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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij), the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. Member of SkyTeam.

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On what tickets or flights are Flying Blue XP earned?

I am not sure if this applies generally to other loyalty programmes, or if this question should be about Flying Blue specifically. Flying Blue XP ("Experience points") are earned on flights with KLM, ...
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Assuring luggage isn't lost with short layover

I have a flight with Delta from Philadelphia to Atlanta (19:18 to 21:47), and then a flight with KLM from Atlanta to Amsterdam (22:40 to 12:55). I spoke with Delta and KLM and they said my luggage ...
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KLM with train segment from Schiphol to Brussels - take later Thalys train

I have booked a ticket with KLM from Schiphol to Brussels with Thalys train. The time between the landing until the train time is 1 hour and 50 minuets. I'm afraid this time not will be enough ...
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Do “last-minute” upgrades qualify for airline reward points?

Sometimes when checking in for a flight online, I see that the operator offers an upgrade (for a better seat or class) for a lot less than the normal fare would be. In such cases, does the upgrade ...
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Jet Airways Cancellation on connecting ticket

I have a flight soon from VIE-AMS-BLR. The VIE-AMS part is operated by KLM, but the second leg is operated by Jet, who recently suspended all international flights. My ticket is from KLM, so who ...
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Given 10 Euro compensation for missed flight which was later cancelled

I was going back from Moscow - Amsterdam and had a connecting flight to London. The Moscow flight departed 1 hour 30 minutes late and arrived 1 hour 41 minutes late. I missed my connecting flight and ...
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Will I be issued all my Boarding Passes at the Airport from GOL and KLM?

I am currently in Montevideo and will be returning back to Germany tomorrow. The Flight between Montevideo to Sao Paolo is operated by GOL Linheas Aereas and from Sao Paolo to Amsterdam is by KLM. ...
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is a 55 minute stopover in Amsterdam doable? [duplicate]

Flying from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam with KLM and then through to Edignburgh, also with KLM. I only have 55 minutes to get from one flight to another. Is this doable? My travel agent has already ...
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KLM flight from Brussels, pick up ticket from Air France/KLM terminal at Brussel-Zuid/Midi station

I have a KLM flight the day after tomorrow, the first leg is a train journey from Brussels to Schiphol. I don't know the Brussel-Zuid/Bruxelles-Midi train station well. I have been trying to find out ...
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How to get Delta/KLM to allow excess baggage for nonprofit charity to Uganda?

Does anyone know how I can get the extra baggage fee waived for materials I am taking to Uganda to a school/orphanage? I am the E.D. for a U.S. nonprofit, and it seems that we should be able to get ...
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minimum connection at Schiphol UK -> AMS -> Germany

I am thinking of booking a flight from the UK to Germany, via Schiphol. The first flight is with KLM proper, and the second with KLM Cityhopper. There will be 40 minutes from the first flight arriving,...
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Why is this the exact amount of liquid on plane? [closed]

My friend recently flew with KLM and got a 86 ml water bottle and 187 ml of wine. Why those numbers? I couldn't find a reasonable conversion...
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Why can I buy luggage for my outgoing flight but not my return?

In January I am Flying: Manchester -> Amsterdam -> Quito KLM no longer include luggage from long haul so I've paid £44 for 23kg luggage. My return flight is: Quito -> Bogota -> Paris -> Manchester ...
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Are flights undertaken by GOL Transportes Aereos via KLM considered to be a single ticket / booking?

I have booked tickets from Germany to Uruguay. The major Airline for the trip is KLM. There is a stop at Brazil's Sao Paolo GRU airport from where I have a flight to Montevideo. This particular ...
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Transferring from a Schengen country to the UK (which is a non Schengen country) at Schiphol

I'm planning to take a flight from Milan (Italy) to Aberdeen (UK), with one stop at Schiphol. Both flights are operated by KLM and I have 1h25m available to change planes, I'm only carrying an hand ...
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Can an airline offload you for not having a visa when the destination country offers visa on arrival for your country's passport holders? [duplicate]

My son was travelling using multiple carriers from Dar-Quito via Nairobi, Amsterdam and Panama City. He had through tickets for both onward and return journeys. Ecuador issues visas on arrival for ...
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Flying from Venice to New York via Amsterdam - 50 minutes transfer time

