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Greenpeace asks Dutch court to stop KLM bailout

Environmental organization Greenpeace asked Dutch court to halt the bailout package for KLM Royal Dutch airlines, arguing that the government has failed to ensure more sustainability....


KLM Boeing 747 jumbo suffers nose damage after clash with A330

A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 747 aircraft suffered nose damage after a collision with another KLM Airbus 330 jet parked nearby at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), the Netherlands....


Pilot Union of KLM gives up: agrees with prolonged pay cuts

In a dispute with the government of the Netherlands, pilots of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) finally reached an agreement on prolonged wage cuts for the next five-year period, until 2025. The agreement cleared out the way for the Dutch airline to receive the government financial aid package of €2.4 billion....


Dutch government freezes €3.4 billion aid to KLM

The government of Netherlands froze €3.4 billion-worth of financial aid to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM), after the trade unions of the airline refused to sign a five-year agreement related to stricter terms of pilot wage cuts....


Flights to nowhere: stop before it takes off

A new trend has emerged amongst Asia-Pacific airlines: flights to nowhere. Joy rides offered to a few passengers, however, add little value, as airlines completely ignore one crucial thing, the environment. ...


KLM announces 5,000 layoffs as losses soar

AirFrance-KLM declared a total of 10,000 employees are to become redundant as the group looks to minimize its costs.  ...


KLM plans return to pre-crisis network coverage

Dutch national carrier KLM announces a plan to expand its current lockdown-impacted network to 91 European and 61 intercontinental destinations in October 2020, just shy of the 92 and 69 routes it had before the pandemic struck....


Reopening of Europe: on what scale airlines resume service?

Although the level of operating flights is only expected to get back to normal in 2023 at the earliest, airlines in Europe are slowly reinstating their schedules from the middle of June 2020. The continent’s biggest carriers such as Ryanair, Wizzair, Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France, and KLM have begun to operate a small number of regular scheduled flights, applying different safety policies onboard. In this article, take an overview...


KLM flight almost reaches Mexico, decides to go back to Amsterdam

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ non-stop flight to Mexico ended up in bizarre circumstances on November 28, 2019. The flight turned around back to its origin of departure in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, when the aircraft was already over North America, with passengers having to endure a 12 hour back and forth trip over the Atlantic.  ...


Boeing 777-300ER kept alive by KLM order

As Boeing gears up to increase the 777X production, KLM throws out a helping hand to the manufacturer by ordering two extra Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, reducing Boeing's production gap:...