Airline Information - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
KLM is the national carrier of the Netherlands and flies to over 90 destinations worldwide. The airline has recently merged with Air France allowing KLM to join the Skyteam Alliance. The airline flies from 18 airports in the UK and Ireland to a variety of destinations across the world. Based at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the airline has a reputation as a world-class carrier which is recognised as the world’s oldest airline still operating under its original name.
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KLM fly to a large number of both long and short haul destinations. Due to the inclusion in the SkyTeam Alliance American flights are particularly popular, as well as to closer European destinations.
Flying from the UK
KLM flies from a variety of UK airports, including Heathrow, Manchester and Glasgow.
KLM flights allow a minimum of 31 inches leg room for all passengers, with additional leg room in Economy Comfort Class and Business Class. Seats in all class cabins vary in size and pitch depending on aircraft; you can check the seat dimensions on your flight by visiting the KLM website.
KLM advises that all passengers should be able to ‘effortlessly move the arm rests of their seat on board up and down’. For those passengers who may compromise a section of the adjacent seat(s), it is advised that a second seat is booked in advance; these seats will receive a 25% discount. If an extra seat is booked and upon departure, at least one seat is available in the same travel class on your flight, you can apply for a refund of the costs of the second seat.
KLM work hard to ensure that all passengers will have a comfortable flight, whether at economy or first class level. Most aircraft have seatback personal screens for entertainment purposes, including the facility to text and email while in the air. Some flights even offer quick lessons in the language of the destination! Also available to all passengers is a copy of the Holland Herald; KLM’s in-flight magazine with news, features and competitions relating to a different theme each month.
KLM flies from the following UK Airports; Aberdeen, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Heathrow, London Gatwick.
Destinations KLM fly to include; New York, Shanghai, Bangkok and Sydney.