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KLM takes strides in sustainable air transport

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has this month operated its first ever passenger flight powered by sustainable biokerosene. KLM has also joined hands with North Sea Petroleum and Spring Associates to establish the SkyEnergy consortium.

KLM resumes service to Denpasar, Bali

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Denpasar Ngura Rai Airport Bali, with effect from 6 December.

KLM introduces new uniform designed by Mart Visser

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has presented its new women’s uniform at a fashion show held at Schiphol. From April 2010, more than 11,000 cabin and ground crew members – and KLM and KLM Cityhopper’s female pilots – will begin wearing the uniforms created by Dutch fashion designer Mart Visser.

A choice for greater comfort in KLM’s Economy Class

With effect from December, passengers travelling in Economy Class on all intercontinental flights operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines can choose seats offering greater comfort.

KLM starts tour through Europe

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is organising an autumn tour through Europe in a customised truck. KLM will be using this ‘Tour of Inspiration’ surrounding its 90th anniversary to present its broad range of products and services to the public in 30 European cities.

KLM offers customers two new online services

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines now offers its customers not only air tickets, hotel accommodation and car rental, but also airport parking and transport between airport and city centre.

Responsible snacking on board KLM

Fair Trade chocolate is now available for KLM passengers on board. KLM strives to be at the forefront of corporate social responsibility and the idea of having ‘honest’ chocolate on board came from one of KLM’s cabin crew.

Tree house fun at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Waiting for connecting flights at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is more fun than ever. Young travellers can get rid of their energy in the new Kids Forest in the middle of the airport. There are real tree houses, slides, climbing frames, and all sorts of play items.

KLM Group and Delta launch joint venture

The Air France KLM Group and Delta Air Lines have announced a new long-term joint venture whereby the partners will jointly operate their trans-Atlantic business by coordinating operations and sharing revenues and costs of their trans-Atlantic route network.

Air France and KLM - Committed to consumers

Last week the European Commission commented on the results of an inquiry conducted by a consultant on the quality of online booking sites of some airlines operating within the European Union.

KLM launches channel on YouTube

The official KLM YouTube channel is now online. With a growing collection of videos, KLM now offers travellers and non-travellers both practical and special visual material, such as its ‘Journeys of inspiration’ commercial.

Virtual travel with iFly magazine

An inspirational trip - go travelling from your computer screen in the comfort of your own home. KLM’s new digital magazine iFly whisks you off to wonderful destinations, and lands you in the middle of fascinating stories. Stories about Dutch people abroad, innovations and, of course, travel.

KLM discontinues Amsterdam - Aruba route

KLM has announced the discontinuation of its Amsterdam to Aruba route. Passengers with KLM tickets for flights between Amsterdam and Aruba that depart on or after 30 March 2009 will be rebooked onto Martinair flights.

Mart Visser to design new KLM uniform

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will introduce a new ladies’ uniform for its 11,000-plus cabin and ground personnel, as well as for female pilots serving KLM and KLM Cityhopper. As of April 2010, they will wear uniforms created by Dutch fashion designer Mart Visser.

Marcel Wanders designs new tableware for KLM

Towards the end of next year, KLM passengers in World Business Class will be served meals on tableware designed by Marcel Wanders, one of the Netherlands’ leading designers.