An amenity kit which comes under the form a marine blue bag, created by succesful Dutch fashion designer Jan Taminiau (in 2014 he was awarded the Netherlands’ most prestigious fashion prize the Grand Seigneur). The bag contains the essentials items for longhaul travel: eye mask, ear plugs, a comb, toothbrush, and toothpaste. Remarkably, KLM’s amenity kits lack skincare products. A comfortable pillow. A stylish and comfortable, marine blue blanket. Noise cancelling headphones (you cannot keep these as the crew collects them before landing). Before landing, all passengers are always offered a gift: a Delft Blue miniature traditional Dutch house, filled with Dutch gin, also known as jenever. Each miniature depicts a real Dutch house. KLM has been presenting Business Class passenger with this gift since the 1950s. Every year on October 7th, the airline celebrates the anniversary of its founding in 1919 by presenting a new house. Over the years, these miniature houses … [Read more...] about Trip report: KLM Boeing 777 Business Class from Dar Es Salaam to Amsterdam
The theme of this year’s contest, “Revisit the world”, should inspire everyone to share their view of the world around them. It’s easy to participate: just post your best travel photos at Flyingblue.com/Flyingview or on Instagram with the hashtag #FlyingView and the hashtag of your photo category (#Landscape, #Closeup or #Lifestyle). … [Read more...] about Win 200.000 Flying Blue miles with KLM & AIR FRANCE – participate now!
The air hosts were excellent and we were thrilled to be offered a moist Madeira cake (going back was a tasty egg and salad wrap) and a drink, even though we were only travelling in Economy. This is a vast improvement on British Airways which has removed it’s Economy food and drink altogether. The drink could even be alcoholic; beer and wine were available along with a choice of soft drinks and coffee and tea. … [Read more...] about Flight Review: KLM Cityhopper European Economy Southampton To Amsterdam
My last European coach flight was on the KLM Cityhopper from Southampton to Amsterdam. The plane was a brand new Embraer 175 and was clean and compact. Seats were 2×2 in Economy and Business. Unlike European Business Class on British Airways, your seating looked to be identical on KLM in European Business as in the Economy section, although I would have expected the food to be slightly better. … [Read more...] about KLM European Short Haul Economy Class Flight Reviews
Located between the E and F Piers at Schiphol, the lounge now boasts a new entrance on Holland Boulevard. After ascending an escalator or elevator, guests are greeted by personal lounge assistants and can enter the main lounge by scanning their boarding passes. The lounge facilities can be found on the second and third floors. … [Read more...] about KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Partially Opens New Schiphol Lounge