I am Italian with an Italian passport and I've booked a ticket Venice-New York via Amsterdam. I'm reading all possible discouraging things about having only 50 minutes to catch the connection, like an ...
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Flight With KLM to Santiago with a stop in Buenos Aires

I have a flight with KLM from Amsterdam to Santiago, Chile with a stop in Buenos Aires. I am wondering how this stop affects me. I will not be transferring to another aircraft, this flight simply ...
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KLM refused luggage return during 3 day delay

I was due to fly out from Amsterdam to Nice yesterday, but the flight was cancelled by KLM. The soonest available flight they will give me is in 3 days time. I accepted that as I have no real other ...
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No-show vs cancel the flight when one-way ticket was twice as expensive

I bought a round-trip flight with KLM from Amsterdam to Toronto and already used the first part of the ticket to arrive to the destination. The ticket is not refundable. Now my plans have changed and ...
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How does KLM calculate the baggage fees when flying on a multi-airline ticket?

I bought round-trip tickets for winter holidays to Sofia, Bulgaria from Moscow, Russia with a 14-hour connection in Amsterdam, Netherlands. I want to buy an extra piece of luggage in order to take my ...
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Is it possible to exchange and board Thalys in Antwerp on a KLM flight-train ticket that starts in Brussel Midi?

I hope someone can help me. Situation: I have a KLM flight-train ticket from Brussel Midi to Amsterdam Schiphol (Thalys) to final destination (flight). I have found the information online that I do ...
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Port of Entry in United States

I am travelling from India to the United States. My final destination in the United States is Houston. But there are 2 layovers in between. So, the flight is from New Delhi to Amsterdam and then from ...
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Does a Gambian need a visa to transit Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I am a Gambian, traveling from Malaysia to Dakar, Senegal via Amsterdam and Istanbul. Do I need a transit visa for Amsterdam if the connection time is less than 24 hours?
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KLM cancelled flight and transferred us to BA, who cancelled and transferred us to Air Berlin flight that was delayed. Where to claim compensation?

We were to fly from Milan (LIN) to Bergen (BGO) via Amsterdam (AMS). The flight were to depart from Milan 17:25, and we would arrive in Bergen 22:50. The first flight got cancelled (two months ...
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Two overlapping itineraries A->B->C and B->D — how to get luggage to go from A ---> D

I was booked on a work trip that goes from the US thru Frankfurt and on to the Middle East. I had to change my plans and the cost of rebooking the ticket would have been very high, so the travel agent ...
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Choosing seats when checking-in online if all normal economy seats are occupied

Flying some airlines such as KLM you can only choose seats for free while checking-in online on the day before. The economy seats in KLM's case are divided in normal, favourite, extra legroom and ...
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Are 2:05 hours enough for a Schengen to non-Schengen transfer in Schiphol?

If everything goes according to plan, we arrive in the beginning of the July at Schiphol at 16:10 with a KL1782 from Hamburg and depart at 18:15 with a SU2695 to Moscow Sheremetyevo. Thus we have 2 ...
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Flying with fragile items on KLM

I am looking to take a few lamp shades on a KLM flight to Amsterdam and, from there, on to Delhi. Do I need permission from KLM to take them in the cabin, or I can take them with me when I board?
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How are connection complications on a single KLM+Kenya Airways itinerary handled?

Assume you book a trip from Stockholm-Amsterdam-Nairobi-Dzaoudzi (ARN-AMS-NBO-DZA) in a single booking through Kenya Airways (ARN-AMS being operated by KLM). The connection time in AMS and NBO is 1 ...
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What Gates/Wing of the Terminal at Schiphol for KLM's Alitalia Flights to Rome?

Does anyone know the typical wing of the Schiphol terminal where Alitalia flights depart for Fiumicino Airport outside of Roma?
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What to do when the KLM site mentions you can not check in online for a KLM flight

I booked a flight on the KLM site several months in advance and got the line: "U kunt niet online inchecken voor deze vlucht." (You can't check in online for this flight.) The flight is on a national ...
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Unable to check-in online KLM (AMS-IAD)

My friend who is an Indian citizen is unable to check in online in the KLM airlines website. She gets an error similar to somthing like this: Unfortunately, it is not possible to check in because ...
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Collecting on different Frequent Flyer programmes on same booking (not same flights)

I booked Delta but 2 of 3 flights are operated by Virgin Atlantic, so I cannot get miles on Flying Blue (Air France-KLM's programme) as the flight isn't operated by a SkyTeam airline. Can I collect ...
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Delta v/s United on international flight: quality v/s choice [closed]

I have two choices available for my award travel on economy class. Both cost the same taxes and fee (well few dollars plus minus) and the same amount of miles. Question is which would you use - I know ...
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What is the penalty for staying less than a minimum stay?

