KLM starts the summer schedule with 57 destinations

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has made this announcement:

Due to the coronavirus crisis, KLM will start the summer schedule with a significantly reduced network. From March 29, 2020 until and including May 3, 2020, KLM plans to fly to 25 intercontinental and 32 European destinations. During this period, KLM will fly according to an adjusted schedule, which amounts to about 10 percent of the normal number of flights.

Intercontinental: 777s and 787s

The intercontinental network will be operated with Boeing 777s and 787s. The Boeing 747s will be taken out of the fleet early. The remaining aircraft will be parked at Schiphol. A plan for this is currently being drawn up together with the airport.

The following destinations will be offered from March 29 to May 3 (subject to changes):

Airport Frequency per week
Atlanta 3
Abu Dhabi/Muscat 2
Bangkok 2
Curacao 2
Delhi* 2
Dubai* 3
Sao Paulo 2
Hong Kong 3
Incheon (Seoul) 3
New York JFK 7
Johannesburg 3
Kansai (Osaka) 2
Los Angeles 3
Lima* 3
Mexico City 3
Nairobi* 2
Narita (Tokyo) 2
Chicago O’Hare 2
Beijing* 3
Panama City 2
Shanghai 3
Singapore 3
Taipei* 3
Calgary 3
Toronto 3
Total 69 return flights

* These routes are subject to very strict travel restrictions and KLM will initially fly with cargo only.

Europe: as many connections as possible

The European network has been set up in such a way that as many European flights as possible connect to the intercontinental network. The following destinations will be flown daily from Schiphol from March 28 to May 3 (subject to change):

Geneva, Vienna, Zurich, Brussels, Paris, Lyon, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Berlin, Rome (from April 4)**, Stockholm, Billund, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Oslo, Barcelona**, Lisbon, Madrid**, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London City, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle.

** These routes are currently subject to very strict travel restrictions and it will be considered at a later stage whether/when these flights can be operated.

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