KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is an international airline operating
worldwide. KLM merged with Air France in 2004 in a business
model that is unique in the aviation industry.
KLM is a member of SkyTeam, one of the
three global airline alliances. With ten members as of April
2006, SkyTeam is the second largest alliance by market share.
KLM is thus a key player in a strong global alliance that
has important positions in North America, Europe and Asia.
KLM with its partner Kenya Airways and Air France also enjoy
a strong position in Africa.