King Willem-Alexander has been a guest-pilot at KLM for the past 21 years. That means that he co-pilots two KLM Cityhopper flights per month. The King calls it an ideal hobby for forgetting about your everyday problems. "You can completely switch off and focus on something else", he said in an interview with the Telegraaf, adding that it is impossible to fly a plane if you bring "problems from the ground with you".
Airline KLM is saying goodbye to its last Fokker 70 plane on October 29th next year, thereby putting an end to a 100 year period of Fokker planes in the KLM fleet
A KLM Cityhopper flight was very nearly in a collision with another aircraft while standing on the runway at Basel airport early this month
KLM is buying 17 new aircraft of the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer to replace the Fokker 70 from 2018, Het Parool reports. The replacement of the F70's means that KLM will not be lfying any Fokker aircraft for the first time in 80 years.
The body found yesterday at the landing gear of a KLM Cityhopper aircraft is believed to be that of a 17-year old Norwegian boy missing since Wednesday. Investigators working at the airport found an identity card believed to be the boy's, according to Norwegian media.
Workers at Schiphol airport made a grisly discovery Thursday when they found a body near the landing gear of a KLM Cityhopper airplane. The flight landed in Amsterdam around 10 a.m. without incident after departing from Trondheim, Norway.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the storm on 'pakjesavond', an "innocent" kiss that put Onno Hoes in the spotlight, KLM's ongoing fight to reach an agreement with its union, and new threats against "pig" Wilders.
KLM management has invited the cabin crew unions, Thursday, to discuss the cuts the airline is planning on making. If the unions join the negotiations again, the fiercely criticized measures, announced by KLM last week, will go on hold for now, announced the company in a letter, that's in the possession of ANP.
Dutch airline KLM is planning to transfer all inter-European flights to its KLM Cityhopper subsidiary within next five years, according to Nos television.
Shortly after takeoff a KLM Cityhopper returned to Schiphol. The pilot decided to turn as a precaution after the plane was hit by lightning in a heavy thunderstorm.
KLM canceled some flights, departing from Schiphol to a European destinations as a precaution,because of the expected storm. All intercontinental flights will proceed as scheduled