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KLM puts passengers in a South American mood

In April and May, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is once again organizing its annual Food & Wine Festival. This year the theme is South America. The South American Experience will take place from March 30 to May 31. Meals made to recipes by the famous Brazilian chef Mara Salles will form part of the experience, accompanied by specially selected wines from Chili and Argentina.

New KLM Crown Lounge at Houston Airport

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines opened its new Crown Lounge at Houston Airport in early March, just ahead of the start of its Summer Schedule. The lounge is almost twice the size of its predecessor and is highly appreciated by passengers.

KLM restyles Flying Blue programme

To capture the dynamic success and innovative spirit of the first 3 years of Flying Blue, KLM have completely redesigned the look and feel of the programme, uniting the corporate colours of Air France and KLM in a modern, stylish look.

KLM introduces Japanese inflight meals

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a new Japanese meal service on flights to and from Japan. The recipes for the new meals being served in both World Business Class and Economy Class were created at Hotel Okura Amsterdam under the guidance of master chef Akira Oshima.

New at - Manage My Booking

From the minute you book your ticket to the time you take off, “Manage My Booking” makes it easy for you to make practically all your travel arrangements.

KLM’s mobile check-in now possible anywhere in Europe

Following in the footsteps of Air France, KLM expands the range of its own check-in service using mobile phones. On September 4, passengers traveling alone to Amsterdam from any European KLM destination (or vice versa) can check in by using their mobile phone.

KLM continues fleet renewal program

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines continues to pursue its policy of ongoing fleet renewal. Forming part of the current fleet renewal program two Boeing 777-300ERs, two Airbus A330-200s, and three Boeing 737-700s have been ordered for introduction in 2010 and 2011.

New breakfast experience for KLM passengers

When the winter schedule takes effect on October 28, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will introduce a new kind of breakfast to its economy class passengers on intercontinental routes.

Northwest to offer nonstop Portland-Amterdam service

KLM announces together with Northwest Airlines expansion plans on the North Atlantic route network with a new daily nonstop service from Amsterdam to Portland, Oregon.

KLM non-stop to Panama City in summer 2008

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will start direct flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Panama City Tocumen Airport in summer 2008. Panama City will be KLM’s 62nd intercontinental destination. Effective March 30, 2008 KLM will operate three weekly non-stop flights between Amsterdam and this destination in Central America.

Air France KLM to confirm new management team for UK & Ireland

Air France KLM, the world’s leading airline group in terms of turnover has recently finalized its new joint management team for the UK & Ireland. The team, based at the head office in Bedfont, is headed up by Christine Ourmières, General Manager Air France KLM UK & Ireland.

KLM launches scheduled service to Dallas-Fort Worth

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will start operating a daily service to Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A., in cooperation with Northwest Airlines. Dallas-Fort Worth will be KLM’s 61st intercontinental destination. The service will start March 30, 2008 and will be operated with Airbus 330-200 equipment, offering 30 World Business Class seats and 221 Economy Class seats. joins forces with KLM, Europe’s leading online hotel reservations’ company (part of, Nasdaq:PCLN) has been selected by KLM (part of Air France-KLM, the largest European airline group), as a strategic partner for the distribution of hotels. As a result, visitors to can now choose from over 35,000 hotels in more than 9,000 destinations worldwide.

E-tickets now available to all KLM destinations

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines now offers the convenience of e-tickets to passengers traveling to any of the 124 destinations served by KLM. In addition, KLM e-tickets can be used when flying with 72 interline partners. Because e-ticket data are automatically recorded in KLM’s computer systems upon reservation, customers with an e-ticket only have to present their identity document when checking in for a flight.

KLM starts double daily direct flights from Amsterdam to Linköping

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today announced it will start direct flights between Amsterdam and Linköping. Starting on March 30th 2008, KLM will fly the Amsterdam - Linköping route twice daily, using Fokker 70 jet service. This makes KLM the first of the large international airlines to begin activities in Sweden outside the major metropolitan areas.