KLM 95 years

Happy birthday KLM! On 7 October 2014, KLM will celebrate its 95th anniversary. Europeana celebrates this anniversary with a Pinterest board that contains unique historic KLM-related photos and screenshots of vintage newsreels. Explore more historic KLM material via Europeana's portal: http://europeana.eu/portal/search.html?query=klm
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A KLM Fokker pilot getting ready for takeoff (still from '1974 commemoration of the first flight to the Dutch East Indies by the KLM') CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A KLM Fokker pilot getting ready for takeoff (still from '1974 commemoration of the first flight to the Dutch East Indies by the KLM') CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

KLM pilots lighting a cigarette. (still from '1974 commemoration of the first flight to the Dutch East Indies by the KLM'). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

KLM pilots lighting a cigarette. (still from '1974 commemoration of the first flight to the Dutch East Indies by the KLM'). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

Postal service at Schiphol Airport, 1931. (still from '1974 commemoration of the first flight to the Dutch East Indies by the KLM'). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

Postal service at Schiphol Airport, 1931. (still from '1974 commemoration of the first flight to the Dutch East Indies by the KLM'). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A propaganda flight of the six largest airplanes of Dutch civil aviation above the Netherlands. SHOTS: - airplane wheels above the lrunway; - several aerial shots of the airport Schiphol (names: "Schiphol" and "Fokker" visible) with eight airplanes of which some start taxiing; - several aerial shots of airplanes in the air (a.o. above a forest); - aerial shots of a moving train and a harbour; - landing airplane wheels above a runway. Open Beelden, Public Domain marked

A propaganda flight of the six largest airplanes of Dutch civil aviation above the Netherlands. SHOTS: - airplane wheels above the lrunway; - several aerial shots of the airport Schiphol (names: "Schiphol" and "Fokker" visible) with eight airplanes of which some start taxiing; - several aerial shots of airplanes in the air (a.o. above a forest); - aerial shots of a moving train and a harbour; - landing airplane wheels above a runway. Open Beelden, Public Domain marked

The first Boeing 747b Jumbo Jet of the KLM, named Mississippi, lands at Schiphol Airport after a non stop flight from the USA. The airplane is taken to the new hangar no. 11, where chairman Van der Wal opens the doors for the airplane. (1971) CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

The first Boeing 747b Jumbo Jet of the KLM, named Mississippi, lands at Schiphol Airport after a non stop flight from the USA. The airplane is taken to the new hangar no. 11, where chairman Van der Wal opens the doors for the airplane. (1971) CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A KLM stewardess, preparing herself for a working day in a DC-6 (1948). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A KLM stewardess, preparing herself for a working day in a DC-6 (1948). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A newly acquired KLM DC-6 (1948). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A newly acquired KLM DC-6 (1948). CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A stewardess on the staircase of 'De Vliegende Hollander', a KLM DC-6 from 1948. CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A stewardess on the staircase of 'De Vliegende Hollander', a KLM DC-6 from 1948. CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A KLM cook and stewardess preparing the on-board service offering in 'De Vliegende Hollander', a DC-6 from 1948. CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

A KLM cook and stewardess preparing the on-board service offering in 'De Vliegende Hollander', a DC-6 from 1948. CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

'De Vliegende Hollander' (the Flying Dutchman), a KLM DC-6 from 1948. CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

'De Vliegende Hollander' (the Flying Dutchman), a KLM DC-6 from 1948. CC-BY-SA Open Beelden

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