KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will next year expand its long-haul services to the USA with flights to Salt Lake City.
In addition, KLM will offer customers new scheduled service to the Spanish island of Ibiza for an eight-week period during the summer season.
Harm Kreulen, Director KLM Netherlands said:
“KLM’s network is developing progressively, offering more capacity and wonderful new destinations. Last week, KLM added five new European destinations, and we will also begin operating flights to Ibiza and Salt Lake City. These two new destinations will enable us to offer even better service to business and leisure travelers”.
The flights to Salt Lake City will start two times per week effective 5th of May, on Thursdays and Saturdays, and frequency will increase to three times per week, including Mondays, effective 4th of July. KLM will cater to customer requirements by offering three different passenger classes aboard the A330-200: 30 seats in World Business Class, 178 seats in Economy Class, and 35 seats in Economy Comfort, which offers 10 cm more legroom, double-reclining seats and priority de-boarding. The new KLM flights to Salt Lake City will supplement the existing daily flight between Salt Lake City and Amsterdam operated by Air France KLM’s Transatlantic Joint Venture partner Delta Air Lines. Salt Lake City is one of Delta’s five hubs. Thanks to its code-sharing partnership with Delta, KLM is able to offer its passengers seamless connections to more than 50 North American destinations via Salt Lake City.
From 5 May through 18 June and from 8 September through 29 October, the flights will depart from Amsterdam at 10.20 CET, arriving in Salt Lake City at 12.40 local time. The return flights will depart from Salt Lake City at 14.50 local time, arriving in Amsterdam at 08.20 CET the following morning.
From 23 June through 5 September, the flights will depart from Amsterdam at 12.30 CET, arriving in Salt Lake City at 14.50 local time. The return flights will depart from Salt Lake City at 16.50 local time, arriving in Amsterdam at 10.20 CET the following morning.
Ibiza service will begin on 4 July 2016 and will continue until 25 August 2016. Flights will be operated on weekdays only. Ibiza will be available for booking from Wednesday, 16 December.
The peakseason KLM operation to Ibiza is in addition to the existing Transavia Summer operations from Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Rotterdam.