I have booked the following flights on KLM: Buenos Aires - Amsterdam fri 4 nov 16 Amsterdam - Barcelona wed 9 nov 16 Barcelona - Paris wed 16 nov 16 Paris - Buenos Aires ...
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I want to know if I need airport transit visa [duplicate]

I have a Ugandan passport and i will be traveling from Dubai to Mexico via armsterdam very soon. So do I need a transit visa
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Duplicate Booking [closed]

How can I get a waiver for duplicate booking? Waiver code is badly needed because want to get a refund for the amount that she pay for the reservation with KLM.
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Can I take an earlier Thalys train from Schiphol when travelling on a KLM flight-train ticket?

Situation: I have booked a ticket with KLM that combines a flight to Schiphol with a Thalys train to Brussels. The transfer time at Schiphol is 1 hour and 43 minutes and it was not possible to book ...
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At Schiphol, is 1 hour 50 minutes enough time to transfer to KLM Cityhopper from EasyJet?

I'm flying into Schiphol at 2:30 pm on Monday April 18th via Easyjet from Prague. Then I'm hoping to fly out on a KLM Cityhopper flight at 4:20pm to Newcastle. That leaves me 1 hour 50 minutes for ...
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Traveling Amsterdam-Brussels with KLM ticket on Thalys: When / where does my ticket get stamped? [duplicate]

I am re-posting this question, because it was marked as duplicate. However, the other ask-and-answers did not address my key question: Where/when during the Thalys ride does the ticket get stamped? ...
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Traveling Amsterdam-Brussels with KLM ticket on Thalys - When / where does my ticket get stamped?

I purchased a ticket to Brussels via Amsterdam on KLM, with the Schiphol to Brussels-Midi portion on the Thalys. The return portion of my itinerary is on Air France several days later. This was done ...
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Can KLM Checked-in baggage be **not suitcase**?

Can KLM checked-in baggage be not suitcase ? I've found that in rules it's called "suitcase": Check-in baggage: 1 suitcase* of max. 23 kg / 50 lbs So far I was mostly flying with "Star Alliance" ...
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What is the size limit of the accessory bag on KLM flights?

While trying to figure out the baggage regulations for my next flight (KL 897 Amsterdam -> Beijing and the KL 898 back), I looked for what I'm allowed to transport (standard Economy). What I could ...
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Can Syrian citizens transit the Schengen area without a visa? [duplicate]

I have a plan to travel from Doha to Moscow using KLM airlines with transit 2 hrs in Amsterdam, the Russian embassy has already issued a tourist visa and posted it on my passport. My question, since ...
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Long time transit in Schiphol - will I need to collect my bag?

I have aprox 20 hours transit in Amsterdam schiphol. My plan is to visit centraal amsterdam and book one night room in a hotel. I have two main question; 1) Will I be able to collect my boarding for ...
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Travelling from Vancouver to Budapest via Amsterdam (connecting flight); do we go through Dutch customs or just transit?

We are flying from Vancouver YVR to Amsterdam AMS and onto Budapest BUD with KLM. Do we go through customs in AMS or just transit the airport?
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Can I skip my train leg booked with a KLM flight?

I have a flight booked form Cairo to Amsterdam Schiphol via KLM and then a Thalys train from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels. As Brussels is not my final destination anyway I want to intentionally skip ...
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Changing a flight from a layover to a stopover

I have a flight booked with KLM from New York (JFK) to Cape Town (CPT) in middle-late December. This flight includes a 3-hour transfer at Schiphol Airport (AMS) in Amsterdam. Recently my schedule has ...
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Am I allowed to carry a microscope from Canada to a country that is a EU member?

I use the microscope as an amateur biologist. I usually travel with KLM airlines, but I could travel with any company if needed. I did not find anything that could interdict one to carry a microscope ...