KLM today announced it’ll be cancelling Amsterdam – Aruba service from 29MAR09. This route will continue to be served by subsidiary Martinair.
As per Sabre Timetable display on 29JAN09, KLM’s additional changes on long-haul service is the following.
Planned increase from 5 to 6 weekly is now reversed
Planned Daily shelved, back to 6 weekly
Suspended, partner nwa operating 3 Daily
Reduction from 12 to 10 weekly, KL429/430 reduce from 5 to 3 weekly (Day 135)
Frequency to stay at 4 weekly
planned increase from 7 to 10/11 weekly, postponed till the launch of 09/10 timetable season
aircraft swap from 747-400COMBI to 777-200ER
Planned aircraft change between A330 and 777-200ER shelved. Served by Daily A330
Planned Daily 747-400 service has been slightly adjusted to:
01APR09 – 17JUL09 74M Day x246 744 Day 246
18JUL09 – 24OCT09 744 Daily
aircraft swap from 777-200ER to 747-400COMBI
Planned increase from 4 to 5 weekly is reversed, Day x146 with M11
Shanghai Pu Dong
Planned 2 Daily has reversed to 12 weekly only, KL893/894 operates 5 weekly
As per 23JAN09 Amadeus display, KLM has reversed its plan to increase Amsterdam – Chengdu service to 5 weekly for the Summer of 09.
From 29MAR09 to 30APR09, service operates 2 weekly (Day 37 from AMS), and 3rd weekly flight (Day 357 from AMS) operates from 03MAY09.
KLM has started codesharing on VLM’s 8 Daily Amsterdam – London City route
||KL Codeshare||VG Operating|
|Amsterdam – London City||KL209
|London City – Amsterdam||KL210
KLM’s “KL” code is now being displayed on DELTA subsidiary nwa’s Detroit – Rome flight, starting June 2009.
||KL Codeshare||NW Operating|
|Detroit – Rome||KL6050||NW050|
|Rome – Detroit||KL6049||NW049|
From 20JUL09 to 25SEP09, KLM’s Amsterdam – Tokyo route sees Boeing 747-400PAX operating 2 weekly, as per 13JAN09 Amadeus timetable display.
744 Day 15
74E Day 3
772 Day 2467
Some changes for KLM 2009/10 Winter season are the following, as per 08JAN09 Amadeus
Chengdu 4 weekly 777
Detroit KLM operating flight Cancelled, NWA operating 3 Daily
Hong Kong 10 weekly 74E
Nairobi Daily 744
Panama City 5 weekly M11
As per 08JAN09 Amadeus timetable display, KLM plans to operate Embraer 190 aircraft on the Amsterdam – Bologna route, KL1591/1592, from 28SEP09.
Service operates by KLMcityhopper
As per 08JAN09 Amadeus timetable display, the following KLM Boeing 737 flight is being remarked as “operated by KLMcityhopper”.
Note the changes are effective 29MAR09, unless otherwise stated.
||Flt Nbr||A/C & REMARK|
|Amsterdam – Aberdeen||KL1441/1442||734 Day 67|
|Amsterdam – Berlin||KL1829/1830||734|
|Amsterdam – Billund||KL1347/1348||73J 29JUN – 29AUG|
|Amsterdam – Copenhagen||KL1125/1126
|Amsterdam – Newcastle||KL971/952||733 29JUN – 23AUG|
|Amsterdam – Stavanger||KL1201/1202||734 29MAR – 28JUN|
|Amsterdam – Zurich||KL1957/1958||734 Day x67|
KLM starting 01JAN09 begins a series of celebration of its 90th anniversary, marking the world’s oldest airline operating without interruption nor changing its name
The following is KLM’s Inter-Continental network during 1973/74 Winter season, taken from Official Airline Guide Worldwide Edition – MAR 1974
The unit of the frequency is Weekly, round-trip basis. City highlighted in BOLD represents the aircraft’s turn-around point.
KLM currently is not displaying any of its own operating flight on the Amsterdam – Detroit route from 25OCT09.
This may just be under temporarily basis
According to CH-Aviation posting, KLM plans to transfer 737-300/-400 fleet to KLMCityhopper
KLM from 14JAN09 to 28MAR09 cancels Day 3 service on the Amsterdam – Dallas route.
During this period KLM will only operate 4 weekly flights
KLM is relaunching Amsterdam – Calgary service from May 2009, after 12 years of hiatus.
