2nd Update at 2045GMT; Originally Posted at 1100GMT 28JAN16
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has proposed the addition of 2 destinations to its long-haul network in summer 2016 season, which both are not available for reservation at present time, however flight information has been loaded in the GDS. Proposed addition as follow.
From 02MAY16, KLM proposed to resume Amsterdam – Tehran service, after 3 years hiatus. It currently proposed to operate 4 weekly flights with 777-200ER.
KL433 AMS1725 – 0105+1IKA 772 x246
KL434 IKA0305 – 0620AMS 772 x357
From 09JUL16, service operates as Day x247 from AMS, Day x135 from IKA. KLM last served Tehran in April 2013, with 4 weekly MD11 service.
The listing also appeared on KLM’s schedule listing on its website, however this has been removed during mid-day Thursday (28JAN16).
From 03MAY16, KLM plans to revise service to Kazakhstan, as Astana joins KLM network. Proposed operation would see the airline operates Amsterdam – Almaty – Astana – Amsterdam service and opposite direction, twice weekly each with Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
KL405 AMS1510 – 0140+1ALA0305+1 – 0455+1TSE0610+1 – 0815+1AMS 332 37
KL407 AMS1510 – 0050+1TSE0200+1 – 0345+1ALA0510+1 – 0825+1AMS 332 25
Note at time this post goes to press, KLM continues to display 4 weekly nonstop Amsterdam – Almaty service with A330-200 as KL409/410.