19.05.2017 11:03
Aircraft with flags out of cockpit.

© Photo Fischer/Graz Airport: Arrival and flag salute

Flights from Graz to Amsterdam started

As of May 15, KLM has started its regular daily scheduled flights between Graz and Amsterdam.

The first KLM flight was welcomed at Graz Airport just after 11:00 am by a ceremony with a salute by the fire brigade, a water fountain, and in the presence of approximately 100 invited guests from politics, businesses, industry and tourism.

Another milestone for Graz Airport and the Region

The new service is an important milestone for Graz Airport and will certainly also contribute to further stimulating both business and tourism. The once-daily flight to Amsterdam is offered seven days a week KLM uses an Embraer 175 aircraft with a maximum of 88 seats.

To Amsterdam and to the world

The new KLM flights not only provide a perfect connection to Amsterdam or the Netherlands, they also offer ideal onward connections from Graz through Amsterdam. The flight schedule from Graz allows the Styrian economy to be ideally connected to the international and/or intercontinental network of KLM and DELTA Airlines.

The European destinations of KLM via Amsterdam comprise for example, Paris, the UK, Scandinavia, France; long-haul flights offer services to the major hubs of DELTA Airlines in the USA such as Detroit, Atlanta, Minneapolis and New York, and from there to the continental USA, Canada and Mexico. In addition, well-timed connections to Asia are also available, in particular to Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo.

Optimum service, also at Amsterdam Airport

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is located 15 kilometres southwest of the Dutch capital and 3–5 metres below sea level, making it the lowest airport in the world! The airport has been acknowledged for its good service by passengers for many years, and has already received several Awards.

For more details and opinions, please see Press Release.

Gruppenfoto Banddurchschneiden© Foto Fischer/Graz Airport: Festive cutting-of-the-ribbon ceremony (from left to right) Ing. Josef Herk, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Styria; Horst Schachner, Chairman, ÖGB Styria; Guido Hackl, Country Manager Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia of KLM/Air France; DI Wolfgang Malik, Chairman of the Management Board of Holding Graz - Kommunale Dienstleistungen GmbH; Mag. Gerhard Widmann, Managing Director of Flughafen Graz Betriebs GmbH; Kirsten Pronk Vice President of Finance & Control KLM Cityhopper; MMag.a Barbara Eibinger-Miedl, Minister for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Europe, Science and Research; Mag. Siegfried Nagl, Mayor of the City of Graz; Mag. Michael Schickhofer, Deputy Governor;

Flugzeug unter Wasserbogen© Photo Fischer/Graz Airport, Arrival of the aircraft and salute by the fire brigade