KLM Commences Nonstop Flights to Fortaleza, Brazil
KLM Royal Dutch Airline has commenced direct flight services between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and the Brazilian destination of Fortaleza with effect from 3 May, 2018.
The Amsterdam-Fortaleza service will operate twice weekly on Thursdays and Saturdays. A third weekly flight will be added on Mondays from 2 July 2018.
The new service is operated using an Airbus A330-200 with 268 seats including 18 seats in Business Class, 35 seats in Economy Comfort and 215 seats in Economy Class.
Flight KL 707 departs Amsterdam Schiphol at 12:50 and arrives at 17:20 hours in Fortaleza. Flight KL 708 departs Fortaleza at 19:50 and arrives Amsterdam at 10:00 the following day.
KLM is currently equipping all its Airbus aircraft with a new interior in World Business Class, and the Economy Class is being renewed in a number of Airbus A330-200 aircraft. By November 2018, KLM’s World Business Class will boast only full-flat seats to its intercontinental destinations.
Fortaleza is the third destination in Brazil to which KLM operates a direct service. In addition to daily services to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, this thrice weekly service to Fortaleza brings to 17 KLM’s total weekly frequency to Brazil.
Popular among tourists, Fortaleza is the capital of the northeastern Brazilian state of Ceará. It's known for its beaches, which are punctuated by red cliffs, palm trees, dunes and lagoons.