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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

klm-royal-dutch-airlinesKLM abbreviated for Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. is the flag carrier airline for the Netherlands. Its headquarters are located in Amstelveen while its hub is close to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. KLM’s parent organisation is Air France-KLM. KLM was founded when Albert Plesman, a young aviator was nominated to head a new Dutch airline after he successfully sponsored the ELTA aviation exhibition in Amsterdam. KLMs first flight took off in May 1920. The airline has an alliance with SkyTeam with subsidiaries comprising Transavia, Martinair, KLM Cityhopper, KLM Flight Academy, Çygnific B.V. and others including code-share agreements with 31 other airlines plus member airlines of SkyTeam.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operates a fleet of around 113 aircraft with an average age of nine years flying to over 90 destinations around the world. You are able to fly direct with KLM from South Africa (Cape Town and Johannesburg) to Amsterdam by booking cheap KLM flights with us.

We scan over 13 million KLM Dutch Airlines flights annually comparing them to all international flights prices to bring you the cheapest flights. The table below shows you what prices our customers are getting when they book with us.

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Top 10 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flights Prices

Route Departure Date Return Date Airline Logo Airline Price Direction
KLM Flights From Manchester To Johannesburg 13 Mar 20 Mar KLM R6 769
KLM Flights From Zurich To Johannesburg 24 Jan 27 Feb KLM R6 859
KLM Flights From London Metropolitan Area To Johannesburg 6 Dec 11 Dec KLM R6 959
KLM Flights From London To Johannesburg 28 Nov 5 Dec KLM R6 959
KLM Flights From Dublin To Johannesburg 16 Jan 20 Feb KLM R7 119
KLM Flights From Lisbon To Johannesburg 23 Nov 31 Jan KLM R7 129
KLM Flights From Porto To Johannesburg 15 Nov 15 Feb KLM R7 249
KLM Flights From Copenhagen To Johannesburg 24 Jan 4 Feb KLM R7 289
KLM Flights From Nantes To Johannesburg 12 Nov 4 Dec KLM R7 289
KLM Flights From Stockholm Metropolitan Area To Johannesburg 24 Jan 7 Feb KLM R7 379
Prices based on live searches up till 22 Sep 00:00 and are subject to change.

Online Check-In

Online check-in can be done in the comfort of your home or office saving you time in queues. You can choose your preferred seat and see who else is on the same KLM flight by using the Meet & Seat option. Online check-in also affords you additional baggage at discounted prices.

Passengers must check-in online within 30 hours of departure (to and from the U.S. is within 24 hours of departure). Once you’ve logged in with your email address or your Flying Blue number and password, enter your ticket number or booking code and your flight number (found on your booking confirmation or e-ticket). Passengers can print their own boarding pass, receive an electronic boarding pass via their smartphone or print it at a self-service check-in machine at the airport. Should you need to cancel your online check-in to change your flight, this is easily done online at

Passengers departing from Amsterdam may check-in online via the KLM website when their journey commences with any flight operated by KLM, Air France, Etihad Airways, Alitalia, Delta Air Lines, Ukraine International Airlines, CityJet, Kenya Airways, China Southern Airlines, Chine Airlines, LOT and Tarom. Your booking confirmation will indicate which airline is operating your flight.

Online check-in is not permitted for passengers requiring assistance or for those departing from airports that do not have on-line check-in facilities.


Mobile Check-In

Log into on your mobile and enter your booking code, Flying Blue account or flight number within 30 hours of your departure flight.

Airport Check-In

To check-in at the airport go to the KLM check-in desk and have your passport on hand. You can check-in within 3 hours to one hour prior to your flight departure. Passengers should be at the airport at least two hours prior to departure for KLM Royal Dutch flights within Europe and for intercontinental flights, be at the airport three to four hours before departure.

Self-service check-in machines, airport check-in desks and baggage drop-off points are open at least three hours to 40 minutes before scheduled departures for Europe and to an hour before departure for intercontinental flights. Passengers should double check exceptions for closing times for certain countries for check-in and baggage drop-off points.

Baggage Allowance – Checked

Passengers travelling Economy Class are permitted 1 piece of luggage weighing no more than 23kgs or 50lbs.

Business Class travellers are allowed 2 pieces with each piece not exceeding 32kgs or 70.5lbs in weight and no more than 158cm or 62 inches (l+w+h) in size.

Hand Baggage Allowance

Economy Class travellers may take one bag with maximum dimensions of 55x25x35cm or 21.5x10x13.5 inches.

Business Class passengers may take an additional smaller item of carry-on baggage not exceeding 45x20x35cm or 18x8x13.5 inches in dimension inclusive of handles and wheels.

In addition to the above, passengers may take an accessory such as a small hand bag, briefcase, laptop, camera, umbrella or a similar small item.

All hand baggage combined for Economy Class travellers may not exceed 12kg or 26lbs while Business Class travellers hand baggage combined may not exceed 18kgs or 50lbs in weight.

Payment Options

KLM passengers in South Africa can make payment via credit card, debit card, bank transfer or internet banking. Additionally, they can use their credit card or cash when paying at a KLM office.

Book KLM Flights Online in South Africa

With Domestic Flights South Africa you can compare international flight prices from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines with many of the alternative airlines flying to Amsterdam and Europe. Easily compare the international airlines using our search facility. You will be guaranteed cheap KLM flights. We always display the cheapest KLM flight prices first and taxes are included, so the price you see is exactly what you will pay.

Once you’ve decided on the best KLM Royal Dutch flight for your needs, book and pay online in one seamless transaction. Remember to compare KLM Airlines flight prices with other international airlines flying from South Africa to your destination as there is always the chance that competitor pricing will be better.

Contact Information

KLM Service Centre:

0860 247 747 / +27 10 205 0101

After hours: +31 204 747 747

Fax number: +27 10 205 0199

Cape Town International Airport: +27 (0) 21 935 8500

AirFrance KLM Ticket Office care of Bidair ticket office located opposite check-in desks 1 – 16 in the International Departures Hall.

O.R. Tambo International Airport: +27 (0) 11 961 6700

AirFrance KLM Ticket Desk is located on the International Departure Level.

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