Tag: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLM to Extend Widebody Fleet with Two More Boeing 777 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands, intends to expand its Boeing 777 fleet by two more 777-300ER aircraft already placed on the order list. The value of the new deal is $751 million at current list prices. In the statement Boeing noted that the order was previously listed as from […]

Radical New Aircraft ‘Flying-V’. What Is It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Attempts to make aviation more sustainable are endless. It is even hard to recount how many ideas and concepts were presented to the world of aviation. Electric aircraft, solar-powered aircraft, planes run by aviation biofuel. One of the recent entrants onto the stage of innovative solutions for sustainable aviation is the ‘Flying-V‘ concept. It is […]

Europe to Have Its First Plant for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced it will develop and purchase 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) a year in a period of 10 years. It is the first airline in the world to invest in sustainable aviation fuel on this scale. Environmental pollution is one of the central topics globally. Especially in aviation, which represents […]

#AVGEEK | World’s Oldest Boeing 747-400 in Service Bids Final Farewell

Reading Time: 1 minute After almost 30 years of active service, the oldest operating “Queen of the Skies” in the world belonging to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines bis its final farewell. Being in service since June 1989, Boeing 747-400 named City of Bangkok spent a total of 134,279 hours in the air and performed 18,024 take-offs. Notably, this equals […]

KLM Reaches Agreement with FNV

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM and the Dutch Trade Union Federation (FNV) reached a collective labour agreement for ground staff. The agreement is as yet subject to approval by the rank and file. KLM had already completed negotiations with the trade union, the CNV, VHKP, and the NVLT in July. Also, the FNV ratified the plan. KLM is pleased […]

Jet Airways to Shortly Work with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Ground Handling

Reading Time: 1 minute Jet Airways will shortly work with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on ground handling, maintenance and engineering, the chief of the Dutch carrier said recently. Jet is also looking to upgrade cabins on its four Airbus A330-200 planes, two executives from the airline and the plane maker said separately. From March 27, Jet started flying to […]

Air France Officially Inaugurates Its A380 Between Paris and Mexico

Reading Time: 1 minute Air France officially inaugurated its Airbus A380, the Company’s largest super jumbo in its long-haul fleet, on the Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Mexico route. To celebrate the event, Frédéric Gagey, Air France Chairman and CEO, Pieter Elbers, KLM President & CEO, and a delegation led by Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the […]