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Sep 2, 19, 12:50 pm
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Wednesday in fact..

Wednesday in fact..
Sep 2, 19, 3:59 am
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It might happen, and it probably does happen, but...

It might happen, and it probably does happen, but I haven't got a clue how often, since I don't pay attention to it, nor do I care. (I do care when they are too chatty with the staff and generally...
Aug 30, 19, 3:23 am
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Maybe because they are colleagues? And it is...

Maybe because they are colleagues? And it is polite to introduce yourself as such?
When I am at a location (out of office, mostly at recurring cliŽnts), I usually bring some goodies, not to beg for...
Aug 5, 19, 4:20 pm
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Airlines also want to keep existing. If KLM...

Airlines also want to keep existing. If KLM offers more expensive flights from sweden than from Amsterdam, what swede would choose KLM over a direct flight?
In the end there Will be no transfer...
Jul 30, 19, 1:50 pm
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According to KLM they make a profit of tens of...

According to KLM they make a profit of tens of millions of euro's each year.
...
Jul 25, 19, 12:08 pm
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I do know Schiphol limits the use of the onboard...

I do know Schiphol limits the use of the onboard airconditioning "engine" to temps above 25(?). At that temperature a tube full of people Wiwill still heat up quickly.

KLM has been sued when using...
Mar 13, 19, 3:48 am
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I believe you are right, late 90's there were...

I believe you are right, late 90's there were plans for such a terminal, I think including monorail or such.
Jan 12, 19, 11:59 am
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No clue how and who controls it, but somebody...

No clue how and who controls it, but somebody controls the maximum number of landings allowed in certain conditions.
Less then the optimal number of runways in use and a strong wind must be...
Jan 12, 19, 4:01 am
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Or is it the airport? If they say they will only...

Or is it the airport? If they say they will only allow 50% of the normal number of flights to land, what can KLM do?
Don't exactly know how this works, but Schiphol itself can be rather authorative...
Nov 8, 18, 1:19 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,254
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Apparently a crewmember had posted his/her...

Apparently a crewmember had posted his/her version of the incident on FB:

This was my flight, the man first insulted ground (crew), myself, the purser and the captain. He refused to follow our...
Jun 14, 18, 12:29 pm
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I believe I flew this one last weekend and it is...

I believe I flew this one last weekend and it is still in the old configuration.
Mar 24, 18, 3:32 am
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Views: 52,350
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Seems that way, but they might improve their...

Seems that way, but they might improve their chances if they fly to certain destinations. I Imagine KLM does not send the first converted planes to leisure destinations like BON or low competition...
Feb 1, 18, 3:20 pm
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There is no real competition on that route with a...

There is no real competition on that route with a better C class product, so why send the upgraded service.
Jan 5, 18, 5:28 am
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Pilot shortage? I do know certain cabin staff...

Pilot shortage? I do know certain cabin staff plan to strike on that day. I assume the cancelling is more due to that.
Jan 3, 18, 9:04 am
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Come on, it's never good enough for you, is it?...

Come on, it's never good enough for you, is it? Of course people being stranded in airports are a problem, both for the airline as the airport. And, judging from the responses during the snowpocalyps...
Jan 3, 18, 6:57 am
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you must see the difference between an airline...

you must see the difference between an airline operating from one of the busiest airports in Europe, having 80% of their passengers connect to other flights on that same airport and an airline which...
Dec 18, 17, 5:42 am
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Views: 1,256
Posted By EricVdb

Isn't one of the airbusses a former tanker plane?...

Isn't one of the airbusses a former tanker plane? (or a demo version of one).

Makes is kinda second hand.
Dec 11, 17, 8:00 am
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That doesn't have to be true. With the weather...

That doesn't have to be true. With the weather there is a chance the slot was there before you even boarded the plane, as they are given out well ahead of time.
Maybe KLM just planned the loading...
Nov 10, 17, 1:25 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,752
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Never let a lack of understanding the rules and...

Never let a lack of understanding the rules and facts stand in the way of a good rant...
Sep 15, 17, 2:54 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By EricVdb

Could as well include delays caused by air...

Could as well include delays caused by air traffic control/airport.

Would almost say business as usual.
Sep 13, 17, 2:16 pm
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Views: 1,185
Posted By EricVdb

As far as I know, the cabin crew in cityhopper...

As far as I know, the cabin crew in cityhopper are employed under a different contract (and company) so they will not be participating.
Aug 7, 17, 1:16 am
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Views: 5,447
Posted By EricVdb

According this site...

According this site (http://www.upinthesky.nl/2017/08/07/klm-schrapt-krant-volledig-op-europese-vluchten/) (in dutch) all newspapers on European flights are removed from the first of august. Both...
Jul 27, 17, 1:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By EricVdb

I'm not saying the allegations are true or not,...

I'm not saying the allegations are true or not, but decreasing profit (or increasing loss) might be considered proof of the subsidies.
It could be coincidence that in times of low oil prices and...
Jun 26, 17, 1:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,817
Posted By EricVdb

A lot of bad press was, in my opinion, deserved....

A lot of bad press was, in my opinion, deserved. Last week, coming from the f pier, going to the b pier we had to pass security between the e and f pier which was packed. With waiting passengers, not...
Jun 6, 17, 11:23 am
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Views: 1,337
Posted By EricVdb

No airline will give you the information you...

No airline will give you the information you seek, due to privacy concerns.

The police is the next and immediate option, they are able to get that info if they deem it required for the...
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