KLM flights a week to Tokyo from November
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be operating three additional
flights a week between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Tokyo
Narita International Airport from November. This raises
the total number of Amsterdam-Tokyo flights to ten a week.
In so doing, KLM not only strengthens the longstanding ties
between the Netherlands and Japan, but also meets demand
driven by the many Japanese companies operating in the Netherlands.
The three new flights will be operated using Boeing 747-400
Combi equipment, seating 275 passengers and carrying 35
tonnes of cargo. From 4 November 2010, flight KL863 will
depart from Schiphol at 13:50 hours CET on Thursdays, Fridays
and Saturdays, arriving in Tokyo the next day at 08:55 hours.
The return flight, KL864, will depart from Tokyo at 12:00
hours local time on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, arriving
in Amsterdam at 15:35 hours CET the same day. The new flights
are ready to be booked from KLM
Asia remains a strategic growth market for KLM. In recent
years, KLM has offered its customers a steadily increasing
range of flights to Asian destinations. New destinations
such as Hangzhou (China) and Denpasar (Indonesia) were added
to KLM’s intercontinental network out of Schiphol.
KLM also increased flight frequency to Osaka, Shanghai,
Seoul and Chengdu.
Royal Dutch Airlines launched a scheduled service
between Amsterdam and Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport
in China on 8 May 2010. This is the sixth destination
in China for KLM making it the first airline to
offer direct service between Hangzhou and Europe.
Hangzhou is the capital of the province Zhejiang,
which, together with the neighbouring province Fujian,
is home to more than 80 million people.
passengers can catch connecting flights to other destinations
within China. Together with its partner China Southern Airlines,
KLM offers services to Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai,
Hong Kong, and now Hangzhou.
Hangzhou flights in brief
• Hangzhou, China is 63th intercontinental destination
to its network.
• 36 weekly services to this growing market.
• Flight KL881 departs from Schiphol on Mondays, Wednesdays
and Saturdays, arriving in Hangzhou the following day.
• Return flight KL 882 departs from Hangzhou on Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Sundays, arriving in Amsterdam on the same
• Flights will be operated with a Boeing 777-200ER,
which can carry 318 passengers - 35 in World Business Class
and 283 in Economy Class.
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