KLM will be offering non-stop air service between Edmonton International Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport starting May 5th, 2015. This will be a year-round service with three flights per week on every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. A fourth flight will be added on June 22nd for the summer flying every Friday.
On the announcement of this new service, Pieter Elbers, KLM President and CEO said, “Adding Edmonton to the worldwide KLM network will enable us to further increase our presence in Canada as we now offer a second destination in the Province of Alberta”.
Edmonton Mayor, Don Iveson commented, “Edmonton’s new Amsterdam service recognizes significant demand from Edmonton and western Canada. This success is a tribute to our community working together to demonstrate the growth of our region, and earn additional air service options for business, visitors and many others. To KLM and its partners, welcome to Edmonton – Canada’s fastest-growing city!”.
Airbus A330-200 will operate this new route with 30 Business Class seats, 35 Economy Comfort Zone Seats, and 178 Economy seats.