This airline has earned a reputation for being the safest airline in the world. Its company slogan is: Journeys of Inspiration. There are over 250 transatlantic KLM flights every day, which serve about 74 countries and 144 destinations around the world. For example, there are flights to Netherlands from the United Kingdom every day, and the trip only takes 1 hour 30 minutes from London Heathrow. As of mid-May 2016, travellers are able to fly from Southampton and Inverness airports too.
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As of 2016, the KLM fleet comprises of approximately 150 aircraft, which includes various models of Airbus and Boeing planes. Each plane has an Economy Class, Economy Comfort, and Business Class. Facilities available differ between short trips and long-haul KLM flights. The in-flight magazine is available to passengers on all flights. Meals are also provided, and duty free merchandise is available for purchase.
Features that World Business Class long-haul passengers may enjoy include:
- Flat-bed seats
- Personal entertainment system
- Laptop power points
- Privacy canopy
- Massage function
Travellers flying with this airline may check-in online, choose a seat online, make adjustments to a booking (such as add extra luggage), and even place orders in advance for duty free merchandise. For those requiring special assistance, be sure to make a request 48 hours in advance. Wheelchairs are usually transported free of charge.
KLM is a family friendly airline, and reduced fares are available for kids. On intercontinental flights, kids are provided with a tasty child sized meal, a Bluey play set (Bluey is the airline mascot), and an eye mask. All seats feature an in-flight entertainment set. On European flights, children receive an activity book and Bluey passport holder.
KLM Fleet: 116 aircraft + 7 On Order
KLM Fleet Details:
|Aircraft Type||Aircraft||Aircraft Number|
|Airbus A330||Airbus A330-200||11|
|Boeing 737||Boeing 737-700||18|
|Boeing 747||Boeing 747-400||26|
|Boeing 777||Boeing 777-200||15|
|McDonnell-Douglas MD-11||McDonnell-Douglas MD-11||10|
KLM in-flight services and entertainment:
KLM baggage (allowance, excess fees):
Hub: KLM operates mainly from Amsterdam - Schiphol airport (AMS).
Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM)
Full Name: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij/Air France-KLM group
Founded on: 07-10-1919
Fleet Age (years): 9.4
KLM - Alliances and frequent flyer program: KLM joined SkyTeam alliance.
KLM is based in Amstelveen close to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It was founded in 1919, and is today the oldest airline that continues to operate under its original name. In 2004 the airline merged with Air France. KLM is an acronym for Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, which means Royal Dutch Airlines.
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- £26 Flight tickets to Manchester
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- £28 Flight tickets to Málaga
- £14 Flight tickets to Edinburgh
- £96 Flight tickets to Istanbul
- £13 Flight tickets to Glasgow
- £8 Flight tickets to Barcelona
- £29 Flight tickets to Lisbon
- £23 Flight tickets to Birmingham
- £43 Flight tickets to Paris
- £27 Flight tickets to Madrid
- £18 Flight tickets to Faro