KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. It is headquartered in Amstelveen, with its hub at nearby Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The airline forms part of the Air France group and is a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance.
The airline is known for its dedication to innovation and improvement. It was awarded the winner of “Best-in-Class” status among all other large international airlines for fuel efficiency.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operates a fleet of 113 aircraft to more than 90 destinations around the world.
Flights from South Africa are offered by KLM to the following destinations:
- Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba
- United Arab Emirates
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offer their passengers with a “Meet and Seat” networking service that allows the passengers to find out more and acquire more information regarding the person who will be flying with them. You, as a passenger, can view other passengers profile details, which will allow you to get a better understanding of who the passengers are and then you can choose your seat next to another passenger based on shared interest or destinations. This booking can be made up to one hour before departure time.
The actual baggage allowances differ per flight. The general free baggage allowances as set out my KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are as follows:
- Economy Class – Passengers are allowed one piece of luggage at 23kg
- Business Class – Passengers are allowed two pieces of luggage at 32kg each.
It should be noted that passengers traveling within continental Europe (excluding trips part of a longer, intercontinental journey), and trips between Europe and Algeria, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia are allowed to bring hand-baggage only.
One piece of carry-on luggage and one permitted personal item is allowed for all passengers in all cabins.
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