KLM To Fly Directly To SXM St Maarten No Stopovers Starting October 30th 2016
KLM flies to Sint Maarten without intermediate stopover
Effective 30 October 2016, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly to and from Sint Maarten without an intermediate stopover. The return flight was previously operated with a standard stopover on Curacao. Flying this route directly will save KLM passengers 4 hours and 20 minutes in travelling time.
KLM will operate three direct flights a week to Sint Maarten and seven direct flights a week to Curacao. The flights to and from Sint Maarten will be operated using Airbus 330-200 equipment seating 243 passengers. The flights to and from Curacao will be operated using Boeing 747-400 equipment seating 408 passengers.
KLM will also expand its service to the islands of Aruba and Bonaire with an extra flight on Sundays. These flights will be operated using Airbus 330-300 equipment seating 292 passengers.
Outline of flights to the Netherlands Antilles as of 30 October 2016:
Founded in 1919, KLM (KL) is the oldest airline in the world operating under its original name. The airline, which operates from a hub at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), is the flag carrier of the Netherlands. Its subsidiaries include KLM Cityhopper (WA) and Transavia (HV). KLM flies to about 130 destinations in 69 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and South America. A member of the SkyTeam alliance, the carrier also has codeshare agreements with 29 other airlines. KLM’s fleet of 113 passenger aircraft includes both Boeing and Airbus planes. Each is typically configured with a Business Class cabin, Economy Comfort Class and Economy Class.