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13
Feb

KLM 777-300ER First Flight to Dubai

KLM’s 1st Boeing 777-300ER will enter service on the Amsterdam – Dubai route as KL427 on 14FEB08.

30
Jan

nwa/KLM to expand European codeshare

nwa NORTHWEST AIRLINES and KLM has submitted a notice for additional codesharing citypairs to be launched from 30MAR08.

nwa’s “NW” code will appear on KLM’s flight between Amsterdam and:
London Heathrow
Barcelona
Madrid
Athens

23
Jan

KLM-nwa expands Trans-Atlantic codeshare

KLM and nwa NORTHWEST AIRLINES submitted application to expand their Trans-Atlantic codeshare agreement when the new EU-US open skies deal goes into effect on 30MAR08.

In addition to existing all flights between US points and Amsterdam are operated under Code Share/Joint Venture, KLM and nwa will codeshare on all Trans-Atlantic service, including:

Amsterdam – Vancouver opb KL
Amsterdam – Toronto opb KL
Amsterdam – Montreal opb KL
Detroit – Dusseldorf opb NW
Detroit – Frankfurt opb NW
Detroit – London Gatwick opb NW
Detroit – London Heathrow opb NW
Detroit – Paris CDG opb NW
Minneapolis – London Heathrow opb NW
Minneapolis – Paris CDG opb NW
Seattle – London Heathrow opb NW

22
Jan

KLM Delhi aircraft swapping in Summer 2008

KLM between 30MAR08 and 15JUN08 will operate a Daily 777-200 service to Delhi, but this will be switched to MD11 from 16JUN08.

Flights to Hyderabad will increase from 4 to 5 weekly.

22
Jan

KLM latest 77W updates

KLM today made minor adjustments to its planned 777-300ER routes.

New York
The 777-300ER flight is being put back to New York service after it was briefly planned.

KL641/642
22APR08 – 27MAY08: Day 2
03JUN08 – 25OCT08: Day 246

KL641/642 on other days is scheduled for 747-400 operation

Sao Paulo
The 777-300ER will operate 4 times a week instead of 5

Dubai
KL427/428 will be operating 3 times a week between 19APR08 – 31MAY08 only. The 777-300ER flight is scheduled to return to DXB when the 2008/09 Winter timetable begins.

Manila
NEW 777-300ER Destination.

3 weekly service on Day 357 from Amsterdam

The 777-300ER will not be operating to Osaka as it originally planned

7
Jan

KLM Eindhoven – London airport changes

Starting 31MAR08, KLM will move 2 daily Eindhoven – London Heathrow flight to London City Airport.

KL991 EIN0705 – 0740LCY F50 x67
KL995 EIN1725 – 1755LCY F50 x67

KL992 LCY0815 – 1040EIN F50 x67
KL996 LCY1830 – 2105EIN F50 x67

Meanwhile, it’ll no longer be operating wide-body jet such as A330-200 on the Amsterdam – London Heathrow during prime time starting 30MAR08.

2
Jan

KLM plans 777 to Detroit in 08/09 Winter

KLM is planning to operate 777-200 service to Detroit when the 2008/09 Winter timetable goes into effect.

Note this is subject to change.

28
Dec

KLM returns seasonal 9 weekly to LAX

KLM once again will operate extra flights during summer peak season in 2008 to Los Angeles. The extra flights will begin 29ARP08. Schedule as follows:
Read more »

29
Nov

DTW-AMS back to 5 daily in Summer 2008

KLM/nwa’s joint operation between Detroit – Amsterdam for Summer 2008 is now back to 5 daily, with nwa operating 4 flights and KLM operating 1.

KL618/617 will replace NW053/054 from 30MAR08. The flight will be operated by A330-200.

