KLM launched flights between Amsterdam and Boston on 31 March. a 5,544-kilometre route that the carrier will operate three times weekly. Cutting the ribbon in Boston, officially opening the new service, is Pieter Elbers, President & CEO, KLM. The carrier joins fellow SkyTeam member Delta Air Lines on the route.
- KLM launched flights between Amsterdam (AMS) and Boston (BOS) on 31 March, with it becoming the airline’s 10th destination in the US after Atlanta, Chicago O’Hare, Houston Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York JFK, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Washington Dulles. “By adding a direct KLM service, we offer our customers more options for travel between Boston and Amsterdam, and beyond,” comments Pieter Elbers, President & CEO, KLM. The carrier joins fellow SkyTeam member Delta Air Lines on the 5,544-kilometre sector, with the US-based airline offering a twice-daily service this summer. The Amsterdam-based operator will serve the route using its fleet of A330-300s, offering three weekly services on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. From 1 July, a fourth weekly (Mondays) rotation will be added. Along with its 10 US destinations, KLM also serves Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver in Canada, plus Aruba, Curacao, Havana, Mexico City, Panama City and St. Maarten across Central America and the Caribbean. An 11th US service will be added the KLM’s network later this summer, with it planning to launch a three times weekly service to Las Vegas, a route scheduled to being on 6 June and be flown using 787-9s.