Cheap flights on KLM Airlines
View and compare cheap flights on KLM Airlines, the flag carrier of the Netherlands. You can compare prices and book online from wherever you are in the world and save time and money. KLM connects you to 2 domestic and more than 130 international destinations from its hub at Schiphol Airport Amsterdam. If travelling to South Africa and you will need a car rental, book now, and save your time later.
Passenger in-flight comforts
KLM offers three cabin classes on its long-haul international flights. All cabin classes offer personal touch screens with audio-video-on-demand (AVOD). AVOD features over 80 movies in several languages as well as TV programs, music and games. Satellite phones, email and SMS services are also available. A selection of international newspapers is available on international flights. KLM’s in-flight magazine is free to all passengers. World Business Class and Premium Economy Comfort Class seating are in the forward cabin. Economy Class passengers are for in the rear cabin. On board meals are served on all long-haul flights.
KLM offers direct non-stop flights from Amsterdam to both Cape Town and Johannesburg. On arrival you can reconnect on Kulula or Mango airlines to other South African destinations. Travellers in the UK, Italy, and Switzerland can fly into Amsterdam and connect directly to South Africa. Needless to say, KLM is the preferred carrier for the Dutch who particularly enjoy the convenience of a direct overnight flight to South Africa.
Growth & History of KLM
The Royal Dutch Airlines, KLM, founded in 1919, is the oldest airline flying under its original name. The airline operates a fleet of over 110 aircraft. The fleet is made up of mainly Boeing 737, 747, 777 and 787 aircraft. A lesser amount of Airbus A330’s are in service.The airline has pioneered many self-service initiatives including self-service check-ins as well as self-service baggage drop-offs. It is the first airline in the world to offer self-service transfer kiosks. These kiosks are only available to passengers connecting through Schiphol Airport Amsterdam.
On Travelling to South Africa
Book your car hire in advance and avoid disappointment, especially in season and school holidays. Cheap Car Rental is available at all main airports. If you book in advance the depot will remain open until you arrive. At main airports, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban airports car hire is open 24/7 – Book your Car Hire Rental online and save time before departures
KLM completed a merger with Air France in 2004 thereby creating the largest airline group in the world. The Airline began a philanthropic program known as KLM AirCares in 1999. The program is aimed at underprivileged children in developing countries that KLM flies to. Collections from passengers help fund the charity.
KLM will fly you to Amsterdam, Europe, South Africa and the world. So go online compare all flights and book your cheap flights on KLM Airlines today, save time and your money!