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Information about flying with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from Manchester Airport

KLM flights leave from Terminal 1

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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.

About KLM at Manchester Airport

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.

Flying to Amsterdam on KLM

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 partner airlines

KLM is part of the SkyTeam airline alliance. Partner airlines operating from Manchester Airport include Air France, Delta Air Lines and Saudia.