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KLM deploys artificial intelligence to combat food waste

KLM is wasting less food on board aircraft thanks to artificial intelligence. AI programs enable the company to better predict how many passengers who have booked will actually board a flight. This allows the exact number of required meals to be calculated and KLM achieves up to 63% less food waste based on the expected […]

KLM: Shrinking Schiphol highly detrimental and not in line with coalition agreement

KLM and the Dutch government both support greater sustainability in air transport KLM is surprised by the government’s sudden resolve to substantially cut back operations at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol The proposed cutback is not in line with the coalition agreement between the ruling parties This strongly undermines the hub function that KLM and Schiphol have […]

KLM participating in the Sustainable Flight Challenge

Two very special KLM flights took off from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on Saturday, 7 May. Flight KL0675 to Edmonton, Canada, and flight KL1713 to Porto, Portugal, have undergone the widest possible array of sustainability measures. Initiated by KLM employees, the Sustainable Flight Challenge will see sixteen SkyTeam Airline Alliance members competing with a view to […]

KLM receives World Class Award as best airline for passengers

KLM has been awarded the 2022 APEX World Class Award. This is a new APEX award and the highest category in its global awards for the airline industry. It represents exceptional recognition of achievements in areas such as safety well-being and sustainability. The last 20 months have pushed new values to the fore that are explicitly […]

KLM submits plan for €3.4bn bailout to Dutch government

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has submitted a restructuring plan to the Netherlands ministry of finance as the carrier seeks to overcome the slowdown in travel surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. The airline is seeking government loans and guarantees to the value of €3.4 billion. The plan outlines how KLM intends to overcome the worst crisis in […]

KLM Cityhopper orders 21 new Embraer aircraft

KLM Cityhopper has confirmed its order for 21 Embraer 195-E2 aircraft, plus an option for 14 more. In June, KLM Cityhopper announced its intention to buy 35 Embraer 195-E2s, but this order comprised a fixed order for 15 aircraft plus an option for another 20. The fixed part of this order has therefore been raised […]