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KLM ROYAL DUTCH AIRLINES.

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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.

 

The Difference

  • 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 Boer.
  • 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.
  • Awarded by FlightStats in 2017. FlightStats compares airlines on punctuality flight schedules and flight times. KLM holds first place for global arrival performance.

 

The Classes

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.
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.

 

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.

 

The Hub

AMSTERDAM AIRPORT. 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. 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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FAST FACTS


NAME

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

FOUNDED

1919

HUBS

Amsterdam

REWARDS POINTS

Flying Blue

PARTNER AIRLINES

Codeshare partner with Air New Zealand and a member of SkyTeam Alliance.

MEALS

All meals and drinks (including alcohol) are included. Special meals available.

LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE

One piece of checked luggage up to 23 kilograms and one piece of carry on up to 12 kilograms included on all Economy fares. Increased allowances apply for higher classes.




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