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  • KLM outlines wide-ranging fleet renewal as Embraer 190 arrives

    KLM is looking to replace 32 long-haul and 53 regional aircraft, plus around 10 Boeing 737s, as part of a wide-ranging fleet renewal kicked off with the...

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  • KLM bids farewell to last Fokker 50

    KLM has bid farewell to its last Fokker 50 following its final commercial flight as part of the KLM Cityhopper fleet.

  • EASA acts on Fokker jet wing-icing

    European regulators are mandating the fitting of on-ground wing leading-edge heating systems on Fokker 70s and Fokker...

  • PICTURE: KLM Cityhopper receives first Embraer 190

    Dutch regional carrier KLM Cityhopper has today taken delivery of its first Embraer 190 twin-jet during a ceremony in...

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  • Safety experts call attention to prevalence of unstable approaches

    News | 30 Oct 2013 19:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Safety executives at many airlines underestimate dangers posed by unstable approaches, and airline policies do little to ensure pilots follow company procedures for unstable approaches.
  • IN FOCUS: EU initiative to put alternative fuels into service

    News | 06 May 2013 23:00 | Kerry Reals

    <P>A new EU-funded initiative, aimed at accelerating the more widespread use of alternative fuels in aviation, will see a group of stakeholders from across the board join together for the first time to begin a series of commercial flight tests later this year.</P> <P>The three-year project, dubbed Initiative Towards sustAinable Kerosene for Aviation (ITAKA), is billed as being the first collaborative effort of its kind in Europe and includes stakeholders from all segments of the biofuel supply chain. Participants include Airbus, Embraer, Neste Oil, EADS, SkyNRG, Manchester Metropolitan University and feedstock producer Camelina Company España.</P> <P>Aided by a €10 million ($13.1 million) grant from the EU's Seventh Framework research programme, feedstock growers, biofuel producers, logistics companies, aircraft manufacturers and researchers will work together to try and prove the case for a sustainable, scalable and viable alternative to kerosene. "The aim is to demonstrate that today
  • ANALYSIS: KLM sidelines Heathrow with Manston feeder service

    News | 14 Nov 2012 16:27 | Martin Rivers

    KLM's new feeder service from Manston airport to its Amsterdam Schiphol hub illustrates a growing trend of connecting traffic being funnelled outside the...
  • KLM revamps short-haul business product

    News | 10 Feb 2011 16:00 | Graham Dunn

    <P>Dutch carrier KLM will this summer introduce a new feel to its business class short-haul product. But while there is new investment in terms of a reinvented in-flight meal service and the continued upgrade of its fleet with the last of its remaining Boeing 737-300/400s being phased out, the centre-piece of its new service is not an addition. Quite the opposite. The carrier will from this summer leave the middle-seat free in the business class cabins of its Boeing 737 and Fokker 70/100s, as it puts the emphasis on personal space.</P> <P>“We will change the [six-abreast] 737s to get a four-abreast product. There will be a huge step forward in comfort,” explained KLM executive vice president commercial, Erik Varwijk at a press conference in Amsterdam. “We used to have five abreast on the 737s, but it was abolished after 9/11 when we felt many [business passengers] were focusing on price. The fact we are moving back to four-abreast reflects further our analysis of the market. We think
  • KLM bids farewell to last Fokker 50

    News | 24 Mar 2010 14:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    KLM has bid farewell to its last Fokker 50 following its final commercial flight as part of the KLM Cityhopper fleet.
  • Austrian seals long-term Fokker 70/100 support pact

    News | 20 Jan 2010 09:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Austrian Airlines has signed a long-term support agreement with Fokker Services covering 24 Fokker aircraft operated by the carrier. The agreement...