Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. (Royal Dutch Airlines), known by its initials KLM, is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM's headquarters is in Amstelveen near its hub at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. KLM operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to more than 90 destinations worldwide. It is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. As of 31 March 2010 it had 31,787 employees.
The merger of KLM with Air France in May 2004 formed the Air France-KLM Group, 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 as subsidiaries of the group. Air France and KLM are part of the SkyTeam alliance, the second largest in the world behind only Star Alliance
KLM operates a total of :
|New business class with 35 seats, retrofits through June 2014|
|New business class with 35 seats, retrofits through June 2014; being retired 2016 - 2019|
Here are some more pics:
Thses pics are at St Maartins, where the runway is right off the beach and you have many people show up to take pictures of the huge planes as they land. You also have people that will hang on the fence as the planes prepare for take off to ride the jet blast.