Published On: Fri, Aug 1st, 2014

KLM enhances accessibility to Curaçao with additional service

KLMWILLEMSTAD (KLM | CAP) - Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP) and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are pleased to announce their collaboration in securing additional air service from Amsterdam to Curacao as of this coming winter season.

In addition to daily service from and to Amsterdam, as of Monday, November 17, 2014 KLM will add an A330-200 aircraft with 244 seats on Monday and Wednesday with a convenient later departure from Amsterdam at 14:15 hours. Traffic data has shown that there is a growing market in Europe beyond Amsterdam especially in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, France, Sweden, Denmark and the United Kingdom. With an afternoon departure for the additional flights, there will be more opportunities and focus on generating more passengers from these connecting countries in Europe.

CAP and KLM have worked closely together in securing the service and will receive the support from CTB and CHATA to promote and create the necessary awareness around the additional flights.

‘Partnership and the destination of Curacao are crucial in our network and we appreciate the quick and efficient way we worked together with CTB and CAP in materializing the additional flights’ said a pleased Max Smits, General Manager Air France  KLM Dutch Caribbean, Greater Antilles & Suriname. ‘KLM is a very important partner and with the celebration of 80 years of continued service between Amsterdam and Curacao in December 2014, we are very pleased to have secured additional service in a joint effort during a year of celebration’ said Ralph Blanchard, CEO Curacao Airport Partners. ‘We look forward to the launch of this service and will work together to ensure that these additional flights will become a success.

Additionally KLM would like to inform about 2 extra flights during the so called Christmas Holiday high season; these flights will operate on December 23rd and January 2nd, both with an Airbus 330-200.

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