KLM Royal Dutch
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the flag carrier of the Netherlands. It is headquartered in Amstelveen, with its hub at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. KLM is a subsidiary of the Air France–KLM group and a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. Founded in 1919, KLM is the oldest operating airline in the world. It has 35,488 employees with a fleet of 110 (excluding subsidiaries) as of 2021. KLM operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to 145 destinations. The name KLM stands for "Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij", which is Dutch for "Royal Aviation Company". The airline was awarded the "Royal" predicate by Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in September 1919. KLM is known for its high standards of service and its commitment to sustainability. The airline has been awarded numerous awards for its environmental initiatives, including the Skytrax World Airline Award for Best Airline in Europe in 2022. If you are looking for a reliable and comfortable way to travel, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is a great option. The airline offers a variety of cabin classes and services to suit every need. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, KLM can help you get where you need to go.
Economy Class is the standard class offering, providing comfortable seats, in-flight entertainment, and meal services. Passengers can also enjoy a selection of beverages throughout the flight. Economy Comfort class offers extra legroom and increased recline, providing a more comfortable experience for passengers. In addition to the amenities offered in Economy Class, passengers in Economy Comfort may also receive enhanced meal options and additional services. Europe Business Class, Available on short-haul flights within Europe, offers priority services, a dedicated cabin, and a more spacious and comfortable seat. Passengers can enjoy a meal, beverages, and additional amenities. On long-haul international flights, World Business Class offers lie-flat seats or seats with a generous recline, enhanced meal options, premium beverages, priority boarding, access to airport lounges, and personalized service. Premium Economy Class, available on some long-haul flights, offers more space, extra legroom, and enhanced meal services compared to Economy Class. Available on certain flights, this class offers benefits like priority boarding, extra baggage allowance, and flexible ticket changes.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines provides a range of in-flight amenities to enhance the passenger experience across its different classes. In-flight entertainment with a selection of movies, TV shows, music, and games. Complimentary meals and beverages, with a focus on high-quality cuisine and drink options. On-demand entertainment systems and personal screens for each passenger. Power outlets and USB ports for charging electronic devices. Amenity kits with essentials like pillows, blankets, headphones, and more in higher classes. Wi-Fi and internet connectivity (availability varies by flight).
KLM's baggage policy varies depending on the flight route, class, and frequent flyer status. Typically, passengers are allowed to bring one carry-on bag and one personal item. Checked baggage allowance varies based on the fare type and destination. Business Class Passengers usually have a higher baggage allowance compared to Economy Class, including more carry-on and checked baggage. Higher-tier members of KLM's frequent flyer program, Flying Blue, may enjoy additional baggage benefits.
KLM's cancellation policy also depends on factors such as the fare type, route, and booking conditions. Generally, the airline may offer different fare options with varying degrees of flexibility. Flexibility in changing or canceling flights tends to be higher for higher-fare classes or for passengers who purchase flexible tickets.