KLM terminated its own 3 weekly Amsterdam-Sydney service in 2001 in favour of code shares with Malaysia Airlines. Apparently, the route via Singapore, although very popular, was a total loss-maker and they didn’t have traffic rights for the SIN-SYD leg. KLM has had a very long history with Australia. In 2001, the new codeshare agreement covered Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Cairns and Darwin..
Aviation and Shipping
The evacuation of the Netherlands East Indies Flying Schools to Australia
The war In Netherlands East indies (NEI) led to the merging of the training schools of the air force of the KNILM (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army), the aviation service of the Royal Dutch Navy Read more…