KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
(Dutch: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation
Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is an airline subsidiary
of Air France-KLM based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It operates
domestic and worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to more
than 90 destinations. Its main base is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
Before the merger with Air France, KLM was the national airline of the
Netherlands. KLM is the oldest airline in the world still operating
under its original name. It had 30,118 employees (in March 2007).