Exciting destinations on klm.de
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- Split, Croatia
- Catania, Sicily
- Cagliari, Sardinia
- Malaga, Spain
- Porto, Portugal
- Windhoek, Namibia
- Dublin, Ireland
- Tehran, Iran
- Colombo, Sri Lanka
- Miami, USA
The Port of Split lies on a small peninsula jutting out into the Adriatic Sea. Split is the most important city in southern Croatia. The city’s economy relies mostly on tourism, coupled with fishing, wine production and chemicals. Most of the Dalmatian islands off the southern coast are only reachable via the Port of Split.
From 22 April until 02 July 2017 KLM will offer the connection Saturdays and Sundays. From 02 July until 03 September only Sundays and from 09 September until the 28 October 2017 KLM will connect Amsterdam and Split Saturdays and Sundays.
Catania, the second largest city on Sicily lies on the east coast of the island, at the foot of Mount Etna, an active volcano located some 30 kilometres to the north. The Baroque city centre of Catania was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. The city also boasts a commercial port. Catania is home to most of the island’s theatres. Cagliari and Catania will respectively become KLM’s eighth and ninth Italian destinations to be served directly from Amsterdam.
From 06 May 2017 until 28 October 2017 KLM will start the service twice a week, on Saturdays and Sundays.
Cagliari is the capital of the island of Sardinia, an autonomous region of Italy. The oldest part of the city lies upon the hill of the historic district of Castello (literally meaning castle), boasting a fantastic view across the Gulf of Cagliari. Most of the city walls are still intact, including the two remaining 11th-century limestone towers. Other must-see attractions include the Santa Maria Cathedral, the Basilica of San Saturnino and the Roman era amphitheatre.
From 22 April until 1 July 2017 KLM will connect Amsterdam and Cagliari on Saturdays, from 8 July until 3 September 2017 on Saturdays and Sundays and from 9 September to 28 October 2017 on Saturdays.
Malaga lies on the Costa del Sol, boasts a relatively mild climate and is therefore a popular tourist destination for Northern Europeans. What’s more, Malaga is an important Mediterranean port for cruises and trade. Malaga will become KLM’s sixth Spanish destination to be served directly from Amsterdam. The other five are Bilbao, Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Alicante.
From 01 April until 01 July 2017 KLM flies to Málaga on Saturdays, from 08 July until 03 September 2017 KLM will operate on a daily basis and from 09 September until 28 October on Saturdays.
Gdansk, Poland’s biggest port, lies on the edge of the Baltic Sea generating plenty of industrial activity. Tourism has also developed in recent years and the seaside resort of Sopot with its sandy, six-km long beach lies to the west of Gdansk. After Warsaw and Krakow, Gdansk will become KLM’s third destination within Poland to be served directly from Amsterdam.
KLM will start the daily service to Gdansk from 21 May until 28 October 2017.
Graz, Austria’s second largest city, is known for its historic city centre – Central Europe’s biggest mediaeval city centre. Since 1999 it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Graz is an important industrial city, serving as a business hub for the region and home to four universities. Graz is located 200 kilometres southwest of Vienna on the Slovenian border. After Vienna, Graz will become KLM’s second Austrian destination to be served directly from Amsterdam.
KLM will connect Amsterdam and the Austrian city from 15 May until 28 October every day.
Located along the Atlantic coast at the Douro river estuary in Northern Portugal, Porto boasts four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. After Lisbon, Porto will become KLM’s second destination in Portugal to be served directly from Amsterdam.
From 15 May until 28 October KLM offers a daily flight from Amsterdam to Porto.
Windhoek is with around 250,000 inhabitants the largest town in Namibia. The capital is located 1650m above sea level in a valley, surrounded by the Eros Mountains in the north and the Auas mountains in the south. Windhoek is one of the cleanest capitals in Africa and mediates with small sidewalk cafes, beer gardens and many buildings from the Wilhelminian time, the charm of a Central European city.
As of 30 October 2016, KL will introduce a combination flight to Luanda (LAD) and Windhoek (WDH) operating 3x weekly on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday with an Airbus 330-200.
Dublin will be the first destination in Ireland and the 78th European destination that is operated directly by KLM from Amsterdam. For transfer passengers, KLM also offers various daily flights in cooperation with Aer Lingus between Amsterdam and Dublin.
Dublin, the capital of Ireland and one of UNESCO’s City of Literature, is a centre full of cultural heritage, art, restaurants and pubs, surrounded by beautiful nature in its near surroundings. It has also established itself as a popular European base for American technology firms like Google, Facebook and Twitter.
From October 30th, KLM will operate a twice-daily service between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Dublin with connections from 10 German airports.
KLM will resume service to the Iranian capital of Tehran from 30 October 2016. This will be the 14th new destination KLM has added to its network in 2016. Four weekly services will be operated between Schiphol and Tehran, supplementing the Paris-Tehran service operated by Air France since 16 April 2016.
From 30 October 2016, flight KL0433 will depart from Amsterdam at 17.40 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving in Tehran at 01.20 (local time). The return flight, KL0434, departs from Tehran at 03.20 (local time), arriving in Amsterdam at 06.45. Passengers from Germany enjoy connections from 10 German airports.
Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Netherlands has historical ties with Sri Lanka, which was known as Dutch Ceylon from 1640-1796 and was a governorate of the Netherlands. The remnants of this period are still clearly visible on the island, especially in Galle, Unawatuna, Kalutara and Negombo, where there are (ruins of) forts and colonial buildings. In Colombo, there is Dutch fort, a governor’s house and a cemetery. And just off the coast is the island of Delft, which was named after the Dutch town renowned for its porcelain.
Sri Lanka has been a safe and stable country since the civil war came to an end in 2009. Since then, the economy – tourism in particular – has grown exponentially and the island is a popular tropical leisure destination for Europeans.
Throughout the winter season, KLM will operate twice-weekly service to Colombo, departing from Schiphol on Mondays and Fridays, and returning from Colombo on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The flights will be operated with the latest addition to KLM’s intercontinental fleet: the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which has 30 seats in World Business Class, 48 seats in Economy Comfort and 216 seats in Economy Class.
The first flight to Colombo is scheduled to depart on Monday, 31 October 2016. This marks KLM’s return to Colombo after an absence of almost 20 years.
The urban agglomeration of Miami in the state of Florida (USA) is home to 5,5 million inhabitants, making it the fourth-largest urban agglomeration in the United States, after New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Miami has a tropical climate, superb Art Deco architecture and a vibrant Latin-American atmosphere. Miami Beach is known for its spectacular parties, where DJs (many from the Netherlands) set the beat. Miami is not only a leisure destination, but also a key business centre, boasting many head offices of international corporations.
Throughout the winter season, KLM will operate thrice-weekly service to Miami, departing from Schiphol on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and returning from Miami on the same days. Flights will be operated with and Airbus A330-200, with 30 seats in World Business Class seats and 213 seats in Economy Class.
The first flight to Miami will depart on Sunday, 30 October.