29
Nov

KLM/China Southern codeshare list

The following is the list of KLM and China Southern Airlines/CZ codeshare routes. 3U flight is operated by Sichuan Airlines. The Italic routes representing new routing or new cities added in 2007/08 Winter season. Read more »
20
Nov

Continental and nwa to codeshare to Linkoping

Continental and nwa each applied for codeshare service on KLM’s new service to Linkoping when the latter begins new service on 30MAR08.
20
Nov

DELTA adding new KLM codeshares

DELTA on 19NOV07 filed a notice which will begin codesharing on the following KLM flight from Amsterdam to:

Stockholm
Warsaw
Glasgow

This will goes into effect within 30 days.

20
Nov

Continental and nwa to codeshare to Linkoping

Continental and nwa each applied for codeshare service on KLM’s new service to Linkoping when the latter begins new service on 30MAR08.
5
Nov

KLM to operate the 6th daily Detroit – Amsterdam

Flight between Detroit and Amsterdam will be increased from 5 to 6 daily in Summer 2008 (compared to Summer 2007) when KLM will be operating the 6th daily flights on this route.

NW039/KL6039 AMS0800 – 1035DTW 333 D
NW067/KL6067 AMS1010 – 1250DTW 333 D
NW047/KL6047 AMS1130 – 1410DTW 333 D
NW035/KL6035 AMS1255 – 1550DTW 757 D
KL617 AMS1520 – 1805DTW 332 D
NW053/KL6053 AMS1540 – 1820DTW 333 D

NW040/KL6040 DTW1605 – 0555+1AMS 333 D
NW068/KL6068 DTW1745 – 0735+1AMS 333 D
NW054/KL6054 DTW1905 – 0900+1AMS 333 D
KL618 DTW2040 – 1035+1AMS 332 D
NW048/KL6048 DTW2120 – 1110+1AMS 333 D
NW036/KL6036 DTW2150 – 1140+1AMD 752 D

25
Oct

Air France-KLM Cargo 2007/08 Winter highlights

Air France-KLM Cargo on 17OCT07 unveiled its 2007/08 winter operation which will see a total of 6 new destinations operating with Freighters, in addition to passenger plane service.

*New AF Cargo 1 weekly service to Ho Chi Minh with 74Y
AF6714 Paris – Dubai – Ho Chi Minh – Bangkok 74Y 6

*New AF Cargo 2 weekly service to Baku with 74Y
AF6710 Paris – Baku – Bangkok 74Y 4
AF6742 Paris – Baku – Shanghai 74Y 6

*New AF Cargo 1 weekly service to Lagos
AF6584 Paris – Lagos – Douala 74Y 3

*New AF Cargo 1 weekly service to Cotonou
AF6592 Paris – N’Djamena – Pointe Noire – Cotonou ABY 5
AF6593 Cotonou – ? – Paris ABY 6

*New AF Cargo 1 weekly service to Brazzaville
AF6588 Paris – Bangui – Brazzaville ABY 2
AF6589 Brazzaville – ? – Paris ABY 3

*New KLM Cargo 3 weekly service to Toronto
*New KLM Cargo 3 weekly service to Nairobi
*2nd weekly AF Cargo to Beijing
*N’Djamena on AF Cargo service receives 747-200F/400F instead of A300-600F

19
Oct

Latest KLM 2008 Summer shuffle

As of 18OCT07 schedule update, KLM’s plan for 2008 Summer schedule includes the following changes since last update.

Toronto 2 Daily 777-200ER
KL691 AMS1355 – 1550YYZ 772 D
KL695 AMS1820 – 2025YYZ 772 D

KL692 YYZ1805 – 0715+1AMS 772 D
KL696 YYZ2220 – 1130+1AMS 772 D

11
Oct

KLM-COPA signs codeshare deal

KLM and COPA Airlines today signed a codeshare deal, which will goes into effect from 30MAR08, coinciding with the Dutch carrier’s return to Panama City.

11
Oct

nwa to start Portland – Amsterdam

nwa NORTHWEST AIRLINES starting 30MAR08 will begin daily A330-200 service between Portland OR and Amsterdam.

ROUTE KL Codeshare NW Operating
Portland OR – Amsterdam KL6092 NW092
Amsterdam – Portland OR KL6091 NW091

This brings number of weekly flights between Europe and North America operated by nwa/KLM to 257.

