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Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM for short) are the flag carrying airline for the Netherlands. They fly from Ireland to a number of destinations throughout the world, including Toronto and Beijing. Since merging with Air France in 2004, KLM has become part of the world’s largest airline company.
KLM are known for their free to join ‘Flying Blue’ frequent flyer programme, which rewards members who fly with KLM frequently. The programme has been adopted by Air France, Air Europa, Kenya Airways and TAROM too. If you fly with KLM a lot, it’s worth joining the programme as you can benefit from awards such as priority check in, extra baggage allowance, and discounted economy seats.
Flying with KLM
Like all flag carrying airlines, KLM pride themselves on good service. When you book flights with KLM you don’t need to worry about legroom.
Long haul flights with Royal Dutch Airlines come in three classes of service: World Business Class, Economy Comfort, and Economy. Every cabin on a long haul flight includes satellite telephones, on demand entertainment, email services, and in some cases they even have mood lighting. Business class passengers can enjoy such luxuries as a flat bed with massage functions and a port for charging their laptop.
If you want to take cheap flights with KLM, the economy class for long haul flights is also rather luxurious. These class of cabins had a major overhaul in 2010 and now boast more legroom and an in flight entertainment system.
Important things to remember
Economy KLM passengers can take one piece of hold baggage on an intercontinental flight, while business class passengers can take two pieces. After the 22nd April 2013, flyers will have to pay to check in baggage on European flights: even if they’re travelling in business class.
As for hand luggage, economy passengers can bring a bag measuring 55l x 25w x 35h cm, weighing no more than 12kg, and can bring one small accessory such as a handbag or laptop bag. Business class passengers have the same allowance, plus a smaller bag measuring 45l x 20w x 35h cm*.
You can also check in with KLM on your mobile phone. Visit their website through your smartphone browser and they’ll send you an electronic barcode which can be scanned at the airport.
*Please always check directly with the airline for the most up-to-date information on baggage allowances.
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