KLM Launches Flights to Xiamen

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 28 March 2011

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has launched flights to Xiamen International Airport in China.

The new scheduled service brings the frequency of weekly flights from Amsterdam to Greater China to a total of 73.

KLM offers, together with partner China Southern Airlines, a total of 53 weekly services to China.

The flights to Xiamen will be operated three times a week. Flight KL883 to Xiamen departs from Schiphol on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, with flight KL884 departing from Xiamen on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, arriving in Amsterdam the same day.

"With this seventh destination in China, KLM strengthens its position in this important market. KLM is the leading operator of flights between Europe and Greater China. The KLM network thus ensures even better connections between mainport Schiphol and China, generating new job opportunities and business establishment potential for the Netherlands," said KLM President & CEO Peter Hartman.

The flights are operated using Boeing 777-200ER equipment, with room for 318 passengers; 35 in World Business Class and 283 in Economy Class.

KLM's SkyTeam-partner China Southern Airlines offers connecting flights from Xiamen to numerous destinations in China.

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