Schiphol airport cancelled flights - KLM update

Friday 16, April 2010


Schiphol airport cancelled flights - KLM update


The eruption of Mount Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland on 14 April 2010, and the resulting volcanic ash cloud over Northern Europe has caused severe disruption of flights in Northern Europe.



Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
No departures from/arrivals into Amsterdam Airport Schiphol until 18:00 hours local time on Friday, 16 April.

No departures from/arrivals into any United Kingdom airport until 19:00 hours local (UK) time on Friday, 16 April.

Re-book options
If you travel to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, between 14 April and 18 April 2010, KLM offers the following options:

1. Change of travel dates
You may change flight dates for travel to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Outbound travel should occur no later than 31 May 2010. The original required duration of your stay may be unchanged.


The following conditions apply:

  • You may change one outbound and one inbound flight free of charge.
  • You may only change your flight dates to alternate flight dates, if available in the same booking class.
  • Changing flight dates and re-issuing of tickets must be done by the end of the day on Friday, 30 April 2010.
  • You may change to alternate flights of AIR FRANCE, KLM and/or Delta only.


KLM may have changed your flight dates for you. Log on to Manage my Booking to view your flight details. If your flight dates have not been changed, you can change your flight dates free of cost if you have a fully flexible ticket.

If you do not have a fully flexible ticket, please contact us about changing your flight.


Go to Manage my Booking


2. Change of destination
You may use the full value of your existing tickets for the purchase of new tickets at the same or a higher AIR FRANCE, KLM and/or Delta fare.


Re-booking and re-issuing of tickets must be done by the end of the day on Friday, 30 April 2010. To change your destination, please contact us.


3. Refunds
If your flight was cancelled or delayed more than 5 hours, you may request a full refund. You can apply for a refund by contacting us, or your travel agent.

Check the current arrival and departure times of our flights




Bookmark and Share


^ back to top


Find the best deals available today

The grey menu on the right is your best friend. Always check before you travel.

Plan your trips with the help of great resources

More and more travellers think that researching and planning a European city break is half the fun and they're not interested in pre-arranged trips or escorted tours. Self-guided tours offer a lot of advantages but require some guidance and good resources.


Clean, green and very pristine

Top 10 most environmentally pure countries

With the recent wild fires, disrupting flights and increasing air pollution, environmental quality is a growing factor in attracting tourists.



Top 15 most spectacular hotel rooftop views

The hotel price comparison site has put together a list of the fifteen most spectacular hotel rooftop terraces in the world.

Latest offers, discounts and more...

Accor “3=2 offer”
Why not extend your stay? 3 nights for the price of 2.
Columbus Direct travel insurance
Quality cover at low prices to customers all around the world.
Priority pass
Access VIP lounges no matter where which airline and class you fly.
European City Cards
See more and pay less! Get your "passport" to European cities.
Rail Europe
Comfortable and affordable on European trains.
Lonely Planet Magazine
Packed with insider knowledge, hints and tips.
Sandemans New Europe City Tours
Free walking tours in 13 cities within 9 countries.
Sol Melia Wednesdays
Search your exclusive special offers now for the coming weekend!
Low-cost shuttle and private transfers in over 70 countries.
IMEX Frankfurt 25-27 May
The essential worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events.
Subscribe to Travelio News Summary via RSS Follow our news titles on Twitter Become a fan of on Facebook Bookmark and Share