KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLM is the world’s oldest airline and its charter was granted by the Queen of Holland in 1919. As of summer 2016 KLM offers 145 worldwide destinations of which 68 are longhaul and 77 are short haul destinations. KLM merged with Air France in 2010 and there are now eleven other airlines in the SkyTeam alliance. KLM offers probably the most domestic connections from the UK, via Amsterdam, and its longhaul aircraft offer Economy and Business classes.

Departs From

  • London Heathrow
  • London City 

Regional Connections

  • Aberdeen
  • Belfast
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Humberside
  • Inverness
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Norwich
  • Southampton

Economy Class

Discover high standards in KLM's Economy Class on its intercontinental flights:

Before departure

  • Check in whenever and however suits you best: online, with your mobile phone, at a self-service kiosk or at the desk.
  • Drop off your baggage at a self-service or regular drop-off point, and off you go!
  • Do your onboard shopping before you fly. Simply place your order online and receive your purchases on board! Read more about Shop@KLM

On board

  • Sit back and relax with a pillow and a blanket in an ergonomically designed seat or treat yourself to an extra comfortable seat!
  • Pick up an international newspaper and your copy of the Holland Herald, the in-flight magazine
  • Enjoy a good meal and alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages. To meet your special dietary, religious or medical requirements, you can order a special meal. And on most intercontinental KLM flights departing from Amsterdam, you can order an à la carte menu before departure!
  • Have fun and relax with your personal entertainment system and your KLM headset (you can also use your own headset)
  • Find great deals in the onboard shopping selection
  • The flight attendants will ensure your flight is a smooth one.

Business Class

A business class ticket allows you to easily tailor your flight to your travel plans. But there‘s more:

  • Extra baggage allowance
  • Visit the KLM Crown Lounges and those of our partners
  • Earn up to 175% Flying Blue Miles
  • SkyPriority - check in, drop off your baggage, pass through security checks and customs, board your flight and pick up your bags from the baggage belt – all with priority! If you travel in KLM Business Class, or if you are a Flying Blue Gold or Platinum or SkyTeam Elite Plus member, simply follow the red SkyPriority signs – at increasingly more airports worldwide.

On board, let your worries float away as you sink into your World Business Class seat which has the following features to allow you to grab some sleep or catch up on a film or two: 

  • Sleeper Seat: 190 cm long, 170 - 175 degrees reclinable and equipped with a massage unit
  • Privacy canopy
  • Personal entertainment system
  • In-seat power
  • World Business Class comfort kit designed by Dutch designer Jan Taminiau
  • International newspapers and magazines

Savour your choice of a delicious 3-course menu prepared specially by top Dutch chefs. All meals are served on Marcel Wanders crockery and accompanied with a glass of fine wine or other beverage of your choice. The cabin attendants are happy to help you with any request. Naturally, you can also take home one of KLM’s famous Delft Blue miniature houses filled with genuine Dutch gin!

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