KLM announced on Thursday an expansion of their European network with daily service from Amsterdam-Schiphol to Southampton, England from August 31, 2020. The route will be operated with an Embraer E175 configured with 88 seats.
On Thursday (July 16, 2020) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced an expansion of their European network with new daily service between Amsterdam-Schiphol and Southampton in England from August 31, 2020. Southampton will be KLM’s seventeenth UK destination as they rebuild their route network. Flights to Southampton will be operated with an Embraer E175 configured for 88 passengers with 20 Business Class, 8 Economy Comfort and 60 Economy Class seats. KLM flight KL0919 will depart Amsterdam daily at 4:35 PM, arriving in Southampton at 4:45 PM. The return flight (KL0920) departs Southampton daily at 5:20 PM and arrives at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport at 7:35 PM (all times are local).
Southampton is a historic seafaring city and is the third largest port in England. The Port of Southampton is the largest cruise port in Northern Europe, handling around 2 million passengers annually. The city features some of the best preserved medieval city walls in England as well as the ultra-modern SeaCity Museum, where guests can explore the history of the RMS Titanic. The ill-fated vessel departed Southampton on April 10, 1912 enroute to New York after stops in Cherbourg, France and Queenstown (now Cobh) in Ireland.
Last week, KLM also announced new daily service to Cork in Ireland from August 3, 2020. Travelers visiting Cork can also take a short day trip to the seaside port of Cobh, the final port of call for the Titanic and take in the story at the ‘Titanic Experience’ in the former offices of the White Star Line.
Source: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines