99-year-old KLM reflects on 80 years of flying into South Africa

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, one of the oldest in the world, is marking 80 years of flying into South Africa.

Next year KLM will celebrate its 100th year in operation.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed KLM CEO Pieter Elbers, who reflected on eight decades of servicing South Africa.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

We face some of the same challenges that SAA has…

Pieter Elbers, KLM

We’ve started with a massive fleet renewal programme… With the price of fuel… the benefits of modern aircraft weigh heavy…

Pieter Elbers, KLM

We see a very high demand for Cape Town… it’s also less seasonal [than it used to be]…

Pieter Elbers, KLM

We fly to 165 destinations around the globe…

Pieter Elbers, KLM

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