KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is a Dutch airline associated with the merger of 2004 with Air France. She previously worked as a Dutch national airline. Their base is considered to be Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. KLM provides flights to more than 130 destinations, so it has excellent flight connections from every continent. They are part of the SkyTeam alliance.


The size of the fleet of more than 116 aircraft is predominantly Boeing. For short flights B737, for longer flights you will meet Airbus A330, Boeing B777, B747 or the newest B787 Dreamliner.


Beware! If you have Economy Light, the checked baggage is not in a ticket price. In economy standard class and higher you are allowed to take one hand luggage with you on board and one personal item. Hand luggage with maximum size 55 x 35 x 25 cm / 21.5 x 13.5 x 10 in and personal item for example bag for a notebook or camera with maximum size 40 x 30 x 15 cm / 15.5 x 12.0 x 6.0 in. Both together with maximum weight 12kg. If you have a economy standard or higher class you are allowed to take checked baggage with a maximum dimensions 158 cm (62 in) (L + W + H) and weighing 23 kg.

Sports equipment are only accepted as checked baggage and carried in aircraft hold. They can not exceed more than 23kg in economy or 32kg in business class.

You can take your musical instruments either with you in the cabin instead of hand luggage with maximum dimensions 55 x 35 x 25 cm / 21.5 x 13.5 x 10 in or as check-in baggage with a maximum of 158 cm / 62 in (23 lbs.) or 23 kg / 50 lbs.


On board you can enjoy entertainment system that has built-in tv in each seat. You can watch movies, listen to music, watch various TV shows, or watch your flight information.

For long flights, it is possible to charge your electronic devices such as mobile phones or tablets.

KLM always offers refreshments on its flights. For shorter flights KLM offers a snack or a fresh sandwich or wrap. On intercontinental flights, you can choose from the menu. You have a choice of several cold or hot meals, juices, drinks, or wine.

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