Last Flight of Cabin Attendant Wendy de Boer @ KLM

Wendy’s passsion took over…………….. It was one of the hardest decisions she ever had to take, but after 20 years of being a flight attendant for KLM, Wendy resigned her fantastic job. It turned out to be impossible to combine her great passion for photography and film and the precious project “Shoot with a local” with her intensive irregular life as a ‘sky angel’ And so I filmed her very last departure and arrival on Amsterdam Aiport. Wendy’s last flight was to Xiamen and back Amsterdam. Flight KL883-KL884, was operated by captain Huub van Loon, First Officer Lex van Uitert […]
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Last Flight of Captain Ronald van Eijk @ KLM

Captain Ronald made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Ending his enormous flightcareer with a retourflight to Boston. Together with Senior Purser Lieke de Ruijter and First Officer Bert Franke ,and ofcourse the other crewmembers, they did fly back home to Amsterdam Airport. Flight KL618-Heavy landing on runway 36 Center , Zwanenburgbaan , with a smooth wingroll on final and final stand on VOP Fox 3. This flight is operated with the A330-300 registrated as PH-AKF . Watch the video by clicking on next Youtubelink <<<>>>Last Flight of Captain Ronald van Eijk   Videostills…………
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Last Flight of Senior Purser Wilma Hillen @ KLM

Wilma made her very last flight due to an early retirement at KLM Flight KL875 heading to BKK- Bangkok,operated with the B777-300ER reg PH-BVS, on a runway 24 departure. Kaagbaan. Backflight KL876 got operated with the PH-BVG on a runway 36R landing. Aalsmeerbaan. Flight to BKK with Captain Jonka Dikkers, First Officer MT. Schafer en Second Officer PM Willemsen Backflight with Captain Robert-Jan van Blijenburgh, First Officer and PF Joost Roeper and Second Officer Jurriaan. Senior Purser Wilma got assisted by CA Rimalda Bent. Watch the video by clicking on next Youtube link <<<>>> Last Flight of Senior Purser WIlma […]
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Last Flight of Captain B747 Bert Busscher @ KLM

Captain Bert made his last flight,together with his wife Else, due to retirement at KLM. After 36 years of duty and almost 19,000 flight hours he landed for the very last time on runway 06. Flight KL888 with the famous callsign ‘KLM ‘Triple Eight’ was operated by the B747-Combi with registration PH-BFS. Bert got assisted in cockpit by First Officer Emiel Hartemink and Second Officer Martijn Braspenning. The cabin was coached by Senior Purser Ruud Schoonheijt and Purser Koos Hilt. A wonderful last landing during the golden hour of sunset on Amsterdam Airport…………. Watch the video by clicking on next […]
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Last Flight of Senior Purser Roy van Weely @ KLM

Senior Purser Roy van Weely made his last flight due to his retirement at KLM. Flight KL735 , callsign KL137-Heavy, operated with the B747 PH-BFN. Stand Echo24 with a superb runway 09 departure. Backflight KL736 ,operated with the B747 PH-BFH, with a smooth landing in the early morning on runway 18R. Both flights with captains Hans Hollink and Jeff Robertson, second officer Paul Reijnen on the flightdeck. And on cabin with senior purser Henk Jan Nieuwenweg with his wife purser Anne Marie Schenkelaars.   Watch the video by clicking on next Youtube link <<<>>> Last flight of Senior Purser Roy […]
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Last Flight of Senior Purser Hans Bisterbosch @ KLM

Senior Purser Hans made his last flight after almost 40 years of duty by KLM. His last landing,coming from Muscat-Damman, with flight KL422. Landing on runway 18R around the clock of 7am with a A330-200 with reg. PH-AON This flight was supported by BC Marcel Polmann, Captain Waller,First Officer Holleman and Second Officer Broekman Watch the video by clicking on next Youtube Link<<<>>> Last Flight of Senior Purser Hans Bisterbosch Videostills……..  
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First Flight <<>> First Officer Patrick van Rutten – Emirates

