KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Dutch: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij; English: Royal Aviation Company), a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. before merging with Air France KLM is the national airline of the Netherlands. The main airport is at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. KLM is a member of Air France-KLM Group and is a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance
KLM was founded in 1919 and is the oldest airline still in service. KLM employs 35,4888 people and operates a fleet of 110 aircraft.
Merger with Air France
On September 30, 2003, Air France and KLM has announced that it will merge the two airlines under a new name. It was Air France-KLM, and the merger took place on May 5 the following year. Because of this merger itself, in December 2004 the French government announced the sale of 18.4 percent of its stake to Air France-KLM. causing the government itself to have less than 20% of the shares
KLM's headquarters are located in Amstelveen near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport.
KLM's subsidiaries are as follows:
KLM Asia (Chinese: 荷蘭亞洲航空公司; Pinyin: Hélán Yàzhōu Hángkōng Gōngsī) is a subsidiary of KLM. which is registered in Taiwan The airline was founded in 1995 To provide flights to Taipei without affecting KLM's traffic rights For destinations in the People's Republic of China KLM launches Amsterdam-Bangkok-Taipei service with Boeing 747-400 and Boeing 747-400 Combi