1955: KLM Routing

KLM’s Routing in 1955 Northern Summer season service is the following:

AMSTERDAM – ASIA – SYDNEY
**KL821 Amsterdam – Dusseldorf – Damascus – Karachi – Bangkok – Jakarta
Constellation, First Class, Day 1, arr 2 days later

**KL861 Amsterdam – Geneva – Rome – Cairo – Baghdad – Karachi – Colombo – Bangkok – Manila – Tokyo
Royal Super Constellation, First/Tourist Class, Day 1, arr 3 days later

**KL823 Amsterdam – Zurich – Rome – Beirut – Karachi – Calcutta – Bangkok – Singapore – Jakarta
Constellation, SleepAir First Class only, Day 2, arr 2 days later

**KL825 Amsterdam – Frankfurt – Cairo – Karachi – Rangoon – Bangkok – Jakarta
Constellation, Tourist Class, Day 3, arr 2 days later

**KL853 Amsterdam – Geneva – Rome – Beirut – Basra – Dhahran
DC6, First/Tourist Class, Day 3, arr 1 day later

**KL827 Amsterdam – Dusseldorf – Rome – Beirut – Karachi – Calcutta – Bangkok – Bangkok – Singapore – Jakarta
Royal Super Constellation, SleepAir First/Tourist Class, Day 4, arr 2 days later

**KL827 Bangkok – Tokyo
Royal Super Constellation, SleepAir First/Tourist Class, Day 6

**KL881 Amsterdam – Geneva – Rome – Cairo – Baghdad – Karachi – Rangoon – Bangkok
Constellation, SleepAir First Class only, Day 5, arr 2 days later

**KL851 Amsterdam – Munich – Rome – Cairo – Abadan – Dhahran – Karachi
DC6, First/Tourist Class, Day 6, arr 1 day later

**KL843 Amsterdam – Rome – Beirut – Basra – Karachi – Bangkok – Manila – Biak
Constellation, Tourist Class, Day 6, arr 3 days later

**KL829 Amsterdam – Beirut – Damascus – Karachi – Calcutta – Bangkok – Singapore – Jakarta
Constellation, SleepAir First Class only, Day 7, arr 2 days later

**KL845 Amsterdam – Frankfurt – Rome – Cairo – Karachi – Rangoon – Bangkok – Manila – Biak – Sydney
Royal Super Constellation, SleepAir First/Tourist Class, Day 7, arr 4 days later, night-stop in Karachi and Bangkok

**KL828 Jakarta – Singapore – Bangkok – Calcutta – Karachi – Baghdad – Beirut – Rome – Amsterdam
Royal Super Constellation, SleepAir First/Tourist Class, Day 7, arr 1 day later

**KL882 Bangkok – Rangoon – Karachi – Beirut – Rome – Geneva – Amsterdam
Constellation, SleepAir First Class only, Day 1, arr 1 day later

**KL852 Karachi – Dhahran – Baghdad – Cairo – Rome – Munich – Amsterdam
DC6, First/Tourist Class, Day 1, arr 1 day later

**KL862 Tokyo – Manila – Bangkok – Colombo – Karachi – Cairo – Rome – Geneva – Amsterdam
Royal Super Constellation, SleepAir First/Tourist Class, Day 1, arr 2 days later

**KL830 Jakarta – Bangkok – Calcutta – Karachi – Abadan – Cairo – Rome – Dusseldorf – Amsterdam
Constellation, SleepAir First Class only, Day 3, arr 1 day later

**KL844 Biak – Manila – Bangkok – Rangoon – Karachi – Dhahran – Cairo – Frankfurt – Amsterdam
Constellation, Tourist Class, Day 4, arr 1 day later

**KL822 Jakarta – Singapore – Bangkok – Calcutta – Karachi – Basra – Beirut – Rome – Amsterdam
Constellation, First Class only, Day 4, arr 1 day later

**KL824 Jakarta – Singapore – Bangkok – Calcutta – Karachi – Damascus – Beirut – Zurich – Amsterdam
Constellation, SleepAir First Class only, Day 5, arr 1 day later

**KL846 Sydney – Biak – Manila – Bangkok – Rangoon – Karachi – Cairo – Rome – Frankfurt – Amsterdam
Royal Super Constelation, SleepAir First/Tourist Class, Day 4, arr 3 days later

**KL846 Tokyo – Manila – Bangkok
Royal Super Constelation, SleepAir First/Tourist Class, Day 5, arr 1 day later

**KL854 Dhahran – Basra – Beirut – Rome – Geneva – Amsterdam
DC6, First/Tourist Class, Day 4, arr 1 day later

**KL826 Jakarta – Bangkok – Calcutta – Karachi – Basra – Beirut – Amsterdam
Constellation, Tourist Class only, Day 6, arr 1 day later

Bolded City – Technical Stop
Underlined City – Night Stop

AFGHANISTAN
KL891 Karachi – Kandahar – Kabul Day 36
KL892 Kabul – Kandahar – Karachi Day 14
operated by DC3, 01JUL-13SEP only

IRIAN JAYA, INDONESIA
KL901 Biak – Hollandia Day 246
KL902 Hollandia – Biak Day 247
KL911 Biak – Noemfoer – Sorong Day 24
KL912 Sorong – Noemfoer – Biak Day 24
KL925 Biak – Hollandia – Merauke Alternate Day 5 – 10/24JUN, 08/22JUL..etc
KL926 Merauke – Hollandia – Biak Alternate Day 6 – 11/25JUN, 09/23JUL…etc
KL927 Biak – Hollandia – Merauke – Tanan Merah Alternate Day 5, 03/17JUN, 01/15/29JUL…etc
KL928 Tanan Merah – Merauke – Hollandia – Biak Alternate Day 5, 03/17JUN, 01/15/29JUL…etc
operated by DC3

Bolded city indicates a Flagstop

KLM progressively transferred its domestic Indonesia service to Garuda Indonesia in the 50s