KLM Trust - Franchise

KLM Trust - Franchise
Category : Education Investment: Rs. 2 Lac - Rs. 5 Lac Nil

KLM Trust Franchise Educational segment- Conducting School-College-Hostel-Banquet hall

Sep 12, 1919

Queen Wilhelmina awarded KLM - yet to be founded - its "Royal" designation.


Oct 7, 1919

Dutch Royal Airlines for the Netherlands and its Colonies (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij voor Nederland en Koloniën - KLM) was founded.


Oct 21, 1919

The first KLM office opened on Heerengracht in The Hague.


May 17, 1920

KLM's first pilot, Jerry Shaw, flew from London to Schiphol in a leased De Havilland DH-16.


Apr 4, 1921

Following a winter hiatus, KLM resumed service with its own pilots and aircraft: the Fokker F-II and F-III.


May 9, 1921

KLM opened its first passenger office on Leidseplein in Amsterdam.


Oct 1, 1924

KLM initiated its first intercontinental flight, from Amsterdam to Batavia (Colonial Jakarta) in a Fokker F-VII.


Sep, 1929

KLM started regular, scheduled service between Amsterdam to Batavia. Until the outbreak of the Second World War, this was the world's longest-distance scheduled service.


Dec 1933

KLM flew Christmas and New Year's cards from Amsterdam to Batavia in a record time of just over four days in a Fokker F-XVIII Pelikaan. The mail arrived in time for Christmas.


Oct 1934

The Douglas DC-2 Uiver won a "handicap" race - a flight with passengers and cargo - from London to Melbourne.


Dec 1934

KLM made its first transatlantic flight, from Amsterdam to Curacao in a Fokker F-XVIII Snip.


Sep 1945

KLM resumed service following the Second World War, starting with domestic flights.


May 21, 1946

KLM initiated scheduled service between Amsterdam and New York using the Douglas DC-4 Rotterdam.


Nov 1, 1958

KLM opened its Amsterdam-Tokyo service, flying over the North Pole using the Douglas DC-7 Caraïbische Zee.


Mar 1960

The Jet Age began with the introduction of the Douglas DC-8.


Sep 12, 1966

NLM ("Netherlands Airlines") was founded. This was later renamed NLM Cityhopper.


Apr 1967

Schiphol Center went into service.


Feb 1971

The Wide-body Age began with the advent of the Boeing 747-206B.


Mar 1, 1971

KLM opened its headquarters in Amstelveen, south of Amsterdam.


Nov 1975

KLM added the Boeing 747-306B Combi to its fleet, an important milestone for KLM cargo transport.


Mar 1988

KLM took over NetherLines European Commuter service.


Jun 1989

KLM introduced the Boeing 747-400, the most advanced 747 of its time.


Jul 1989

KLM acquired a 20% interest in the US carrier Northwest Airlines, an important step toward the creation of a worldwide network.


Apr 1, 1991

KLM merged NLM Cityhopper and NetherLines to create KLM cityhopper.


Oct 1991

KLM increased its interest in charter carrier Transavia from 40% to 80%.


Dec 1991

KLM introduced Flying Dutchman, making it the first airline on the European continent to create a frequent flyer loyalty program.


Jan 1993

The US Department of Transportation granted KLM and Northwest Airlines antitrust immunity, allowing the two airlines to intensify their partnership.


Sep 1993

KLM and Northwest Airlines started operating all their flights between the US and Europe as part of a joint venture.


Nov 1993

For the first time in its history, KLM transported more than ten million passengers in a single year.


Mar 1994

KLM and Northwest Airlines introduce World Business Class, a new product on intercontinental flights.


Jul 1995

KLM introduced Boeing 767-300ER to service.


Jan 1996

KLM acquires 26% share in Kenya Airways.


Jan 1998

KLM and Malaysian Airlines System announce investigation into commercial cooperation.


Feb 1998

KLM-Northwest Airlines alliance honored with ‘Airline of the Year Award’ by influential US trade magazine Air Transport World.


Aug 1998

KLM repurchases all regular shares from the Dutch state. The state retains cumulative preference shares A and priority shares with a franchise in excess of 14%.


Nov 1, 1999

KLM founded AirCares, a communication and fundraising platform supporting worthy causes and focusing on underprivileged children around the world.


Dec 1999

KLM was the world's first airline to attain ISO 14001 certification for its Environmental Management System.


Spring 2002

KLM announced the first phase of a fleet renewal program for its intercontinental aircraft - three Boeing 747-400ER freighters and eight Boeing 777-200ERs to replace the Boeing 747-300s; two more Boeing 777-200ERs to replace two MD-11s. KLM placed an order with Airbus for six A330-200s. Upon completion of the program, KLM's fleet consisted solely of Boeing 747-400s, Boeing 777-200ERs, and Airbus A330-200s.


Oct 25, 2003

KLM's first Boeing 777-200R landed at Schiphol. The aircraft provides service to Cape Town, Nairobi, and New York.


May 5, 2004

The AIR FRANCE KLM Group was born. On this day Air France redeemed the conditions of its share bid, allowing for the merger between Air France and KLM. Seven months earlier, in September 2003, the airlines had decided to join forces.


Sep 2004

KLM, Northwest, and Continental join SkyTeam, an international alliance of airlines, of which Air France, Delta Air Lines, Alitalia, Korean Air, CSA Czech Airlines, and Aeromexico were already members.


Jun 2005

AIR FRANCE KLM introduced its new, combined, frequent flyer program, "Flying Blue". It was the first time in history that two European airlines had joined their loyalty programs - exclusive service packages targeting loyal customers.

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KLM Trust - Franchise Investment Details

Commenced Dates

Date Commenced Operations 2003
Date Commenced Franchising / Distribution 2003

Franchise Details


Area Investment Franchise/Brand Fee Royalty/Commission
Store Wise Rs. 2lac - 5lac    

Master / Multi Units

Area Investment Unit/Brand Fee Master/Brand Fee Royalty/Commission
City Wise Rs. 5lac - 10lac      

Expansion Locations

West Maharashtra
Union Territories  

Franchise Details (Optional)

Want to expand International, Nationwide
Exclusive territorial rights to a unit No
Performance guarantee to unit franchisee No
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KLM Trust - Franchise Training Details

Detailed operating manuals for franchisees No
Where is franchisee training provided?  
Is field assistance available for franchisee? No
Will someone from Head Office provides assistance to franchisee in opening the franchise? No
What IT systems do you presently have that will be included in the franchise? No

KLM Trust - Franchise Property Details

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KLM Trust - Franchise Other Details

Do you have a standard franchise agreement? No
How long is the franchise term for? Life time
Is the term renewable? No
KLM Trust - Franchise

KLM Trust - Franchise

Category : Education
Area Req :
Franchise Outlets : Nil
Investment: Rs. 2 Lac - Rs. 5 Lac

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