1
Oct

KLM returns to Panama City

KLM will relaunch Panama City service with 3 weekly nonstop flight onbaord MD11 eff 30MAR08

KL757 AMS1330 – 1725PTY M11 357
KL758 PTY1935 – 1300+1AMS M11 357

28
Sep

KLM to Dallas from 30MAR08

KLM will launch daily A330-200 service to Dallas eff 30MAR08

KL669:NW8669 AMS1000 – 1315DFW 332 D
KL670:NW8670 DFW1505 – 0720+1AMS 332 D

20
Sep

Air France – KLM announce 2007/08 Winter Schedule

Air France-KLM today announced the 2007/08 Winter schedule operation.

The overall seat capacity growth for Air France-KLM Group is 5.2% compared to 2006/07 Winter. 6.2% increase on long-haul and 1.8% on the short/medium-haul network.

AIR FRANCE
Air France will be strengthening long-haul growth in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Medium-haul network sees the strengthening presence in London City Airport, as well as additional frequencies to North Africa.

Long-haul
*6.4% Increase in ASK on long-haul schedule

*Additional 28 weekly frequencies on long-haul network, including 11 flights to Latin America (16.6% capacity increase)
*Rio de Janeiro is receiving 2 daily flights, as well as Sao Paulo (up from 12 weekly earlier this year)
*Continuation of separate nonstop service to Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires, both served daily

*New Paris – Seattle service is maintained with 5 weekly A330-200

*Capacity to Asia is up by 7.7%
*Hong Kong and Shanghai each gets 12 weekly instead of 10
*4th weekly service to Chennai
*Code-share with QANTAS via Hong Kong to Australia, as well as Singapore – Denpasar sector, is maintained

*10.2% increase in capacity to Africa with the introduction of 2nd daily 777-300ER to Johannesburg
*2 additional flights to Malabo, totaling 6 weekly A319
*Niamey will have additional flights (3 weekly), as well as Ouagadougou (6 weekly)

*Capacity to Middle East is up 4% thanks to 13th weekly flight to Dubai

*Fort de France and Pointe-a-Pitre will be receiving 2 daily flights
*Daily to Havana, Saint-Martin, and Mauritius
*Resumption of nonstop flight to Santo Domingo (3 weekly) and 5 weekly to Punta Cana (5 weekly iso 4)
*Basing of 2nd A320 in Pointe-a-Pitre, allowing boosting capacity in the regional network, which will also covers Paramaribo, Saint-Martin and Santo Domingo

Medium-Haul
*2% increase of ASK

*2 additional new flights, introduced on 03SEP07 out of London City to the following will be maintained: Dundee (totals 4 daily), Edinburgh (totals 7 daily)
*London – Strasbourg service will be switched from Gatwick to City, with 3rd daily flight
*In total there will be 10 destinations served by Air France with CityJet out of London City

*3 Daily Paris CDG – Bristol flight launched in Summer 2007 is maintained in winter

*North African service will see 5th daily to Tunis, 2nd daily to Rabat
*Algiers flight will now be operated out of Paris CDG, 3 daily

*Lyon hub offering new features, including 4 daily Lyon – Amsterdam (which will be operated by Air France instead of KLM), plus 3 new routes
*New routes from Lyon are: 2 daily to Birmingham, 2 daily to Hamburg, and weekend service to Florence

*Reorganization of Domestic schedule followed by the opening of TGV East, is maintained.
*Orly – Metz has been suspended and 4 Orly – Strasbourg frequencies will be cancelled
*6th daily flight on the Paris CDG – Bordeaux flight

KLM
KLM is boosting long-haul capacity that focuses on the Middle East, and the Northern/Eastern Europe for short-haul.


Middle East Expansion
Capacity will be increased by 14.6% with the resumption to Muscat (via Kuwait) from 03DEC07. The total number of flights in the region will be 8, and total number of intercontinental destinations served by KLM will be 60.

