Information about flying with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from Manchester Airport
KLM flights leave from Terminal 1
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated the very first international flight from Manchester Airport over 80 years ago, and just three days after Ringway Airport, (as Manchester was then known) opened its doors. KLM is also the world's oldest airline - over 100 years old.
These days, over half a million people fly on KLM between Manchester and Amsterdam every year, with 62% of KLM passengers connecting at KLM's hub airport Schiphol to destinations across the world.
When you fly from Manchester Airport on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines you're likely to be carried on a Boeing 737, Embraer 175 or Embraer 190 aircraft. The flight takes around 1 hour 15 minutes. If you're heading into Amsterdam from the airport, there's a direct train to Amsterdam central station, while if you're connecting to another KLM flight you'll find Schiphol full of shops, restaurants and even an art museum.
KLM is part of the SkyTeam airline alliance. Partner airlines operating from Manchester Airport include Air France, Delta Air Lines and Saudia.
KLM flights to Amsterdam leave from Manchester Airport T1, where passengers will find a wide range of shops, restaurants and lounges.
Relax in one of Terminal 1's comfortable airport lounges while you wait for your KLM flight. Choose from Escape or adults-only 1903.
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Here at Manchester Airport we can handle all the essentials you'll need for your trip with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Plan how to get to the airport, arrange travel insurance and treat yourself to FastTrack for a speedy route through airport security.
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