KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will begin operating flights to the city of Boston (BOS) in the United States from the start of the 2019 summer schedule. KLM will operate a three weekly service between Amsterdam and this city on the North-East coast of the United States. Flights will be operated with an Airbus A330-300, offering capacity for 292 passengers.
The new KLM service to Boston comes in addition to the two daily flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Boston operated by Delta Air Lines, Air France-KLM’s joint-venture partner on transatlantic routes.
“By adding a direct KLM service, we offer our customers more options for travel between Amsterdam and Boston, in partnership with Delta Air Lines. Boston is the 17th North-Atlantic destination served directly by KLM.” – Pieter Elbers – KLM President & CEO
From 31 March 2019, KLM will begin operating flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Boston on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The Airbus A330-300 flights will have 30 seats in World Business Class, 40 seats in Economy Comfort Class and 222 seats in Economy Class. From 1 July 2019, a fourth weekly flight will be operated on Mondays. The departure and arrival times are as follows:
· KL0617 departs from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol at 17.00 CET, arriving in Boston at 18.30 local time.
· KL0618 departs from Boston at 22.00 local time, arriving at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the following day at 10.35 CET.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded in 1919, making it the world’s most experienced airline still operating under its original name. In 2004, Air France and KLM merged to form AIR FRANCE KLM with two powerful brands and hubs–Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle.
In the Netherlands, KLM comprises the core of the KLM Group, which further includes KLM Cityhopper, transavia.com and Martinair. KLM serves all 164 destinations using a modern fleet and employs over 32,000 people around the world. KLM is a leader in the airline industry, offering reliable operations and customer-oriented products resulting from its policy of enthusiasm and sustainable innovation.
Air France and KLM and their partners Delta Airlines and Alitalia operate the biggest Trans-Atlantic joint-venture with over 250 daily flights.
KLM is a member of the global SkyTeam airline alliance, offering customers an extensive worldwide network. The KLM network connects the Netherlands to every import