28 March 2012

Angola: Dutch KLM Performs Maiden Flight Luanda/Amsterdam

Luanda — The Dutch airline company KLM Wednesday, hold the inaugural flight between the cities of Luanda and Amsterdam (Netherlands) with the aircraft type Airbus 330-200, leaving the 4 de Fevereiro International Airport early in the evening .

The operation will be launched with two weekly flights between Angolan capital and Schipol Airport in Amsterdam on Tuesdays and Fridays at 22.20 and arrive in Luanda in the next morning at 05:00, while the return flight will leave Luanda on Wednesday and Saturdays at 19:00, arriving in Amsterdam the following day at 04h45.

According to a communiqué sent to ANGOP, by the firm KLM, the operation is carried out by an Airbus 330-200 with a total capacity of 243 seats, 30 executive class and 213 in economy.

The airline KLM was founded on October 7, 1919, by Albert Plesman, and always kept the same name to the present, making it the oldest company in the industry. The company has the title of Koninklijke ("Royal") granted by Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in the year of foundation.

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