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Embraer E195-E2 – KLM Gets Its First!

Embraer E195-E2 – KLM Gets Its First!

KLM Cityhopper just took delivery of their first Embraer E195-E2. The new jets are bigger, much quieter and decidedly more efficient! As its name suggests, KLM Cityhopper is the airline’s wholly-owned regional subsidiary. They work as a feeder for the airline, who...
Synthetic Kerosene – KLM Makes First Commercial Flight

Synthetic Kerosene – KLM Makes First Commercial Flight

Last week KLM announced that they performed the world’s first commercial flight using synthetic kerosene. The flight actually happened earlier. KLM flew a Boeing 737-800 from Amsterdam to Madrid in January, that included synthetic kerosene. Specifically, the aircraft...
KLM Stops All Flights with Layovers from Friday!

KLM Stops All Flights with Layovers from Friday!

Dutch flag carrier KLM announces that from Friday it stops all intercontinental flights, plus flights with layovers within Europe. The move comes as The Netherlands tightens its pandemic-related restrictions. The country is also banning arriving flights from countries...
Transporting Vaccines By Air Has Already Begun!

Transporting Vaccines By Air Has Already Begun!

While widespread distribution is still some time away, air carriers are already transporting vaccines. At least two airlines have already done it, with many more gearing up and testing their operations for the task. Several pharmaceutical companies have already...
KLM 747-400 Hit By Other KLM’s Wingtip

KLM 747-400 Hit By Other KLM’s Wingtip

In an incident at Amsterdam Schiphol, a now retired KLM 747-400 came into contact with another aircraft. The precise circumstances of the incident are unknown. 2020 has not been kind to many things, in aviation and beyond. It certainly hasn’t been good for KLM’s or...