Tag: klm

  • 1977: Tenerife Airport Disaster

    On this date in 1977, 583 people died in the deadliest accident in aviation history. Here are some things you may not have known about the Tenerife Airport Disaster. KLM Flight 4805 from Amsterdam, and Pan Am Flight 1736 from Los Angeles via New York, were both traveling to Gran Canaria Airport at Las Palmas […]

  • KLM: World’s Oldest Airline

    On this date in 1919, KLM, the national airline of the Netherlands was founded. It is the oldest airline operating under its original name. Here are some thing you might not know about long-lived airlines. KLM is an acronym that stands for words that translate to Royal Dutch Airlines. The airline was awarded it royal […]