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Wednesday, 29 May, 2019, 19 : 00 PM [IST]
KLM to launch Amsterdam –Bengaluru flights from October this year
By TBM Staff | Mumbai

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be expanding its network to include Bengaluru. The airline will launch a  thrice-weekly direct service from Amsterdam to Bengaluru from October 31. These flights will be operated by the Boeing 787-9 (Dreamliner) equipment with a seating capacity of 294 and will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. According to the press release, this operation from Bengaluru will open up more opportunities for travel from India with easy connections to Europe and North America via the convenient hub of Amsterdam Schiphol. The flight KL0879 will depart from Bengaluru at 02.45 hours and will arrive at 08:25 hours (local time) Schiphol. Similarly, Flight KL0879 will depart from Schiphol at 11.05 hours (local time) and will arrive at Bengaluru the following day at 00:50 hours. 

Besides this, from September 2, 2019, KLM will add one additional frequency between Mumbai and Amsterdam. This will be the fourth frequency on this route.This will be followed by the fifth frequency effective September 30. From October 28, 2019 Mumbai-Amsterdam will be flown daily. This route will also be served by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The flights between Delhi and Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Schiphol will be operated as usual.Consequently, KLM from this winter will increase capacity from Mumbai and Bengaluru routes.