2014 Traffic highlights 6.2 million passengers, +1.3% Continued restructuring of point-to-point (capacity down -15.0%) supporting increase in Short and Medium-Haul load factor Unit revenue per… Read the full press release

The KLM Curacao Marathon to be held on Sunday 30 November 2014 in Willemstad

Running event, first on Curacao Amstelveen, the Netherlands,  2014-7-11 — /Travel PR News/ — On Sunday 30 November 2014, Willemstad, the capital of Curacao, will host the first edition of the KLM Curacao Marathon; the first on the island. The running event for people of all ages, schools and businesses will comprise a unique course as well as… Read the full press release

KLM to launch biofuel flights to Aruba and Bonaire

Today, KLM will launch a series of biofuel flights to Aruba and Bonaire over a six-month period, operating an Airbus 330-200. The biofuel for this flight was sourced by ITAKA and supplied by SkyNRG. This marks another step forward on the journey to more sustainable aviation, by reducing CO2 emissions and fuel consumption through enhanced… Read the full press release

General Electric’s GEnx-1B engine to power Air France-KLM Boeing 787 fleet

Amstelveen, 2014-03-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France-KLM has finalized an agreement with General Electric and has selected the GEnx-1B engine to power its fleet of Boeing 787-9*. The first aircraft will be delivered to KLM in October 2015 and to Air France in January 2017. The joint selection of engine for Air France and KLM’s… Read the full press release

KLM Cityhopper to suspend flights between Amsterdam and Manston, UK from April 10

Airport leads to suspension of KLM Cityhopper flights from/to the airport. Amstelveen, 2014-03-27 — /Travel PR News/ — From 10 April, KLM Cityhopper as an operating airline for KLM is suspending flights between Amsterdam and Manston (Kent, UK). The continuous uncertainty surrounding the future of the airport means KLM Cityhopper is unable to guarantee that flights to… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines joined Luchtvaart College Schiphol to help develop and organise ‘working & learning’ activities within the aviation sector

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — KLM has now joined Luchtvaart College Schiphol (Aviation College Schiphol, formerly Schiphol College) as a partner, enabling the college to further enhance and fine-tune its ability to develop and organise ‘working & learning’ activities within the aviation sector. Luchtvaart College Schiphol pools the strengths of aviation businesses, vocational education institutions and… Read the full press release

The global airline alliance SkyTeam opened new lounge at Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport

Enhances premium travel experience, delivers synergies for SkyTeam members in Istanbul ISTANBUL, 2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, today opened its new lounge at Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport.  The lounge is available to Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers flying from the airport on any of the alliance’s 10 airlines that serve… Read the full press release

Air France-KLM announced June 2013 traffic results

2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passenger In spite of strike action by European air traffic controllers, June 2013 passenger traffic rose by 2.5% for capacity up by 1.3%. The load factor stood at 85.2%, up one point. The group carried 7.0 million passengers (+1.6%). Unit revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) ex-currency was decrased compared with June 2012…. Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines received 4-Star Airline Rating status from airline research organisation Skytrax

London, UK, 2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has been upgraded to a 4-Star Airline Rating, reflecting the improvements that the airline has made to the quality of the Airport and Onboard experience KLM. The 4-Star Airline rating is a seal of Quality Approval awarded only to those airlines that achieve a good Quality performance… Read the full press release

KLM President & CEO Peter Hartman awarded royal decoration by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — In her speech, State Secretary Mansveld remarked on Mr Hartman’s passion, saying: “This is what they mean when they say that someone has a ‘blue heart’, with kerosene running through his veins.” The state secretary went on acknowledge the role Mr Hartman had played in the merger between Air France and KLM,… Read the full press release

KLM Introduces Passbook in its Mobile App

2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — After checking in for a flight via KLM’s mobile app, the traveler is offered to store his or her e-boarding pass in Passbook. On the flight date the boarding pass automatically pops-up on the home screen of the iPhone when the passenger is close to the airport. In addition, KLM will make… Read the full press release

The Flying Blue Game — “Mr Miles catch him and fly”

2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Flying Blue, the frequent flyer programme of Air France, KLM, HOP!, Tarom, Kenya Airways, Air Europa and Aircalin, is launching “Mr Miles catch him and fly”, an online discovery game supported by the social networks. OVER 3 MILLION MILES UP FOR GRABS The principle of the game is simple: explore the world… Read the full press release

Air France and KLM to Operate inflight Connectivity flights with Wi-Fi on Board

2013-05-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will operate their first inflight connectivity flights with Wi-Fi on board. The new service will allow customers to remain connected with the world by being able to send text messages and e-mails and surf the internet during their flight. On our specially designed inflight… Read the full press release

KLM starts servicing customers in Russian and Norwegian on social media

KLM adds Russian and Norwegian to its Social Media Service 2013-05-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines customers can now post their travel-related questions in no less than nine languages on Facebook and Twitter. Customers can approach KLM’s social media network — twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week — with questions about issues… Read the full press release