Airlines join forces, urge courts to safeguard the future of Schiphol Airport
The airlines are challenging the Dutch government’s decision to cut flight movements at Schiphol, confident they can reduce noise levels and emissions while maintaining a network of destinations for the millions of passengers they carry annually to and from Schiphol.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines appoints new leadership to strengthen brand and customer experience
Effective 1 March 2023, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will add two new members to its Board of Managing Directors, bringing the total number to five. As Chief People Officer (CPO), Miriam Kartman will be responsible for KLM’s Human Resources policy, while Barry ter Voert will become Chief Experience Officer (CXO) and EVP of Business Development. He will be responsible for the KLM brand, customer experience and developing KLM’s business model.
KLM Expands Air/Rail Product with Additional Seats on Thalys Trains
KLM has purchased additional seats on four Thalys trains for transfer passengers travelling between Amsterdam and Brussels this summer. The extra seats form part of KLM’s efforts to scale down its four daily flights still operated between Amsterdam and Brussels. The extended air/rail product will be available from 26 March.
KLM to Boost Greater China Flights with Increase in Frequency, Subject to Approval
From the start of the Summer schedule 2023 on 26 March, KLM is planning to increase the frequency of flights to Greater China in response to the lifting of travel restrictions by the Chinese government.
KLM Appoints Zita Schellekens as SVP of Sustainability & Strategy
KLM has appointed Zita Schellekens as Senior Vice President (SVP) for Sustainability & Strategy, effective 1 March 2023.
Air France-KLM orders four A350Fs to modernise the fleet of Martinair
The Air France-KLM Group has placed a firm order for four A350Fs, the brand new Airbus widebody freighter, to be operated by Martinair Holland N.V., a Dutch cargo airline headquartered and based in Amsterdam Schiphol airport, and part of KLM Group.
KLM Group Commits to 30% CO2 Emissions Reduction by 2030
KLM is committed to reducing its environmental impact as part of a transparent and responsible sustainability policy. An important part of this relates to its commitment to reduce Scope 1 and Scope 3 emissions by 30% per revenue tonne kilometre (RTK) by 2030 compared to 2019.
Delta issues travel waiver ahead of Belgium industrial action
In preparation for a planned industrial action in Belgium, Delta and its joint venture partner KLM have issued a travel waiver for all customers traveling to and from Brussels.
KLM and partners continue sustainable taxiing trials as part of the ALBATROSS project
KLM and its partners – including Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AAS) and Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) – are continuing their sustainable taxiing trials.
KLM launches direct service to Rennes, France
Starting March 26th, 2023, KLM is launching a direct service to the new destination of Rennes in the west of France.
Neste to supply the Air France-KLM Group with more than 1 million tons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel
The Air France-KLM Group and Neste have announced the expansion of their existing cooperation with a new strategic partnership for the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ to the Group. This new SAF agreement for a period of 8 years is one of the largest of its kind in the aviation industry to date.