Today KLM, A/K/A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, celebrates 95 years as a company today.
KLM was founded on October 7, 1919 in The Hague by Albert Plesman. The first flight, however, wasn’t until May 17, 1920, the first flight was from London to Amsterdam. Presently, KLM has a fleet size of approximately 118 aircraft (not including subsidiary planes), and reaches 136 destinations across the globe with an employee base of over 32,000 worldwide. KLM is also a leading member of the SkyTeam alliance.
In celebration, KLM published a special post on their blog regarding their 95th birthday. It’s definitely worth checking out if you have some extra time today.