Starting 28NOV08 KLM’s Amsterdam – Panama City route will be increased from 3 (Day 357) to 5 weekly (Day x16)
KLM today announced it is ceasing the last domestic service in Netherlands – Amsterdam – Maastricht.
The airline currently offers 3 times a day service with Fokker 50.
KLM launched Maastricht service in 1966
Initial plans for KLM 777-300ER operation in Summer 2009 are:
Day 36 from AMS, Day 47 from CAI
Day 27 from AMS, Day 13 from DXB
Kilimanjaro/Dar es Salaam
28JUN09 onward: Day x235 from Amsterdam, Day x346 from Tanzania
Day x36 from AMS, Day x47 from MNL
New York JFK (KL641/642)
29MAR09 – 26JUN09: Day x25
27JUN09 onwards: Daily
As of 08AUG08′s schedule, KLM plans to operate Daily 777-300ER service on the Amsterdam – Sao Paulo route from 27JUN09.
It currently operates 3-4 weekly with 777-300ER.
KLM is currently planning to operate Boeing 777-200ER to Delhi starting 30MAR09.
This summer the airline is operating MD11.
KLM’s 2 of 7 weekly Amsterdam – Kilimanjaro – Dar es Salaam – Amsterdam will be operated by Boeing 777-300ER during 2008/09 Northern Winter schedule.
The 777-300ER, as of 30JUN08, is planned to operate Friday/Sunday service
As of 30JUN08 schedule, KLM plans to operate Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to Toronto as KL691/692 on 25AUG08
KLM will be operating 4 of 6 long-haul aircraft models to Toronto this winter
As of 30JUN08, Boeing 747-400PAX, Boeing 747-400COMBI, Boeing 777-200ER, and Airbus 330-200 will all be operating to the largest Canadian city.
KL691/692 Daily flight
till 31JAN09: 744 – Day 1357, 74E – Day 246
eff 01FEB09: 772
KL695/696 3 weekly flight
26OCT08 – 28MAR09: 332
KLM has further adjusted the routes to be operated by 737-700 this winter. The original list can be found here
|London Heathrow||KL1017/1018||Till 04JAN09|
Was planned weekly
KLM today filed application seeking permission to codeshare on nwa’s unit Compass Airlines.
It plans to codeshare to the following destinations via Detroit, Memphis and/or Minneapolis:
New York JFK
Salt Lake City
Docket Number 2003-15191-0032
KLM in the 2008/09 Northern Winter timetable season will operate Daily flights on the Amsterdam – Cape Town route.
Service currently operates 5 weekly
KLM will operate MD11 aircraft instead of Boeing 777-200ER on the Amsterdam – Kilimanjaro – Dar es Salaam – Amsterdam route between 07DEC08 and 24JAN09
KLM will operate A330-200 on the Amsterdam – Nairobi flight between 06JUL08 and 24OCT08
KLM’s 1st of 10 Boeing 737-700 will be arriving this summer and is currently planned on operating the following routes for the Summer schedule.
|Aberdeen||KL1443/1444||Daily eff 04AUG08|
|Venice||KL1655/1656||Daily eff 04AUG08|
|Munich||KL1801/1790||Daily eff 04AUG08|
|Berlin||KL1835/1818||Daily eff 17AUG08|
|Day 1345 eff 01SEP08
Daily eff 01SEP08
|Milan Malpensa||KL1629/1630||Day 134 from 01SEP08|
|Kiev||KL1383/1384||Day 267 from 02SEP08|
The inaugural flight, as of 27MAY08, is planned for Amsterdam – Aberdeen on 04AUG08.
KLM has loaded additional 737-700 (73W) routes since last Thursday’s (22MAY08) schedule update.
|Manchester UK||KL1083/1084||Daily till 04JAN09|
Day 6;10JAN09 – 21FEB09
|Birmingham UK||KL1429/1430||Daily eff 23FEB09|
|Edinburgh||KL1293/1276||Daily eff 29DEC08|
As of 27MAY08, KLM will only operate 2 Daily Amsterdam – Moscow Sheremetyevo service in 2008/09 Winter season, instead of adding 3rd daily flights
However, the new 737-700 will still be operated as KL907/908.
KLM’s 2009 Summer schedule currently showing 5 weekly Amsterdam – Chengdu service with 777.
The route currently operates 4 weekly and 2 in Winter. If the plan becomes reality this is KLM’s first attempt to step on frequency to Western China.
KLM will add 3rd daily service on the Amsterdam – Moscow Sheremetyevo route from 26OCT08 with the brand new Boeing 737-700. The 737-700 is scheduled to enter service with KLM later this year.
KL903 AMS0920 – 1440SVO 73J D
KL905 AMS1210 – 1725SVO 73H D
KL907 AMS2040 – 0200+1SVO 73W D
KL902 SVO0550 – 0730AMS 73W D
KL904 SVO1535 – 1720AMS 73J D
KL906 SVO1825 – 2010AMS 73H D
73J – 737-900 with Winglet
73H – 737-800 with Winglet
73W – 737-700 with Winglet
KLM will be switching codesharing flight numbers on flights operated by Alaska Airlines from 26OCT08.
Current flight number ranges is KL7000 – 7299. New Flight number range is KL8000 – 8299.