Have you flown KLM recently? Chances are the co-pilot might have been the King of Holland. That’s right. He is a commercial pilot and from time to time (in between his kingly duties) he likes to fly as a co-pilot on KLM flights. He says that people don’t really recognize him in his uniform but… Continue reading A flight fit for a King.
We have had commercial flights for 100 years now with the first paying passenger on a flight on 1st January 1914. KLM is the oldest airline starting back in 1919. In its first year of operations it carried 345 … in a whole year! That’s as much as one plane carries today. And don’t we know… Continue reading What would we do without the airlines?
It’s the airline mantra – just get bums in those seats and at least we are not flying at a loss. But how do the bums feel about this? Are they comfortable, squashed, numb, fidgety? It’s all about the seats and that thing they call “pitch”. (Distance between the back end of a seat and the front end of the seat… Continue reading Bums in seats
KLM has come up with a doozie …. when you select your seat you can do it online with Facebook so that you can check out your fellow passengers and see who you might like to sit next to. What? Are you kidding me? If I am travelling alone the only person I want to… Continue reading How to select your seat on KLM