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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KLM

By House of Travel



1. The Essentials
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the oldest scheduled airline in the world still operatingunder its oriqinal name. They operate worldwide with over 200 aircraft, KLM is the flag carrier of The Netherlands and operates from its hub at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The airline is also a founding member of the Sky Team Alliance.


2. The STATS 
Founded: 1919
Hub:
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 
Rewards Proqram:
Flyinq Blue
NZ Routes:
Auckland and Christchurch, and Wellinqton via Asian gateways to Amsterdam and beyond. 
Partners:
Codeshare partner with Air New Zealand.
Classes of Travel:
World Business Class and Economy Class.
Meals:
All meals and drinks (includin​g alcohol) are included. Special meals are available.
Entertainment:
Movies, TV shows, music and games included with personal seatback screens.
seat Selection:
Your House of Travel consultant can assiqn seats on most fliqhts for no extra charqe.
Connectivity:
USB sticks and universal power plugs can be used on-board. 

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3. Luggage Allowance

World Business Class:
Two pieces of checked luggage at 32 kilograms each, cabin is one hand baggage and one accessory at 18 kilograms in total.

Economy Class:
One piece of checked lu​gga​ge up to 23 kilo​grams, one hand​ baggage.

Economy Comfort:
One piece of checked luggage at 23 kilograms, cabin is one hand baggage and one accessory at 12 kilograms. 



​4. The Difference

Dutch at heart
The cabins are designed by top Dutch designer Hella Jongerius, comfort kits are designed by Jan Taminiau and World Business Class are meals ​created by Dutch Michelin-starred chef Jonnie Boe​r. 

An advanced service
KLM offers a 24/7 one-stop service in nine different languages for its customers. KLM was the world's first airline to offer customers status updates via WhatsApp, Messenger, WeChat, and Twitter. KLM's new service bot - Blue Bot, helps customers with queries via Messenger.

The most punctual airline
Awarded by FlightStats in 2017. FlightStats compares airlines on punctuality flight schedules and flight times. KLM holds first place for global arrival performance.
 
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5. The Classes

World Business Class
Experience greater sleeping comfort in the 180O recline, 207 cm long lie-flat beds. KLM World Business Class is equipped with a 17-inch personal entertainment, in-seat power and a privacy canopy. Savour one of the three-course menu options prepared by Dutch chefs served on Marcel Wanders crockery, accompanied with a glass of fine wine or other beverage. In World Business Class, you will receive an exclusive KLM Delft Blue miniature house filled with genuine Dutch gin. 

Economy Comfort
Situated in front of the Economy Class cabin, enjoy up to double recline as compared to an Economy seat and up to 140cm of legroom. Equipped with ergonomically headrests with improved neck support,9-inch HD quality touchscreen in-flight entertainment system, and a light pillow. On most intercontinental flights departing from Amsterdam, you can order a la carte menu before departure. 

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6. The Hubs
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has its home in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in The Netherlands. Most passengers connect at Schiphol Airport and therefore transferring with KLM is convenient. Schiphol Airport serves 108 airlines flying to 322 direct destinations in 95 countries.

​Perks in Schiphol Airport
Schiphol with a single terminal building is an easy airport to navigate. Facilities were recently refurbished and besides shopping, eating and drinking it is currently the only airport in the world with a museum exhibiting 17th century art from the famous Rijksmuseum. Free WiFi connection is available everywhere indoors. 

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7. The destinations
Currently, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines do not have direct flights to New Zealand​, but KLM have strong codeshare and interline partners which connect passengers through Asian gateways, then to Europe and beyond on KLM operated flights. 
 

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