KLM News Stories

Air France Orders Airbus A220s, But A380s To Go

July 30, 2019

Air France has selected the Airbus A220 to update its short-haul fleet, but the A380 won’t have a future at the airline as it plans the superjumbo’s retirement by 2022.


Mitsubishi Spacejet Snares MOU From North American Carrier

June 19, 2019

Wednesday brought a number of orders for regional airliners for Embraer, ATR and the new Mitsubishi Spacejet.


KLM Commits To Sustainable Aviation Fuel Deal

May 28, 2019

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed to buy 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel each year over a 10-year period.


Virgin Atlantic Codeshare Adds Air France, KLM Flights

March 6, 2019

Virgin Atlantic is expanding its codeshare offerings with the addition of Air France-KLM flights on routes from the UK to the US via Paris and Amsterdam.


KLM Cancels Many Tuesday Flights Due To Weather

January 7, 2019

KLM has cancelled 159 round-trip flights for Tuesday at its Amsterdam Schiphol hub as bad weather is forecast to cause runway closures.



KLM, Pilot Union Agree In-Principle Deal

September 4, 2018

The VNV union representing KLM pilots in the Netherlands said it has reached an in-principle deal with the airline on a collective agreement for cockpit crew.


Air France, KLM Merge JVs With China Southern, Xiamen

July 16, 2018

Air France, KLM, China Southern and Xiamen Airlines announced that they will merge their two existing agreements to create a single joint venture.


Air France-KLM Names Transition Management

May 15, 2018

Air France-KLM has announced the executives who will steer Air France through a transition period as it seeks a new chief executive to replace Jean-Marc Janaillac.


Winds To Cause Amsterdam Airport Flight Cancellations

January 17, 2018

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport warned passengers of cancellations and delays to flights on Thursday as strong winds are forecast for the region.


Storm Causes Cancellations And Delays At Amsterdam Schiphol

January 3, 2018

Strong winds caused the cancellation of over 250 flights at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Wednesday, with many more delayed.