KLM and drinks

Old Apr 23, 2024, 8:01 am
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Originally Posted by MileageRunner68
Last year, that change in the non-Schengen lounge where you can't pour your own drink anymore infuriated me when take-off of my longhaul flight was delayed by 3 hours to midnight, and the bar was closing shop at 22:00.... I was just in time to make them pour me 3 glasses of wine to keep me going until boarding
Self-service wine is (was?) available in the corner under the stairs, next to the working booths. To the right of the entrance.
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Old Apr 23, 2024, 12:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Fabo.sk
Self-service wine is (was?) available in the corner under the stairs, next to the working booths. To the right of the entrance.
Not that night unfortunately 😕
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Old Apr 25, 2024, 3:34 am
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Originally Posted by ok986
KLM does not serve any liquor in long-haul Y (not even a digestif), and if you push, the FA's would even try to persuade you that this was never the case (there was a small discussion here). By contrast, both AF and DL serve liquor on long-haul. AFAIK, all three serve some wine and beer on long-haul, though I've never tried it on any of them.
I once received a Platinum greeting whilst travelling in long-haul Y and took this opportunity to ask for a gin & tonic to which I was told that this was only available for business passengers. That was the interaction that made me stop chase Platinum
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Old Apr 25, 2024, 3:35 am
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Originally Posted by Fabo.sk
Self-service wine is (was?) available in the corner under the stairs, next to the working booths. To the right of the entrance.
Interesting, never seen this before. Will check it out next time.
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Old Apr 25, 2024, 3:36 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28
Does Amsterdam count?


Good guess
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Old Apr 25, 2024, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by dubistokay
Good guess
Well, it's almost 50/50 odds if you're flying KLM - right?

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Old Apr 30, 2024, 1:48 pm
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I canít say Iíve ever come across such outright stinginess on KLM before, but I was on a KLC flight last summer in which further Cava was refused for an altogether different reason - namely that the single small bottle I had already consumed constituted the aircraftís entire supply*Ö

(*Inbound to AMS from BOD, so canít say how many bottles were actually loaded at Schiphol before the outbound).
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Old Apr 30, 2024, 3:48 pm
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I've certainly had it on multiple airlines that this or that ran out. Not particularly unusual.
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Old Apr 30, 2024, 4:23 pm
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Originally Posted by irishguy28
Well, it's almost 50/50 odds if you're flying KLM - right?

is Singapore the only place in the world that has direct KLM flights to two party destinations....?
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Old May 2, 2024, 2:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Fabo.sk
I've certainly had it on multiple airlines that this or that ran out. Not particularly unusual.
Itís the only time it has every happened to me. I mustnít be drinking enough
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Old May 3, 2024, 12:09 pm
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Originally Posted by BA850
I canít say Iíve ever come across such outright stinginess on KLM before, but I was on a KLC flight last summer in which further Cava was refused for an altogether different reason - namely that the single small bottle I had already consumed constituted the aircraftís entire supply*Ö

(*Inbound to AMS from BOD, so canít say how many bottles were actually loaded at Schiphol before the outbound).
still beats the warm bottle of cava I got last week on an ex-VLC flight to AMS. Aircraft was there overnight and I assume it was loaded in AMS, therefore warm in the morning.

very preposterous of me to ask for cava at 7am, I guess.
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Old May 3, 2024, 6:59 pm
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Originally Posted by t0t1t2
is Singapore the only place in the world that has direct KLM flights to two party destinations....?
No, KL also flies a number of triangle routes (like such as AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS).

Though I believe it is the only place that they sell tickets for separately (i.e. you can fly just SIN-DPS or v.v.)
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