Tag: KLM

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo proudly supports both Air France and KLM during the second Sustainable Flight Challenge

During the second edition of the Sustainable Flight Challenge, organised by SkyTeam, KLM operated a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner flight from Amsterdam to Los Angeles on 17 May, while Air France will embark on a journey from Paris to Atlanta on 23 May operating an Airbus A350-900. These flights symbol...

Maarten Stienen appointed as COO of KLM

Maarten Stienen started out as a management trainee at KLM. He went on to hold a series of operational posts in the Netherlands and elsewhere during his first eleven years with the company, among which vice president Baggage & Turnaround Services. He then became vice president of Industria...

KLM and VNV (the Dutch Airline Pilots Association) have reached an agreement

The VNV and KLM have reached an agreement on a new collective labor agreement with a term until March 1, 2023.   This agreement follows a severe period of wage moderation as a result of the corona crisis. A wage increase of 4% in two steps has been agreed in the agreement, in line with the g...

Air France and KLM operate most sustainable flights ever to Canada

With sustainability becoming an increasingly pressing issue, Air France and KLM have recognised that genuine change will only happen if the entire aviation ecosystem works together to transform our industry. Organised under SkyTeam’s Alliance Umbrella, 17 of the 19 affiliated SkyTeam airlines a...

Swissport expands key airline contracts in Asia

Swissport is growing its business in Asia through the extension of key partnerships in Japan and South Korea with Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific, FedEx Express Korea, Air France and KLM. In addition to renewing its contract with Air France, KLM and Air Calin at Japan's Tokyo Narita airport, Swisspor...

AFKLMP Cargo press release Covid-19 vaccines to Dutch Caribbean

Today saw the first flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Bonaire and Aruba carrying a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines destined for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is the first of several shipments that will deliver the vaccines to the various islands in the coming weeks....

KLM introduces Cargo-in-Cabin: carrying cargo on passenger seats

Today, KLM’s first passenger carrier departed, carrying cargo not only in its belly, but also on the passenger seats and in the baggage bins of the aircraft cabin. KLM operated a B777-300 flight from Shanghai to Amsterdam, for the first time introducing the new cargo-carrying concept. The load co...

AFKLMP reintroduces freighter route into Lusaka, Zambia

Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo has reintroduced Lusaka (Zambia) into its African freighter schedule after a three-year hiatus. The connection is AFKLMP’s 13th freighter destination in Africa. It will operate a Boeing 747F on the sector once a week from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)...

Cargo demand fall in June for the Air France KLM Group

Air France KLM Group is the latest to report declining figures as in June cargo demand fell compared to the same month last year. In June, the group’s revenue tonne kilometres (RTK) were down 3.6 per cent on the 721 million in 2018 to 694 million. For the first half of the year, RTKs were thou...

AFKLMP flies flowers with love in time for Valentine’s Day

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has met seasonal peak flower demand for Valentine’s Day and reported it flew 10 per cent more flowers than last year. The airline group shipped about 3,300 tonnes of flowers to Europe from leading production and export countries such as Kenya, Ecuad...

AFKLMP becomes first major airline group to gain IATA CEIV Pharma

Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo has become the first major airline group to successfully pass the IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification process for its hub operations in Amsterdam and Paris, as well as the Air France and KLM airline processes. After having set the industry standards in Februa...

AFKLMP launches winter schedule, adds capacity to Costa Rica and Sri Lanka

Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo has launched its winter schedule which includes adding capacity via belly services to Costa Rica and Sri Lanka. The network of the three carriers will operate from Sunday, 28 October 2018 to Sunday, 31 March 2019 and will fly around 1,060 weekly freighter a...

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