Fine and prison sentence for fighters on KLM flight

The aircraft landed at Schiphol at half past eight in the morning. During the flight, there were altercations between a group of four men (suspects aged 24, 25, 35 and 35) and a group of two men (including a 33-year-old suspect). The two men are said to have made discriminatory comments towards the four. Fellow […]

KLM cancels 42 flights on Monday

Schiphol’s request on Friday to further intervene in capacity did not lead to more cancellations, according to a KLM spokeswoman. KLM is the largest user of Schiphol. The company previously said it was “very displeased” about the course of events. Schiphol announced on Friday that until the end of October, 9250 fewer passengers may depart […]

Pelita Air Brings Third Airbus A320, Ready to Add Flight Schedule

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta -PT Pelita Air Service (PAS) again brought the third Airbus A320 type aircraft with registration number PK-PWD to Soekarno Hatta Airport on August 6, 2022. This aircraft will be used for scheduled commercial flight services (regular flights) and increase the frequency of domestic flights in Indonesia . President Director of PAS Dendy Kurniawan […]

Condor also replaces entire short and medium-haul fleet

Last year, Condor placed an order for sixteen Airbus A330-900s to replace the Boeing 767s. Those devices will be available from this fall. In the coming years, Condor will therefore replace all its aircraft. As a result, the Germans say they will soon have one of the most modern and environmentally friendly fleets in Europe. […]

Emirates A380 lands with hole (but it looks worse than it is)

The hole was not in the hull (and therefore not in the pressurized cabin), but in a fairing: an aerodynamic component that serves to reduce air resistance. The hole therefore did not pose a problem during the flight: it was only discovered afterwards. The crew already suspected that a tire had burst at take-off in […]

KLM pilots win lawsuit against vaccination obligation

“We were of the opinion that KLM did not comply with this and, moreover, violated our agreements about this, without there being any operational necessity,” said the VNV. On Thursday, the judge ruled in summary proceedings that the infringement of the fundamental rights of candidates committed by KLM’s conduct in the application procedure is disproportionate, […]

KLM’s new Premium Economy class: more images and all the details

The seats in Premium Comfort are designed by Collins Aerospace and will be installed in the longhaul fleet from this summer. They offer a pitch (the distance from backrest to backrest) of 38 inches. That is 6.7 inches (17 centimeters) more than in Economy Class. The seats are also much wider. Immediately recline of up […]

KLM will cancel another 12 flights on Sunday due to staff shortages

Like other airlines, such as easyJet and subsidiary Transavia, KLM suffers a lot from staff shortages, but also from absenteeism due to illness. That is why the airline has recently canceled more flights to relieve the workload for staff. As a result, not only are fewer aircraft departing from Schiphol, but fewer aircraft are also […]

Drunk Dutch woman wants to park car next to plane

According to German media, the 57-year-old woman said she had booked a flight to Spain and that she absolutely wanted to drive her car to her plane across the airport grounds. Security, smelling a distinct odor of alcohol, decided to call the police. During the alcohol check, she was indeed found to have had too […]