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Air France and KLM launch online social network for air travellers

21st November 2008 Print
From November 7, Air France and KLM have jointly launched, the first social network website for all air travellers. Signing up with will enable travellers to share their top tips for hotels, restaurants and shopping anywhere in the world. is unique in that it allows customers of both the airlines to make their flight schedule public and to get an update from other travellers about their flight arrangements. This means that travellers can meet online before they travel to arrange to share a taxi, for example, or to meet up in a lounge.

“The reservation system operated by Air France and KLM is now on a par with the technology and functionalities offered by the web community. This is a response to those customers who would like to be proactive on their trip, whether they are travelling for professional or leisure purposes. From 7 November onwards, travellers and especially the 75 million customers who choose our two airlines every year, will be able, by using Bluenity, to meet before, during and after their flight”, said Patrick Roux, Senior Vice President Marketing at Air France KLM.

Martijn van der Zee, head of E-commerce at Air France KLM, adds “A growing number of people solely rely on the experience of others for all sorts of information. offers all travellers an online and interactive platform to enrich their travel experience and that of others”. enables travellers to:
- benefit from tips of other experienced travellers and well-travelled Air France and KLM staff.
- give advice, share travel experiences with other travellers.
- contact and meet other travellers throughout their journey.
- keep in touch with members of their personal community.

Available in 3 languages (French, English and Dutch), Bluenity is free of charge.

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