Tag: KLM

KLM Secures EUR 3.4 Billion Financing Package

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it secured a total amount of EUR 3.4 billion of financial state support. The KLM has already implemented a number of measures to maintain liquidity, however, these were not enough. “The financing package is necessary to secure the long and difficult road of recovery in the coming period. […]

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Gradually Increases Capacity

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a hard stop in April, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has revealed gradually increasing capacity for the summer months. In July the carrier expects to operate 5,000 European flights and in August – 11,000. Intercontinental numbers are around 1,900 in July and 2,100 in August. As to intercontinental flights, these are restored more slowly because […]

KLM Tests Sustainable Ways to Taxi Aircraft at Schiphol

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is one of the most active airlines in the world in terms of sustainability. Apart from numerous initiatives to make aviation greener, the airline has recently joined testing of sustainable ways to taxi aircraft at Schiphol. The object of innovative tests is a Taxibot – “a hybrid towing vehicle which, unlike […]

Air France-KLM Group Operates only 5% of Capacity During Q2

Reading Time: 1 minute The crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic has hardly hit Air France-KLM Group. At present it is “navigating a storm of unprecedented severity” and during the second quarter operates only around 5% of the previously planned capacity. In a statement, the company revealed that after a slow resumption of flights throughout summer, in September it […]

Air France Grounds Airbus A380s and KLM Boeing 747s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Adapting to the quickly changing situation on the air travel market due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, Air France-KLM Group has announced implementing major flight reductions, FlightGlobal reports. Home countries of both KLM and Air France have not imposed border controls and air traffic is still allowed to and out of both the Netherlands […]

KLM to Purchase Embraer E195-E2 Aircraft for $2.5 Billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM Cityhopper has announced further expanding its Embraer fleet. The largest Embraer aircraft operator in Europe confirmed a firm order for 21 E195-E2 jets, including purchase rights for 14 additional aircraft. The initial order was placed during Paris Air Show 2019, originally it was announced as a Letter of Intent for 15 firm orders with […]

KLM Intends for 35 Embraer E195-E2 Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer announced at Paris Air Show 2019 KLM Cityhopper’s intention to purchase up to 35 E195-E2 jets, 15 firm orders with purchase rights for a further 20 aircraft of the same model. This intention, which still requires a Purchase Agreement, has a value of USD 2.48 billion based on Embraer’s current list prices. The order […]

KLM Boeing 747 Experiences Engine Failure

Reading Time: < 1 minute A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFT performing flight KL-856 from Seoul (South Korea) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 270 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Seoul’s runway 15R when one of the engines failed emitting sparks. The crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet, dumped fuel and returned to Seoul for a […]

Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM Launch Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM have announced their first codeshare agreement – creating new trans-Atlantic travel options to and from North America, and providing more opportunities to earn frequent flyer miles. The partnership makes it easier for customers to build their ideal trip across the Atlantic by combining flights operated by Air France, KLM, […]

KLM Boeing 747 Suspects Bird Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute A KLM Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Mexico City (Mexico), suspected bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Amsterdam’s runway 24 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds. The crew initially continued the flight and climbed the aircraft to FL300. Overhead London (UK) the crew decided to return to Amsterdam suspecting […]