Visit Austin and KLM go Dutch on air route expansion

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Visit Austin and KLM go Dutch on air route expansion

A new non-stop service, three days a week, between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), has been announced.

Visit Austin, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin Bergstrom International Airport and Mayor Steve Adler collectively announced the new route on 24 September.

The route will become operational on 4 May, 2020.

“Our announcement of this new non-stop route is a direct reflection of how Austin continues to evolve as a premier destination for travellers around the world,” said Tom Noonan, President and CEO of Visit Austin. “We are thrilled to be a part of KLM’s route expansion and of the overall expansion of the Sky Team Alliance and their investment in our city, connecting Austin to new parts of the world.”

KLM will operate Airbus A330-300 flights between Austin and Schiphol 4 May, 2020 on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

In 2018, Greater Austin welcomed 28.9m visitors who contributed to US$8.7bn in economic impact and 129,600 jobs.

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