RIO DE JANEIRO - BRAZIL
KLM has announced the resumption of Amsterdam - Rio route from 1 November 2011, with 3 weekly direct services operated in B777-200ER.
Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast. Rio, known as the "cidade maravilhosa" (marvelous city), is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture and its annual carnival.
PUNTA CANA - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a twice weekly service to Punta Cana Airport in the Dominican Republic from 31 October, the start of the 2011 winter schedule. Punta Cana is KLM’s 69th intercontinental destination.
Punta Cana, on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, is what Caribbean postcards are made of: twenty-five miles of white sand and swaying coconut trees.
HAVANA - CUBA
KLM will launch thrice-weekly service to José Martí International Airport on Cuba starting 31 October 2011. Cuba will then become KLM’s 68th intercontinental destination.
Cuba offers tremendous diversity : from unspoilt nature and historical and cultural gems to luxury coastal resorts. Fly to this Caribbean island of rumba rhythms to discover 1950s cars, revolutionary spirit and hand-rolled cigars.
Havana is also the perfect destination for food lovers with its Creole flavours and amazing seafood.
BUENOS AIRES - ARGENTINA
After an absence of 10 years, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume scheduled services between Amsterdam and Buenos Aires on 31 October 2011. Buenos Aires will become KLMs’ 67th intercontinental destination.
Despite its European connections, Buenos Aires has a flavor all its own. Local culture is celebrated in the weekly Mataderos Fair, gourmet cuisine, a frenzied nightlife and top-drawer activities.The city's dozens of neighborhoods, each with its own personality, offer museums, restaurants, shopping, history, dancing and outdoor activities to suit any taste or budget.
LUSAKA – ZAMBIA
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a new service to Lusaka in Zambia. Starting 15 May 2012, flight KL561 will depart from Schiphol on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 12:30 hrs, arriving in Lusaka the same day at 22:10 hrs. The return flight, KL562, will depart Lusaka at 23:55 hrs on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday nights and arrive in Amsterdam at 09:55 hrs the next morning.
Zambia is experiencing strong growth, thanks to its vigorous mining industry. Moreover, this new destination for KLM will create a direct link between Zambia’s flourishing flower industry and the Netherlands, which is the largest junction in the worldwide flower industry. Zambia also offers a wide variety of tourist attractions. Tourism in Zambia is centred around the city of Livingstone, located on the banks of the Zambezi river and close to the famed Victoria Falls.
LUANDA – ANGOLA
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a twice weekly service to Luanda in Angola from 27 March 2012. The flights will be operated in B777-200, on Mondays and Fridays.
Luanda is the capital and largest city of Angola, located on Angola's coast with the Atlantic ocean.