KLM Celebrates 100 Years of Flying—as KLM

KLM celebrates 100 years of flying under the same business name, “Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij voor Nederland en Koloniën,” or Royal Dutch Airlines for the Netherlands and Colonies. The Dutch airline launched with a De Havilland DH 16,...

KLM Celebrates 100 Years of Flying—as KLM
KLM celebrates 100 years of flying under the same business name, “Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij voor Nederland en Koloniën,” or Royal Dutch Airlines for the Netherlands and Colonies. The Dutch airline launched with a De Havilland DH 16, set a record with the Douglas DC-2 and now flies the latest Boeing, Embraer, and Airbus designs.