1973/74: KLM International Routes

The following is KLM’s Inter-Continental network during 1973/74 Winter season, taken from Official Airline Guide Worldwide Edition – MAR 1974The unit of the frequency is Weekly, round-trip basis. City highlighted in BOLD represents the aircraft’s turn-around point.

Aircraft in service at the time:
DC8/D8S Douglas DC8
D9S Douglas DC9
D10 Douglas DC10
747 Boeing 747

Route
Freq & A/C REMARK
Amsterdam – Athens – Tehran – Beirut – Athens – Amsterdam 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Athens – Beirut – Dhahran 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Athens – Dhahran – Dubai 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Athens – Kuwait – Dubai 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Athens – Nicosia – Abadan 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Istanbul – Amman – Bahrain 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Istanbul – Amman – Jeddah 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Istanbul – Beirut – Damascus – Baghdad 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Vienna – Athens – Tehran 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Vienna – Tehran 1 DC8  
     
Amsterdam – Kano – Kinshasa – Johannesburg 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Las Palmas – Freetown – Monrovia – Abidjan – Lagos – Madrid – Amsterdam 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Lisbon – Casablanca 2 DC9  
Amsterdam – Madrid – Lagos – Abidjan – Monrovia – Freetown – Las Palmas – Amsterdam 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Madrid – Lagos – Accra – Monrovia – Freetown – Las Palmas – Amsterdam 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Munich – Cairo – Entebbe – Nairobi – Dar es Salaam 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Munich – Entebbe – Nairobi – Dar es Salaam 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Nice – Tunis 1 DC9  
Amsterdam – Rome – Brazzaville – Johannesburg 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Tripoli 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Vienna – Istanbul – Cairo 1 DC9  
Amsterdam – Zurich – Las Palmas – Freetown – Monrovia – Accra – Lagos – Madrid – Amsterdam 1 DC8  
     
Amsterdam – Chicago 7 D10  
Amsterdam – Montreal – Houston 1 747  
Amsterdam – Montreal – Houston – Mexico City 4 747  
Amsterdam – Montreal – Toronto 2 D10  
Amsterdam – New York 7 747
6 747 / 1 D10
 
     
Amsterdam – Frankfurt – Zurich – Lisbon – Port of Spain – Caracas – Curacao – Panama City – Quito – Lima 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Lisbon – Paramaribo – Caracas – Curacao – Lisbon – Amsterdam 1 747  
Amsterdam – Lisbon – Paramaribo – Curacao – Caracas 1 747  
Amsterdam – Lisbon – Rio de Janeiro – Viracopos – Buenos Aires – Santiago de Chile 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Zurich – Lisbon – Rio de Janeiro – Montevideo – Buenos Aires – Santiago de Chile 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Zurich – Madrid – Caracas – Curacao – Panama City – Guayaquil – Lima 1 D8S  
     
Amsterdam – Anchorage – Tokyo 3 D10  
Amsterdam – Athens – Beirut – Delhi – Bangkok – Manila – Tokyo 2 747  
Amsterdam – Cairo – Bahrain – Karachi – Colombo – Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta – Singapore – Bangkok – Karachi – Bahrain – Athens – Amsterdam 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Frankfurt – Athens – Karachi – Bangkok – Singapore – Jakarta – Singapore – Bangkok – Karachi – Athens – Amsterdam 1 D10  
Amsterdam – Frankfurt – Beirut – Bangkok – Singapore – Melbourne – Sydney 1 747  
Amsterdam – Frankfurt – Karachi – Bangkok – Manila 1 D8S  
Amsterdam – Karachi – Bangkok – Manila 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Kuwait – Karachi – Rangoon – Hong Kong – Rangoon – Karachi – Amsterdam 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Rome – Beirut – Karachi – Bangkok – Singapore – Jakarta – Singapore – Bangkok – Karachi – Rome – Frankfurt – Amsterdam 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Vienna – Bahrain – Karachi – Bangkok – Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta – Singapore – Bangkok – Karachi – Bahrain – Athens – Vienna – Amsterdam 1 DC8  
Amsterdam – Zurich – Beirut – Bangkok – Singapore – Sydney – Melbourne 1 747  
     
New York – Aruba 2 DC8  
New York – Curacao – Aruba – New York 2 D8S  
New York – St. Maarten – San Juan – New York 4 D8S  
Aruba – Caracas 2 DC8  
Caracas – Curacao 1 D8S  
Curacao – New York 1 D8S