European Airline Asian Subsidiaries: Why Did They Exist?

The Netherlands is home to one of the most prominent airlines in Europe. In the skies over Amsterdam and surrounding Dutch countryside, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines aircraft are hustling to and from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. While Delta, Air France, Korean Air and Aeromexico founded the SkyTeam airline alliance, the Dutch…

KLM to Resume Service to Second Chinese City

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced in a press release that it will resume flying direct to Hangzhou, China from its Amsterdam hub beginning Aug. 27. The flight will only be operated once a week via Incheon, South Korea with a Boeing 777-200. However, the airline has intentions to add a…

Delta Adds Four Nonstop Flights Between Amsterdam and Austin

On Monday, Delta Air Lines announced four new nonstop flights between Austin, Texas and Amsterdam, Netherlands for only four days in March of 2018. The flights will be operated on a Boeing 767-300 on March 8, 9, 14, and 18  to accommodate goers of South by Southwest, a music and…

World Leader and Aviator: King of The Netherlands Reveals Secret…

In an interview with Dutch newspaper, De Telegraaf, King Willem-Alexander revealed that he has secretly been flying as a KLM pilot twice a month for 20 years. Flying KLM's fleet of Fokker 70 aircraft, the 50-year-old Dutch king considers flying as a "hobby" and states that it lets him leave…