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]

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'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]