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[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]I[/fusion_dropcap]n bittersweet news today the 30th of June 2016, Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. (Royal Dutch Airlines) better known as KLM announced that it will be terminating the use of the Boeing 747-400 on its Amsterdam – Sint Maarten route. For years this flight has been the highlight of many plane spotting trips and vacation memories for both avgeeks and regular vacationers alike due to the spectacular final over Maho beach into Princess Juliana International Airport.

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.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”30″ padding_left=”0″ padding_right=”0″ hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”yes” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_6″ last=”no” spacing=”no” center_content=”yes” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_fontawesome icon=”fa-quote-left” circle=”yes” size=”large” iconcolor=”” circlecolor=”” circlebordercolor=”” rotate=”” spin=”no” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″ animation_offset=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””/][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”5_6″ last=”yes” spacing=”no” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

Flying this route directly will save KLM passengers 4 hours and 20 minutes in travelling time.

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]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 expands Caribbean service!

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.

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Outline of flights to the Netherlands Antilles as of 30 October 2016:

Destination

Route

Flight number

Days

Departure

Arrival

Sint Maarten

AMS-SXM

KL0729

Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays

12:50

17:15

SXM-AMS

KL0730

Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays

19:05

08:25

Curacao

AMS-CUR

KL0735

Daily

10:00

14:50

CUR-AMS

KL0736

Daily

17:05

07:05

Aruba – Bonaire

AMS-AUA

KL0765

Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays

12:35

17:55

AUA-BON

KL0765

Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays

19:10

19:59

BON-AMS

KL0765

Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays

21:05

11:25

Bonaire – Aruba

AMS-BON

KL0771/3

Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays

12:35

17:50

BON-AUA

KL0771/3

Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays

18: 55

19:45

AUA-AMS

KL0771/3

Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays

21:00

11:25

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