*14 weekly iso 13 for Dubai, all operated by 777-200ER
*5th frequency will be launched for Dammam and Doha with A330-200

Trans-Atlantic

*Continuation of the Trans-Atlantic operation results in 8.9% capacity increase compared to previous winter.

*9 weekly to Toronto iso 7
*1 Daily to Atlanta iso 5 weekly
*Daily 777-200ER to San Francisco
*nwa NORTHWEST AIRLINES continue to operate Boeing 757 on the 4th daily Detroit – Amsterdam.
*nwa NORTHWEST AIRLINES continue to operate 3rd daily A330-300 on Minneapolis – Amsterdam
*nwa NORTHWEST AIRLINES continue to operate B757 service on Hartford – Amsterdam, and the 2nd daily Amsterdam – Boston as well as the daily Detroit – Dusseldorf

*In Asia, there will be 10 weekly to Shanghai, bringing total number of weekly flights served by Air France-KLM to 22 weekly.
*Air France-KLM in total will operate 63 weekly flights to China
*There will be 6 weekly to Hyderbad (up from 4) with MD11, and a daily 747-400 to Delhi (upgrade in capacity)

*In Latin America, the daily nonstop to Lima on 777-200ER and 6th weekly to Quito and Guayaquil will be maintained
*B777-300ER service to Sao Paulo, 3 of 7 weekly flight, which boosts capacity by additional 10%

Medium/Short-Haul
*In Europe, expanded frequencies to Barcelona, Moscow, Stavanger and Tallinn are being maintained.
*Increase from 2 to 3 daily on Amsterdam – Marseille
*Overall capacity increase in ASK is 1.3%

30
Aug

KLM 2007/08 Winter Schedule update

The following is planned 2007/08 Winter operation for KLM. Note some European “daily” flights may not operate on weekends. The unit of the frequency is weekly.

Data as of 30AUG07, subject to change.

ROUTE 07 Summer 07/08 Winter
Amsterdam – Atlanta 7 332 7 332
Amsterdam – Chicago 7 74E 7 74E
Amsterdam – Houston 7 74E / 6 73W 7 74E / 6 73W
Amsterdam – Los angeles 7 74E / 3 772 7 74E
Amsterdam – New York JFK 7 332
4 74E
2 772
1 744
7 332
5 74E
2 772
Amsterdam – San Francisco 7 744 7 772
Amsterdam – Washington 7 772 -05JAN 7 M11 06JAN-
Amsterdam – Montreal 7 M11 7 M11
Amsterdam – Toronto 3 74E
4 744
5 772
9 772
Amsterdam – Vancouver 7 M11 5 332
Amsterdam – Mexico City 7 74E 7 74E
Amsterdam – St. Maarten – Aruba – Amsterdam 2 M11 2 M11
Amsterdam – Bonaire – Aruba – Amsterdam 1 M11 2 M11 -02DEC
1 M11 03DEC-
Amsterdam – Aruba - 1 M11 06DEC-
Amsterdam – Bonaire – Guayaquil – Quito – Bonaire – Amsterdam 5 M11 -02DEC 6 M11 03DEC-
Amsterdam – Curacao 7 M11 7 M11
Amsterdam – Lima 6 772 -05DEC 7 772 06DEC-
Amsterdam – Sao Paulo 7 772 -29FEB 01MAR –
4 772 / 3 77W
Amsterdam – Paramaribo 3 744 3 744
Amsterdam – Lagos 3 M11 / 4 772 -02DEC
3 M11 / 4 772
03DEC – 19DEC
7 EQV
20DEC – 06JAN
4 M11 / 3 332
07JAN –
4 772 / 3 332
Amsterdam – Accra 7 M11 7 M11
Amsterdam – Abuja – Kano – Amsterdam 3 332 3 332
Amsterdam – Tripoli 4 733 4 733
Amsterdam – Cairo 4 772 / 3 74E -08JAN
4 772 / 3 74E
09JAN –
4 772 / 3 M11
Amsterdam – Entebbe 4 332 3 332
Amsterdam – Khartoum – Addis Ababa – Amsterdam 3 332 3 332
Amsterdam – Nairobi 7 744 4 744 / 3 74E
Amsterdam – Kilimanjaro – Dar es Salaam – Amsterdam 7 M11 7 M11
Amsterdam – Johannesburg 7 74E -19JAN
7 744
20JAN –
4 74E / 3 744
Amsterdam – Cape Town 5 772 7 772
Amsterdam – Tel Aviv 7 739 7 739
Amsterdam – Kuwait City 5 332 5 332 -02DEC
Amsterdam – Kuwait City – Muscat NEW - 5 332 03DEC-
Amsterdam – Bahrain – Abu Dhabi – Amsterdam 3 332 3 332
Amsterdam – Abu Dhabi – Bahrain – Amsterdam 4 332 4 332
Amsterdam – Dammam – Doha 5 332 4 332 -30NOV
5 332 01DEC-
Amsterdam – Dubai 10 772 -29FEB
14 772
01MAR –
10 772 / 4 77W
Amsterdam – Tehran 5 332 4 332
Amsterdam – Almaty 5 332 4 332 -06JAN
5 332 07JAN-
Amsterdam – Delhi 7 M11 7 744
Amsterdam – Hyderabad 4 M11 5 M11 -05JAN
6 M11 06JAN-
Amsterdam – Bangkok – Taipei 7 74E 7 74E
Amsterdam – Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta 5 74E / 2 744 -19JAN
5 74E / 2 744
20JAN –
4 74E / 3 744
Amsterdam – Singapore 7 772 7 772
Amsterdam – Manila 7 772 7 772
Amsterdam – Shanghai 10 74E 10 74E
Amsterdam – Chengdu 3 772 2 772
Amsterdam – Beijing 7 74E 7 74E
Amsterdam – Hong Kong 7 74E 7 74E
Amsterdam – Seoul 6 74E 7 74E
Amsterdam – Osaka 7 772 7 772
Amsterdam – Tokyo 4 772
3 744/74E
4 772 / 3 74E

