BTN Europe presents an overview of business travel and MICE predictions for this year
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has said it plans to maintain as
many European flights as possible with the launch of its summer schedule
despite the Covid-19 outbreak, including 11 cities in the UK and Ireland.
The airline plans to operate daily services from Schiphol to
the following destinations between 28 March and 3 May – Aberdeen, Birmingham,
Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London City, Heathrow,
Manchester and Newcastle.
It is also hoping to maintain daily flights to Geneva,
Vienna, Zurich, Brussels, Paris, Lyon, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich,
Stuttgart, Berlin, Rome (from 4 April), Stockholm, Billund, Copenhagen,
Gothenburg, Oslo, Barcelona, Lisbon and Madrid.
However, KLM warned that many routes are subject to strict
travel restrictions and could be amended or suspended at a later stage.
Across its international network, KLM said its summer schedule
will be launching with about 10 per cent of the normal number of flights.