First officer Patrick is pilot for about 10 yrs and since two years with Emirates. This was the very first time sheduled for Amsterdam. A remarkable happening in his career. Flight EK145,operated with the A6-END, landing at runway 18 C ‘Zwanenburgbaan’ in the early morning. Flight EK146, operated with the A6-EGS, finally departed at runway 24. First runway 18L was planned. But after a delay caused by the groundhandler they got a re-clearance.   Video by Youtube link >>>>> First Flight <<>> First Officer Patrick van Rutten – Emirates    Videostills……………..
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Last ‘Triple Flight’ Cathay Pacific to AMS @ FO Stephane – Cpt Marcel

Cathay Pacific did operate her last flight to Amsterdam Airport with a B777-300. At the first of December 2018 they will use a brand new A350-1000 flying to Amsterdam and back to Hong Kong. As personal good friends, Dutch Captain Marcel Sipma and Dutch First Officer Stéphane Fasbender operated their Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER (B-KQA) to Schiphol Amsterdam Airport on November 30th of  2018. Arrival runway was runway 18R (Polderbaan) with Stephane at the controls (PF-Pilot Flying) delivering the smoothest of landings for this CX271.  And it was a memorable one…………… Watch the video by clicking next link >>>>> Last ‘Triple […]
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Last commercial flight of PH-BFB ‘City of Bangkok’ – KLM B747-400

The PH-BFB ,a Boeing 747-400 of KLM , made her very last commercial flight due to phasing out. This 747 was the oldest one in world in active service at the moment. The PH-BFB got delivered to KLM in 1989 and did fly 134.000 hrs,carried millions of passengers. And that means this Queen of the Sky made about 36.000 takeoff’s and landings.   Her last flight was to LAX-Los Angeles and back to Amsterdam. KL601-KL602. Sunday the 25th of November she departed at runway 36L for her last takeoff at Amsterdam Airport. Her nose left the runway at 10.35LT. Today,monday […]
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Bokito-23-Heavy @ KLM B747 Flightcrew Simulator

Invited by the KLM 747 Unit with Chief-Pilot Paul van de Ven for an incredible experience. Because of my passion and all the filmwork with 747 retirementflights……………………. Flying the B747 with registration PH-BFX……………………the original flight simulator. Flight Crew Trainingscenter of KLM next to the OCC (Operations Control Center)   This was really awesome. Feeling everything the pilots feel and experience at a real B747. Together with Kees Geervliet of KLM Flightsupport and coached/trained by Paul. All gratitude for experiencing this………….   We went airborne with a runway 24 departure direction to the south-west. Gettting the feeling and connectionwith the B747. […]
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Dutch Pilot’s Flight @ Cathay Pacific

As personal good friends, Dutch Captain Marcel Sipma and Dutch First Officer Stéphane Fasbender operated their Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER (B-KQF) to Schiphol Amsterdam Airport on August 27th 2018. Arrival runway was runway 18R (Polderbaan) with Marcel at the controls, delivering the smoothest of landings for this CX271. Next day the same crew departs as CX270 (B-KQA) back to Hong Kong International Airport. The take off is performed by Stéphane from runway 24 on a Spijkerboor 3K departure. Special note: Stéphane’s wife Hanneke and daughter Elise were on this flight as passengers, making it a flight to be remembered!   […]
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Incredible Lightning Strike KLM B777-300

The PH-BVS got a ‘lightning Strike’ on departure. Perfectly seen how an airplane deals with these powers of mother nature. Flight KL743 was heading for Lima and able to continue the flight. Videolink>>>>>
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Last flight of Captain Frans Besteman @ KLM B747

Captain Frans Besteman made his very last flight due to retirement at KLM. His last flight was to JFK New York and back. Flight KL643 and KL644 got operated by the PH-BFV and PH-BFF. The last start and landing was at the same runway,Aalsmeerbaan. Runway 18L at takeoff and 36R at landing. Watch the video by clicking at next link  >>>>>Last flight of Captain Frans Besteman
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First Officer Emirates A380 Marvin Harmsen @ Runway 18C AMS

