KLM is the foremost airline of Netherlands and the main base in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. If you’re involuntarily denied boarding, or your KLM flight is cancelled or delayed by 3 hours or more on arrival, you'll be entitled to the following compensation in accordance to to EC Regulation 261/2004: €250 for flights of 1500 km or less; or €400 for flights within Europe of more than 1500 km, and for all other flights between 1500 and 3,500 km; or €600 for flights of 3500 km or more. Furthermore, you are also entitled to right to care which includes:
KLM was founded in 1919 by Air France in Netherlands. KLM’s headquarters are currently located in Amsterdam and the main base in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. KLM is not a star alliance member. The company has 4 stars on Skytrax rating and has won the Skytrax awards Best Business Class Seat in Europe. Pieter Elbers leads the company as the CEO. Its subsidiaries include Transavia, Martinair, KLM Cityhopper, KLM Flight Academy and KLM Cygnific b.v..
KLM employs more than 33,741 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 118 aircraft. It has declared € 10,000,000,000 in revenue. KLM offers service to 145 destinations in 74 countries and they have carried more than 25.2 million passengers in 2012.
KLM’s fleet consists of Boeing 737 Next Gen model aircrafts. The average age of the fleet is 11.2 years. The youngest aircrafts are the Airbus A330 at 9.4 years old. They rank 69 among 129 airlines operating this type of aircraft. The most common aircraft in the fleet is the Boeing 737 Next Gen with 50 of them at hand. They rank 152 among 249 airlines operating this type of aircraft.
KLM have 2 accident reports to date. The most recent one is in 2014 at Barcelona Airport, Spain with Boeing 737 aircraft.