KLM Bus to resume travel to and from Schiphol Airport

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually resume the KLM Bus network in accordance with Dutch health guidelines. This means that once a day, the KLM Bus will travel to and from Schiphol Airport from Maastricht, Maastricht Aachen Airport, Eindhoven Airport, Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede,… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes KLM’s resumption of services to Amsterdam Schiphol

LONDON, CITY, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel restrictions and demand. From 13th July 2020, KLM is set to resume operations between London City Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol. Linking Central London to the capital city… Read the full press release

KLM gradually and carefully restarts network

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM is gradually and carefully restarting its network. In July, KLM operates 5,000 European flights. The forecast for August is 11,000. Intercontinental numbers are around 1,900 in July and 2,100 in August. At the moment, about half of the intercontinental flights are cargo-only. KLM hopes that –… Read the full press release

Air France and KLM further adjust commercial policy for flight cancellations

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France and KLM have decided to further adjust their commercial policy for flight cancellations. Due to the latest developments on the global Covid-19 situation and the progressive lifting of the travel restrictions, Air France and KLM are gradually and carefully restoring their networks. In case of… Read the full press release

KLM to increase number of flights by more than 60 percent in July

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will further expand its route network in July. Compared to June, the number of flights will increase by more than 60 percent. KLM will operate 25 to 30 percent of the normal number of flights. The range of destinations will be expanded, particularly… Read the full press release

KLM requires passengers to wear facial protection during boarding and on board

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As of today, Monday May 11th, wearing facial protection during boarding and on board is mandatory for KLM passengers. Passengers must ensure that they carry the required facial protection with them. Cabin crew will of course also wear facial protection. Facial protection refers to non-medical face masks… Read the full press release

KLM ensures continuous flow of medical supplies from China to the Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands,, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This morning, the first KLM Boeing 747 with medical supplies from Shanghai landed at Schiphol Airport. By expanding the air bridge between the Netherlands and China, the Netherlands is assured of a continuous flow of relief supplies. In the presence of Minister Martin van Rijn (Public Health,… Read the full press release

KLM-BCG appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the optimization and digitalization of its operations worldwide

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), known together as the KLM-BCG partnership in digital airline operations, have been appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the airline with optimising and digitising its operations worldwide. The KLM-BCG partnership, based on their shared vision of driving integrated… Read the full press release

Lavazza becomes the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (05 February 2020), Lavazza and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines signed an agreement which will make the coffee company the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme. The programme contributes actively to making the airline industry more sustainable by stimulating the availability of sustainable aviation fuel… Read the full press release

KLM and MBO College Airport opens new training centre at Hoofddorp

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM and MBO College Airport, part of ROC van Amsterdam (Amsterdam Regional Training Centre), have developed a high quality simulation environment for aviation logistics at Schiphol. This merges KLM’s business school with regular intermediary vocational courses to form a specialised school for aviation logistics. The new training centre… Read the full press release

KLM takes delivery of its second Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, Busy Lizzie

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2019-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This morning KLM’s second Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Charleston, South Carolina. The sustainable and energy-efficient aircraft with registration PH-BKC bears the name “Busy Lizzie”. All KLM Dreamliners are named after flowers or flowering plants. With the arrival of Busy Lizzie,… Read the full press release

KLM partners with Hearst Create and the popular science magazine Quest to create the Holland Herald Junior magazine

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2019-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In honour of KLM’s 100th anniversary, we joined forces with Hearst Create and the popular science magazine Quest, to create the Holland Herald Junior magazine. The inflight magazine for children will be dished out to all passengers aged 8 to 14 on KLM flights, starting from the autumn break…. Read the full press release

KLM and Amsterdam Dance Event to compensate CO2 for visitors who flew in on KLM flights

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2019-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is currently underway. The world’s biggest festival for electronic music attracts 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries to the Dutch capital. KLM and ADE will compensate CO2 for visitors who flew in on KLM flights. An international event attracting nearly half a million visitors… Read the full press release

KLM adds 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM has added 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer, commencing Monday 24 June. The extra capacity will be provided by upgrading the aircraft operating on the weekday service to a Boeing 737 aircraft, providing an additional 32 seats per flight. KLM currently operates four daily… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes KLM’s increased number of flights to Amsterdam

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — From May, KLM will operate an additional daily flight to Amsterdam Schiphol, increasing the number of flights to Amsterdam to five a day. This will be effective during the months of May, June, September and October. As a result of the extra frequency, an additional 20,000 seats are… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation completes acquisition of KLM Jet Center at Amsterdam and Rotterdam International Airports

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation announced today (October 1, 2018) that it has completed its acquisition of KLM Jet Center, a leading provider of comprehensive FBO/Handling services at Amsterdam and Rotterdam International Airports. With a new flagship operation and presence at two of Europe’s top airports, the KLM Jet Center acquisition represents… Read the full press release

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