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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 prepares for winter schedule

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, KLM’s winter schedule will be a lot more restricted than it was in the same period last year. The timetable for the European network in November is currently around 55% of capacity in 2019. KLM was gradually and responsibly expanding its European and intercontinental network, after the corona crisis had […]

KLM-BCG to partner with Virgin Atlantic to digitize operations

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), known together as the KLM-BCG partnership in digital airline operations, have been appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the airline with optimising and digitising its operations worldwide. The KLM-BCG partnership, based on their shared vision of driving integrated decision making in airline operations, has […]

KLM and Neste are taking another step forward in sustainable aviation fuel for flights from Schiphol

KLM has purchased sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % compared to fossil kerosene. This purchase is the next step in the use of sustainable fuel as it is the […]

KLM Opens New Crown Lounge at Schiphol

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines officially opened its completely renovated non-Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol Airport last week. Thanks to the outstanding service it provides, the new lounge offers visitors an unforgettable experience, new food and beverage ideas, and innovative technologies. KLM’s non-Schengen Crown Lounge, the lounge’s official name, is located between the E and F […]