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CSIA welcomes KLM, Mumbai – Amsterdam service after a gap of 16 years

In a move which will further enhance the seamless air connectivity offered to flyers, GVK’s Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL), the company that operates Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA),

welcomed Dutch Carrier – KLM, Mumbai and Amsterdam services on Monday, October 30. The airline will be operating 294-seater Boeing 787-9 aircraft with 30 World Business class, 45 Economy Comfort Class and 219 Economy Class. The flights will operate thrice a week as per below schedule:

Flight From To Depart Arrive Days of the Week

KL 877 Amsterdam Mumbai 1310 0215 1,2,5

KL 878 Mumbai Amsterdam 0405 0836 1,2,5

Earlier, Mumbai and Amsterdam route was served with daily services offered by Jet Airways. Now along with KLM, Mumbai-Amsterdam route will be served with a total of 10 services per week.

The start of operations by KLM is a manifestation of CSIA’s commitment to continuously strengthen the connectivity to its passengers enhancing Mumbai’s rapidly developing trade and commerce relationship with Netherland and rest of the globe.

Last week, CSIA welcomed Thai Smile’s maiden flight on the Mumbai-Bangkok route, the second airline after Thai Lion to start services on the sector within a month.

Mumbai International Airport serves as a key gateway to India and has 52 airlines operating to 100 destinations from the city to various parts of India and the World. In FY 2017, CSIA, Mumbai welcomed 45.2 million air travelers (12.4 million international passengers) registering an annual growth of 8%.

Using its scare resources to their optimum operational level, CSIA has emerged to be one of the most efficient airports in the world achieving maximum daily movements on a single runway.