ROUTE 07 Summer 07/08 Winter
Amsterdam – Aberdeen 21 733/734
7 F70
21 734
7 F70
Amsterdam – Athens 21 738/739 7 738 / 7 73H
Amsterdam – Barcelona 42 737 42 737
Amsterdam – Bergen 21 737 14 73H / 7 733
Amsterdam – Berlin Tegel 28 733 / 6 100 28 100/F70
13 733/734
Amsterdam – Billund 14 100
7 733
6 F70
21 733/734
7 F70
Amsterdam – Birmingham UK 28 F70/100
14 737
21 F70
21 734/73H
Amsterdam – Bologna 21 100 8 100 / 13 F70
Amsterdam – Bordeaux 16 F70 16 F70
Amsterdam – Bremen 28 F50/F70 28 F50
Amsterdam – Bristol 14 100 / 14 F70 14 100 / 14 F70
Amsterdam – Brussels 42 F50/F70 42 F50/F70/100
Amsterdam – Bucharest 14 739 / 7 738 -31DEC
21 739
01JAN-
14 739 / 7 73H
Amsterdam – Cardiff 21 100 / 7 F70 21 100
Amsterdam – Cologne 21 F50 21 F50
Amsterdam – Copenhagen 35 737 / 7 F70 14 F70/100
21 737
Amsterdam – Durham/Tees Valley 21 F70 21 F70
Amsterdam – Dusseldorf 42 F50 28 F50
14 F50/F70
Amsterdam – Edinburgh 21 737
14 F70/100
-31DEC
14 737 / 21 100
01JAN-
28 F70/100
Amsterdam – Frankfurt 14 100 / 21 F70 14 F70/ 14 100
Amsterdam – Geneva 21 100
7 F70
14 733
35 733/738/100
Amsterdam – Glasgow 14 F70
7 100
14 737
14 733/734
14 F70/100
Amsterdam – Gothenburg 35 EQV 9 F70/100
21 737
Amsterdam – Hamburg 28 F70
7 100
7 F50
35 F50/F70/100
Amsterdam – Hanover 21 F50 / 7 F70 28 F50/F70
Amsterdam – Helsinki 21 733/734 14 734 / 7 733
Amsterdam – Humberside 21 F70 / 7 F50 14 F70
7 F70/100
Amsterdam – Istanbul 21 738/739 13 73H / 1 734
Amsterdam – Kiev 13 733/734 11 734
Amsterdam – Kristiansand 14 F70 14 F70
Amsterdam – Leeds/Bradford 14 100 / 7 F70 14 100 / 7 F70
Amsterdam – Lisbon 14 73H/738 14 73H
Amsterdam – London City 49 F50 56 F50
Amsterdam – London Heathrow 64 737 / 6 332 64 737 / 6 332
Amsterdam – Luxembourg 21 F50 21 F50
Amsterdam – Lyon 6 F70 -
Amsterdam – Maastricht 21 F50 21 F50
Amsterdam – Madrid 35 737 35 737
Amsterdam – Manchester 49 EQV 42 737/F70
Amsterdam – Marseille 14 F70 / 7 100 21 F70
Amsterdam – Milan Linate 7 733/734 7 733/100
Amsterdam – Milan Malpensa 35 737 28 733