FO Marvin Harmsen did land the A380 for the very first time at Amsterdam Airport. (his homebase) Flight EK149 got operated by the A6-EDl and landed at runway 18C at 19.55pm the 2nd of March 2017 Watch the video by clicking at next link>>>>>First Officer Emirates A380 Marvin Harmsen
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FO John Bremmers @ KL686 – PH-BFW

First Officer John Bremmers landing at a full wet runway. Runway 18R Flight KL686 , MEX-AMS, got operated by the beautiful B747 with registration PH-BFW. And together with Captain Robbert Hakkert and Second Officer Alex keur. Watch the video >>>>>FO John Bremmers @ KL686
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Runway 27 at Short Final

Approach and landings at runway 27 at a different angle than usual. KLM B747/789/737/Fokker 70. China Southern B777F. Yangtze River B747F and Kenya Airways B787………. Take a look at this . Watch the video by clicking at next link>>>>>Runway 27 at Short Final
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‘Orange Pride’ @ KLM – PH-BVA

KLM painted her Boeing 777-300. The PH-BVA got a fantastic colour combined with the original blue. After a process of 5 days for the painting the aircraft had a test flight for some hours. The same day the PH-BVA departed for a routine flight to Chengdu. At 21.40 she departed at runway 24 with a spijkerboor-departure. Watch the video by clicking next link>>>>>‘Orange Pride’ @ KLM – PH-BVA
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KLM B747 Cpt Bas van Leeuwen @ KL685

Bas was heading for Mexico City. Departure at 14.47 with great weatherconditions. KL685 got operated by the PH-BFK Watch video>>>>>KLM B747 Captain Bas van Leeuwen
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‘Wheely’ KLM B747 @ PH-BFV

The PH-BFV ,KL24 arriving from Houston, made a nice wheely at runway 18R.
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Last flight of ‘MD11F – PH-MCW’ @ MartinairCargo

The PH-MCW,’Martin Schröder’, departing for her very last flight. Commercial flight to Miami and final destination at Mojave. Flight MP6061 departed at 15.28pm at runway 24. The PH-MCP did leave us yesterday. Just two MD11F’s are left at MartinairCargo. Watch video>>>>>Last flight ‘PH-MCW’ MD11F
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Spray takeoff KLM B747 @ Froukje Dinkla

Froukje departed for Toronto during wet conditions. Flight KL691 got operated by the PH-BFB Watch video>>>>>click next link >>>>> Spray takeoff KLM B747 @ Froukje Dinkla
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Spray takeoff KL871 @ KLM B747 Cpt Eelco Niemeyer

First capturing of friend captain Eelco Niemeyer at the runway. Flight KL871, Amsterdam to Delhi, got operated by the PH-BFA. Departure at 14.15pm , runway 36L ‘Polderbaan’ Video>>>>>click link>>>>>PH-BFA @ Captain Eelco Niemeyer  
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AirBridgeCargo B747F @ Golden Hour

AirBridgeCargo, a daily visitor at Amsterdam Airport, landed during the golden hour in the afternoon. Landing at runway 27 with a beautiful spray. AirBridgeCargo B747F @ Golden Hour
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Storm at Schiphol Airport @ RW22

Yesterday we did have a huge storm with windforce 8 till 9 direction South-West. Causing many planes to land at the shortest runway. Runway 22 at Schiphol East.
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Last flight Malaysia Airlines at Amsterdam

Malaysia Airlines did have her very last flight at Amsterdam. Flight MH19 AMS-KUL got operated by the 9MMRL , a Boeing 777-200. Due to their circumstances they had to cancel their daily flight to Amsterdam Airport. Watch video>>>>> Last flight Malaysia Airlines at Amsterdam
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