New KLM route from Inverness to Amsterdam

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From 17 May 2016, KLM will operate its own services from Inverness, off­ering access to Amsterdam and even more opportunities to reach the world:

  • KLM is the fastest airline from Inverness to Amsterdam, operating a jet aircraft. (Fokker 70)
  • Daily flights from Inverness depart at 11:00 and arrive in Amsterdam at 13:40; fly from Amsterdam at 09:45 and arrive in Inverness at 10:25.
  • KLM’s extensive network includes over a hundred worldwide destinations and more with partners.
  • Greater cabin choice – Business and Economy with extra legroom in Economy Comfort.

Please contact JTA Travel Management for more information about KLM flights from Inverness or any of the airline’s 17 other UK departure airports.

KLM announces first B787-9 Dreamliner routes

KLM passengers travelling to Bahrain, Cairo and Xiamen will be the first to experience flying on the airline’s Dreamliner aircraft, as the B777-200ERs currently serving the routes are replaced with the new B787-9 aircraft.

On 25 October 2015 the Dreamliner will be introduced on the airline’s Amsterdam-Abu Dhabi-Bahrain route, which will be followed by the launch of the aircraft on flights between Amsterdam and Cairo on 30 November 2015 and on the Amsterdam-Quito-Guayaquil-Amsterdam service on 02 December 2015.

Air France and KLM to expand Canada network

With the start of the summer 2015 season Air France and KLM passengers will be able to take advantage of a broader selection of services to Canada as the airlines are launch new routes to Vancouver and Edmonton.

The new service to Vancouver will be provided by Air France and will be available starting from 29 March 2015. Flights between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Vancouver will initially operate five times a week before switching to a four-times weekly service from 14 September 2015.

Starting from 05 May 2015 passengers will also be able to take advantage of a new service between Amsterdam and Edmonton operated by KLM. Serviced by an A330-200 in a three-class configuration, flights will initially be available three times a week before the service increases to four-times weekly on 22 June 2015.

KLM launches airport route planner app

KLM passengers travelling on connecting services via Schiphol airport can now enjoy a more convenient way of finding their way to their next flight thanks to the launch of the airline’s new transfer route planner app.

Currently available for Android smartphones, the app uses beacon technology to provide passengers with the route and time to walk to the gate for their connecting service. With free wi-fi available throughout Schiphol airport, KLM’s new app offers a convenient solution for transfer customers.

The airline is planning to make the app available for Apple iOS devices by the end of 2014.

Soon fly to Bogota and Cali with KLM

KLM is expanding its South America network with a new three times a week service to Bogota and Cali due to launch on 31 March 2015. The service will first arrive to Bogota with a further stop in Cali before returning to Amsterdam. The flights will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and are already on sale.

The launch of the new route will allow Air France and KLM to offer a total of 10 flights per week to the Colombian capital, enabling passengers to find the most suitable flight options for their schedules.

Double BlueBiz rewards on UK – Europe flights

Air France and KLM passengers planning to travel to Europe this autumn will be pleased to know that they can now earn double Blue Credits on their flights, thanks to a special BlueBiz promotion. To take advantage of the offer BlueBiz account holders simply need to travel between UK and Europe during September and October.

With a choice of 17 UK departure airports, an extensive European network and convenient connections via the Air France hub in Paris, KLM hub in Amsterdam and partner Alitalia hub in Rome, the BlueBiz promotion is a great opportunity to earn Blue Credits to spend on future tickets and upgrades.

The promotion also applies to Flying Blue frequent flyer programme members, allowing them to earn Flying Blue Miles.

New Business Class fares to Paris and more from Air France and KLM

Business Class passengers can now enjoy lower prices on flying to Paris and other European destinations, as Air France and KLM introduce new One Way fares. The offer provides customers flexibility with no minimum stay restrictions and departures from several airports around the UK.

Airlines Response to Malaysian Airlines Crash


On Thursday, 17 July 2014, Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that was travelling on one of the busiest corridors in the world, from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in eastern Ukraine. The initial report suggests that the airplane was shot down by a ground missile. Many airlines that travel the same path, including Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Aeroflot, Turkish Airlines, KLM and Transaero, have already announced that they will avoid that path. Emirates Airlines has cancelled flights to Kiev starting 01 August 2014. Also, US Federal Aviation Agency has prohibited all US flights over Easter Ukraine until further notice.

More legroom with KLM Economy Comfort

KLM passengers can now enjoy more space with the airline’s new Economy Comfort zone, which offers 10 cm more legroom in comparison to the regular Economy seat, as well as providing twice as much seat back recline. A power socket for laptops or smart phones is also available on selected flights.

The new Economy Comfort has now been launched on all KLM services excluding Amsterdam-Paris. Seat features may vary depending on the aircraft.