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KLM to launch scheduled service to Xiamen

12-21-2010 11:11 BJT

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced Monday it will begin operating scheduled service to Xiamen International Airport in China on March 27 2011.

According to a press release, KLM is the first airline to offer direct flights between Xiamen and Europe.

"This 7th destination in China strengthens the KLM position in this fast growing market. With this new route KLM offers 43 weekly frequencies to China," says KLM President & CEO Peter Hartman.

The new service will be operated three times a week. Flights will be operated with Boeing 777-200ER equipment, which can seat up to 318 passengers.

In addition, KLM' s SkyTeam partner China Southern Airlines offers connecting flights to and from Xiamen from a host of destinations in China.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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