Published on : Thursday, June 25, 2020
Netherland’s flag carrier KLM has finally decided to resume flight operations between London City Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol starting July 13. The route will start operating as a single daily service and link Central London to the capital city of the Netherlands. The frequency of services will be increased in accordance with the return of passenger travel demand.
Passengers will be provided with the opportunity to connect to over 100 European and intercontinental destinations via Amsterdam throughout the summer period. This particular route is popular with both business and leisure passengers and will be operated by KLM subsidiary, KLM Cityhopper using an Embraer 190 aircraft that will carry approximately 100 passengers.
Benedicte Duval, General Manager for UK & Ireland, KLM said in a press brief that in a time when countries around the world have started reopening their border and travel restrictions are also being lifted, safety will be the ultimate priority for KLM as it prepares to gradually resume travel activities. He mentioned that the airline is delighted to resume operations from central London after facing the challenging period.
He informed that the carrier’s partnership with London City Airport has been a huge success since the route was first launched in February 2016. He also mentioned that KLM was operating up to nine flights a day before the pandemic and currently looks forward to increase capacity as passenger travel increases over the forthcoming months.