This means that KLM will operate 10 weekly flights between Cape Town and Amsterdam.
The increase comes shortly after the announcement that KLM will operate daily flights out of Cape Town commencing on 11 July 2022.
The flights will be operated by the airline’s flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner offering 30 Business class seats and 272 in Economy class.
The new flight schedule will be as follows:
The Netherlands was the Western Cape’s fifth-largest passenger market with over 27 000 two-way passengers in 2021 and the second-largest export market, with over R14 billion worth of goods exported in 2021.