Service 0perates with A330-200, 5 times a week
KL677 AMS1520 – 1620YYC 332 x16
KL678 YYC1805 – 1055+1AMS 332 x16
As per 08DEC08 Amadeus timetable display, KLM’s Amsterdam – Shanghai route is showing 12 weekly flights, compared to 14 weekly in Summer 08 season.
KL893 does not operate on Day x27 from Amsterdam and KL894 does not operate on Day x13 from Shanghai
As per 04DEC08 Amadeus timetable update, KLM is displaying Boeing 777-300ER aircraft operating Amsterdam – New York JFK route on KL641/642 Day 6 service.
Service operates in September 2009 only.
Air France and KLM from 05DEC08 resumes Bangkok operation. Air France Daily Update on Amadeus displays passenger holding Air France or KLM ticket departing from Bangkok, can take either AF169, KL878 or KL878D flight on 06DEC08 only. Advanced arrangement with AF/KLM office is required
On 05DEC08/06DEC08, Air France is operating extra Ho Chi Minh flight
AF4162 CDG1935 – 1355+1SGN 343 05DEC08
AF4163 SGN2225 – 0610+1CDG 343 06DEC08
As per 03DEC08 Amadeus timetable display, KLM plans to operate Boeing 747-400 Full Pax aircraft instead of COMBI on Amsterdam – Bangkok – Taipei route on 05DEC08.
Air France-KLM has updated the flight schedule for the Phuket operation due to Bangkok Airport closure
01DEC08, KLM HKT1900 – KUL – 0400+1AMS
02DEC08, AF173 HKT2330 – 0245+1DXB0355+1 – 0815+1CDG 744
03DEC08, KLM HKT1900 – KUL – 0400+1AMS
04DEC08, AF169 HKT2330 – 0615+1CDG 744
Air France-KLM will be arranging bus transfer from Bangkok to Phuket for those flights
On 03DEC08, Air France is to operate following flights
AF164 CDG1935 – 1300+1HKT 744
AF169 HKT2330 – 0615+1CDG 744 03DEC08
In regards to Vietnam operation, AF164 on 01DEC08 operates nonstop flight to Hanoi. AF169 from Hanoi on 02DEC08, is now scheduled to depart 03DEC08 as AF169A
Air France on 05DEC08 is operating extra nonstop flight to Ho Chi Minh
AF4162 CDG1935 – 1355+1SGN 343
AF4163 SGN2225 – 0550+1CDG 343 06DEC08
KLM has started service to Phuket due to continuous closure of Bangkok Airport.
KL8102 HKT1900 – via Kuala Lumpur – 0400+1AMS 01DEC08
AF173 HKT2330 – 0245+1DXB0355+1 – 0815+1CDG 744 02DEC08
KL8102 HKT1900 – via Kuala Lumpur – 0400+1AMS 03DEC08
On 30NOV08, Air France operated a ferry flight from Bangkok to Phuket
On 01DEC08, Air France operates Paris – Hanoi nonstop, replacing Paris – Bangkok – Ho Chi Minh
AF164 CDG1835 – 0620+1HAN
As a result of cancelling Ho Chi Minh flight, scheduled departure on 02DEC08 is being rescheduled to 03DEC08
AF169A HAN1550 – 0510+1CDG
Note these info are taken from Air France News from Amadeus, thus there are some schedule discrepancies
KLM’s Amsterdam – Bangkok – Taipei is cancelled until 30NOV08 at the earliest
As per 25NOV08 Amadeus timetable display, KLM’s planned Boeing 777-300ER operation for the Northern 2009 Summer season has been tweaked.
Planned 77W operation for the entire Summer 09 period has been revised.
Day 15 service operates from 30MAR09 to 29MAY09
Planned Daily 77W service shelved.
The 777-300ER is now displaying Day 2467 departure from AMS and -200ER on Day 135
3 weekly Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on the Amsterdam – Sao Paulo route from 30AUG09 to 23OCT09
777-300ER departs Day 157 while -200ER flies on Day 2346
Planned 3 weekly 77W service still goes into effect from 12JUL09. 4th 77W service now planned from 28AUG09 (Day 2357 from AMS)
There are no changes to Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta and Dar es Salaam/Kilimanjaro 777-300ER operation
As per 25NOV08 Amadeus timetable display, KLM has adjusted planned increase on the Amsterdam – Hong Kong flight
From 29MAR09, it’ll operate extra 3 weekly flights (AMS departure Day 267 KL887, HKG departure Day 137 KL888) instead of 4.
The 4th weekly frequency on KL887/888, begins from 18JUL09, AMS departure