KLM to resume service to Tehran from Oct 30
aTP- Arab tourism portal News – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to the Iranian capital of Tehran from October 30, the airline said.Tehran will be the 14th new destination KLM has added to its network in 2016.
Four weekly services will be operated between Schiphol and Tehran, supplementing the Paris-Tehran service operated by Air France since April 16, 2016, it said.
“KLM has further strengthened its network with a new destination – the 14th to be added this year.
This confirms that our strategy is starting to bear fruit. On the one hand we are improving our efficiency and productivity, while on the other we are investing in growth,” said Pieter Elbers, KLM president and CEO.
The flights will be operated with a Boeing 777-200. KLM will meet passenger needs by offering three different travel classes on board: 34 seats in World Business Class, 40 seats in Economy Comfort, and 242 seats in Economy Class.
The Economy Comfort seats offer 10 cm more legroom and have double the recline of standard Economy Class seats. Economy Comfort passengers are also given priority when disembarking.
In the past, KLM operated service to Tehran from July 1991 through April 2013.
Including the new flights to Tehran, KLM now offer 37 flights to nine destinations in the Middle East.