Amsterdam – Moscow 7 738/739
7 733
7 739
7 737
Amsterdam – Munich 42 EQV 35 EQV
Amsterdam – Newcastle 14 733/734
14 F70
7 100
14 733
14 F70
7 100
Amsterdam – Nice 21 100 / 7 F70 14 100
7 F70/100
Amsterdam – Norwich 21 F70 / 7 F50 28 F50/F70/100
Amsterdam – Nuremberg 28 F70 28 F70 -31DEC
Amsterdam – Oslo 35 737 / 7 100 28 737 / 7 100
Amsterdam – Paris CDG 49 737 49 737
Amsterdam – Prague 14 100 -06JAN
7 100 / 5 F70
07JAN-
7 100 / 7 F70
Amsterdam – Riga 14 100 14 100
Amsterdam – Rome 35 737 28 737
Amsterdam – Sandefjord 14 F70 14 F70/100
Amsterdam – Stavanger 21 737 / 7 F70 20 733/734
8 100
Amsterdam – Stockholm 42 737 37 737
Amsterdam – Stuttgart 35 F70/100 28 F70 / 7 100
Amsterdam – Tallinn 14 F70 14 F70
Amsterdam – Toulouse 14 F70 / 7 733 21 F70/100
Amsterdam – Trondheim 14 F70 14 F70
Amsterdam – Venice 21 737 14 733 / 7 100
Amsterdam – Vienna 14 733
7 733/734
7 F70
14 100
7 F70/100
Amsterdam – Warsaw 14 734 / 6 733 14 737 / 5 100*
*no op 01JAN-24FEB
Amsterdam – Zurich 14 100
14 F70
14 737
14 737 / 14 100
Eindhoven – London Heathrow 10 F50 13 F50
30
Aug

KLM starts Linköping service in 2008 Summer

KLM will be starting Linköping (Sweden) flight eff 30MAR08.

KL1179 AMS0935 – 1135LPI F70
KL1183 AMS2040 – 2240LPI F70

KL1178 LPI0645 – 0840AMS F70 31MAR08-
KL1180 LPI1215 – 1410AMS F70

With the new service, KLM will be the 1st carrier to offer direct service out of Linköping to other European cities, which the airport currently serves domestic Sweden flight.

24
Aug

Continental codeshare to Muscat

Continental has submitted a notice on 23AUG07 to the DoT, notifying it plans to codeshare on KLM’s Amsterdam – Kuwait – Muscat route. The latter will begin the flight on 03DEC07.

9
Aug

KLM returns to Muscat

KLM once again will be operating flights to Muscat from 03DEC07. The service was suspended in 2002 as a deal with British Airways, which the 2 were close on major cooperation that may lead to a merger.

KL459 AMS1010 – 1745KWI1845 – 2140MCT 332 x26
KL460 MCT2300 – 0020+1KWI0140+1 – 0605+1AMS 332 x26