KLM Embraer wearing the KLM 100 logo (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

KLM to restart flights from more UK regional airports

Dutch flag carrier KLM is preparing to restart more flights from UK regional airports as it restores service following the Coronavirus Pandemic. Its key business route between Amsterdam (AMS/EHAM) and London City (LCY/EGLC) is set to resume on Monday 13th July. Richard Hill, London City Airport’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: [read more]

KLM Embraer

KLM and Loganair enter codeshare agreement

KLM (KL/KLM) and Loganair (LM/LOG) have today announced that they have entered into a codeshare agreement connecting regional Scotland to KLM’s extensive worldwide network. Under the agreement passenger flying in from remote areas such as the Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands and the Scottish Western Isles will be able to connect [read more]

KLM Embraer wearing the KLM 100 logo (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

Happy 100th Birthday KLM!

Dutch national airline KLM turns 100 today and on this day it’s poignant to mark its history and long-term association with the UK. Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij or as we know it, KLM started life on the 7th October 1919 after being affirmed by Dutch Queen Wilhelmina. It was one of the [read more]

This photo of the incident involving an EasyJet A320 and KLM 737 has been shared widely on social media.
Civil Aviation

Easyjet and KLM aircraft collide at Amsterdam

An Easyjet Airbus A320 and a KLM Boeing 737-800 have collided during a pushback at Amsterdams Schiphol Airport (AMS/EHAM). The incident which happened yesterday saw the left wing of the A320 hit by the elevator of the 737. No injuries were reported but both aircraft suffered damage. A spokesperson for [read more]

A KLM Embraer lands at Cardiff Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Air Safety

Flights to Amsterdam cancelled due to high winds

Many flights from the UK to Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport (AMS/EHAM) have been cancelled today as wind speeds expected to exceed 30mph. At least 60 flights have been cancelled with KLM being the worst affected. The dutch airline has cancelled all flights from London Heathrow, London City, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, [read more]

Cardiff Airport Terminal (Image: Cardiff Airport)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport half-term getaway boosts figures

Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) is expecting 22,000 passengers through its terminals this week during the half-term break in Wales. The airport says its data shows that more and more passengers are using the airport as a starting point for long-haul destinations including China, Singapore, USA, Middle East and Africa with KLM via [read more]

KLM carries out final fokker f70 flights

KLM carries out final Fokker F70 flights

Dutch airline KLM (KL/KLM) is operating its final Fokker F70 flights the day before a series of special flights to mark its withdrawal from service. The Fokker F70 has been a regular sight at UK airports operating the daily services to Amsterdams Schiphol (AMS/EHAM). The Fokker F70 was First flown [read more]

KLM's final Fokker f70 flight from Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport News

KLM’s final Fokker F70 flight from Cardiff Airport

Dutch airline KLM (KL/KLM) is operating its final Fokker F70 flight from Cardiff Airport today, the day before the type retires from service with the airline. The Fokker F70 has been a regular sight at Cardiff Airport operating the daily services between Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) and Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS/EHAM) and [read more]

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: Aviation Media Agency.)
Civil Aviation

Air France-KLM buys stake in Virgin Atlantic

Airline giant Air France-KLM has bought a stake in Virgin Atlantic equal to around a third of the company. The 31% stake, worth £220m GBP, leaves founder Sir Richard Branson Virgin Group with a minority holding of just 20%. Delta Airlines now holds the majority share of 49%. In an open [read more]