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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, legally Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM is headquartered in Amstelveen, with its hub at nearby Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It is part of the Air France–KLM group and a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. Founded in 1919, KLM is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name and had 35,488 employees and a fleet of 119 as of 2015. KLM operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to 145 destinations.


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Dutch PM says the country is ready to support aviation industry

The Netherlands' prime minister said on Friday the country is looking at measures to help support the Dutch aviation industry, including Air France-KLM subsidiary KLM and Schiphol airport.
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KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France KLM , offered a public apology on Friday after a crew member sparked online outrage by posting a sign in Korean saying passengers on a recent flight were not allowed to..
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KLM says it will scrap some flights to China due to the coronavirus outbreak

KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France KLM, will scrap some flights to China due to the coronavirus outbreak in the North Asian country, it said late on Wednesday.
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A KLM plane carrying an unusual cargo is forced back to Amsterdam by ash from a Mexican volcano.
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Aircraft at Glasgow Airport cordoned off over cargo concern: BBC

An aircraft at Glasgow airport was cordoned off on Friday after concerns about a piece of cargo on a KLM flight, the BBC reported.
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Strike disrupts flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport

More than 60 flights were canceled or delayed at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Monday due to a strike by ground staff at KLM airline and more action is planned for later this week.
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EasyJet, KLM investigating after planes collide at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

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Two planes smacked into each other at Amsterdam’ Schiphol Airport on Tuesday, and both airlines are investigating the same question: what happened?“This morning, a KLM Boeing 737-800 that was ready..
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Two planes collided this morning at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. An easyJet aircraft crashed into a KLM plane during pushback, when an aircraft leaves the gate ready for take-off. Both aircraft are..
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Airlines halt Hormuz flights amid US-Iran crisis

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Airlines including British Airways (BA), Qantas and KLM said on Friday they were suspending flights over the Strait of Hormuz in line with a ban by United States authorities, after Iran shot down a US..
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KLM avoiding parts of Iranian airspace

Air France-KLM's Dutch subsidiary KLM is avoiding flying over parts of Iran as a precautionary measure, a spokesman said on Friday, confirming a report by the Netherlands' state broadcaster NOS.
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