KLM to Launch Luanda Flights

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Effective 14 November 2011, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch scheduled flights between Amsterdam and Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport in Luanda, Angola. Luanda will become KLMs 71st intercontinental destination.

Luanda will be the fifth intercontinental destination to be opened up by KLM this winter aside from the previously announced scheduled services to Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Havana and Punta Cana.

Twice-weekly service will be offered to Luanda using Boeing 777-200 equipment. This aircraft type offers seats for 318 passengers; 35 in World Business Class and 283 in Economy Class. Together with Air France, KLM will be offering a total of four weekly flights to Luanda.

Launching flights to oil destination Luanda will serve to strengthen KLMs position in Africa. The Air France KLM Group will be serving 45 destinations in Africa this winter.

With effect from 14 November 2011, flight KL581 will depart from Schiphol on Mondays at 13:20 and arrive in Luanda on the same day at 21:55.

 The return flight (KL582) will depart from Luanda at 23:55, arriving back in Amsterdam on the following day at 08:30.

Flight KL583 will depart from Schiphol on Fridays at 13:20 and arrive in Luanda on the same day at 21:55.

The return flight will depart later that night at 01:15, arriving back at Schiphol the next day at 09:45.

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