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AirlineKLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij
FoundedOctober 7, 1919(97 years ago)
Commenced operationsMay 17, 1920
Airline hubAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
Frequent-flyer programFlying Blue
Member lounge
*KLM Crown Lounge *SkyTeam Lounge
Fleet size117 (+13 orders) incl. cargo
excl. subsidaries
Destinations133 (+6 future) excl. cargo
incl. subsidaries
Company sloganEen reis vol inspiratie ("Journeys of inspiration")
Parent companyAir France-KLM
HeadquartersAmstelveen, Netherlands
Key peopleAlbert Plesman (Founder)
P. F. Hartman (CEO)
F. Gagey (CFO)

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Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., operating under the name KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Dutch: 'Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij', -nlˌkɔnɪŋkləkə ˌlʏxtfaːrt maːtsxɑˈpɛi̯pron, literally "Royal Aviation Company"; usual English translation: Royal Dutch Airlines), is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands and is part of Air France-KLM. KLM's headquarters are in Amstelveen near its hub at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. KLM operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to more than 90 destinations. It is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. , it has 31,787 employees.

The merger of KLM with Air France in May 2004 created Air France-KLM, which is incorporated under French law with headquarters at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. Both Air France and KLM continue to fly under their distinct brand names. Air France-KLM is part of the SkyTeam alliance.

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