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Working at KLM
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KLM is serious about being a good employer. To ensure this, KLM stays abreast of the latest social developments and offers its employees working conditions that are in line with these developments or even anticipate them.

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Employees of KLM enjoy attractive employment conditions. In addition to an excellent pension scheme, a fixed monthly salary and 8% holiday allowance, you can also count on a year-end bonus (depending on your salary level) with a fixed and variable rate, or a variable income. The number of holiday days and other leave depends on your age and position. Ground personnel with a 40-hour work week, for example, receive a minimum of 25 holiday days and 5 additional days off.

A lease car is offered to employees in higher salary brackets.

KLM has established conditions that ensure a healthy balance between work and home life. Part-time positions are often possible. KLM also devotes attention to the personal development of its employees.

Employees are encouraged to actively work on their health. KLM promotes this through a healthy working environment and activity centres for employees in certain positions. KLM also boasts a wide range of sports and other clubs for employees to join and supports employee participation in a variety of sporting events.

KLM also offers the following:

  • Group health insurance
  • ANW gap insurance (additional survivors’ benefits)
  • Cafeteria scheme


Attractive discounts and special advantages are also offered to KLM employees. For more info, see ‘Discounts and advantages’.