KLM airlines to start direct flight from Amsterdam to Barbados

KLM airlines to start direct flight from Amsterdam to Barbados
KLM airlines to start direct flight from Amsterdam to Barbados

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is all set to operate directly from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) to Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). This operation shows the promise being completed by the new European gateway is already showing promise for Barbados.

The tickets for the first flight that was scheduled for October 16, 2021, has been sold out. This shows the effect of the decision that after the month of the announcement of the new service. This would be the repetition of the historical moment when KLM airlines would be arriving on October 16 on Operation because KLM was the first airline that arrived in Barbados on October 19, 1938. Now, 83 years later, it is making history again with a sold-out flight from Amsterdam to Barbados.

While speaking on these operated flights Lisa Cummins, Minister of Tourism and International Transport, said that it would be giving a massive boost to the tourism sector in the country during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister Cummins added, “We look forward to welcoming KLM once more, two decades later, to our shores. As we look at the state of the global tourism industry, the fact that in the midst of this pandemic, our partners continue to demonstrate such confidence in the Barbados brand, with KLM adding approximately 20,000 seats from Europe to Barbados over five months, is heartwarming. More importantly, it is a reflection of the work that the tourism team serving Barbados has been doing as we signal the closure of more deals for new and expanded airlift and continue to bring our sector back to life in these extraordinary circumstances.”

KLM is the largest long-haul carrier from Europe that has been operating with its original name for over 100 years. KLM is the longest-running airline in the world. It has been serving 318 destinations within the 118 countries.

Flights will operate non-stop from Amsterdam to Barbados, three days a week Monday, Thursday and Saturday on KLM’s modern, efficient fleet of Airbus A330-200 with 264 seats in three classes, including business. Departing Amsterdam at 12:25 p.m. CET and arriving at BGI at 4:45 p.m. AST, the service will run until March 31, 2022.