KLM improves Internet check in service

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has revamped its Internet Check In service to offer passengers onintercontinental flights from Singapore, Manila and Curacao to Amsterdam, the chance to reserve seats with extra leg room before arrival at the airport.This new and exclusive feature allows passengers to reserve economy class seats with guaranteed extra legroom at an additional fee of 50 euros per seat on each flight.

KLM first introduced its fully functional internet check-in at its hub - Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport - in 2004 and last month KLM recorded record numbers using the service with more than 600,000 Air France and KLM passengers around the world checking in via the Internet. Since it’s launch, KLM has been continually developing this online service and it has now successfully been rolled out across all 14 of the UK’s regional departure points. Internet check-in can be accessed from www.klm.com and is available between 30 hours and one hour prior to departure to customers travelling with carry-on luggage only. Flying Blue Platinum and Gold members can reserve extra leg room seats at no extra cost.

KLM has also re-designed Internet Check I’m online features with a clear and precise seat map now available, making it easier than ever to choose your favourite seat. The site also has a new and improved boarding pass print-out system, allowing passengers to see their itinerary at a glance and providing clear and simple instructions regarding baggage drop-off, boarding times and last calls so that passengers are fully aware of the correct procedures on arrival at the airport.

KLM flies from 14 UK airports to over 650 destinations worldwide with its SkyTeam partners, via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. For more information on Internet Check In and advice on its use, visit www.klm.com