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 Rick Dreshler @ KLM

Captain Rick made his last flight,due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL501-502,heading to Mauritius ,was his final destination and back to Amsterdam. Flight KL501, runway 24 departure,got operated with the B789 ‘Dreamnliner’ with reg PH-BHF. Flight KL502 was first planned with a runway 18C landing. But due to problems at the Zwanenburgbaan they asked for a divertion to runway 22 ‘Oostbaan’. This flight Rick got supported by first officer Remy Maduro, second officer Tim de Bruin and Senior Purser Pieter Oostrom. Youtube Videolink >>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIr7oWFLKag&feature=youtu.be
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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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Last Flight of Captain Gert Meijer @ KLM

Captain Gert did have his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Together with Captain Wybe Herder,and operated by the A330’s with regs PH-AKF and PH-AKB. Flight KL641-642 to JFK and back Amsterdam Videostills……….
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Last Flight of KLM Captain Jeroen van Breukelen

Captain Jeroen made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. As Captain B747 he was,together with First Officer Martin Sievers,heading for Los Angeles and back Amsterdam. Runway 36L-18R , Polderbaan, for departure ánd landing. Flight KL601-602 AMS-LAX-AMS got operated by the B747’s PH-BFH and PH-BFB. Videolink >>>>>click at next link>>>>> Last Flight of Captain KLM B747 Jeroen van Breukelen
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Last flight of Captain Victor Telkamp @ KLM

Captain Victor Telkamp made his final flight as Captain A330 due to retirement at KLM. Fact is that Victor will keep joining KLM as instructor. Together with first officer Peter de Bruin,second officer Jeroen Lievaart and sr purser Carla van de Kieft he had chosen for Curacao as final retour flight. KL733 ,AMS-CUR, operated by the A330-200 with reg PH-AOB was a runway 24 departure. Backflight KL789,operated by another A330-200 with reg PH-AON, was a runway 18R approach in the early morning about 7.55am.   Click at next videolink to watch>>>>>Last flight of KLM Captain Victor Telkamp Videostills……
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Last flight of Captain Jan Kees Wilbrink @ KLM

Captain Jan Kees Wilbrink made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL735-736 heading for Curacao and back to Amsterdam. Together with First Officer Cees Vriezen. A runway 24 departure with a one hour delay. Caused by a aircraft change by PH-BFN to PH-BFL. A phenomenal ‘last flight departure’ with a huge cloudburst. Backflight with the PH-BFY,landing at runway 18R with a strong crosswind landing. Windshear at short final.   Videolink>>>>>Last Flight of Captain Jan Cees Wilbrink @ KLM  
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Last flight as Captain KLM B747 @ KL685-686

Captain Floris made his final flight as Captain B747. When returning he will be get trained for Captain B777-789. Flight KL685-686 to Mexico City with First Officer Kelly Stoffels got operated by the PH-BFT and PH-BFI. Takeoff and landing were both at same runway. 36L for departure and 18R for landing.   Watch the video by clicking next videolink >>>>> Last flight as Captain KLM B747
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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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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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Last flight of Captain Rien Bastiaanse @ KLM B777

Captain Rien did have his retirementsflight at KLM. His final trip was to Capetown and back to Amsterdam. Together with FO Bas Seijffert and SO Michiel Breukelman . Flight KL597-598 , callsign 393-394, got operated by the PH-BQE and PH-BQH. Starting at gate F4 to runway 18L for final takeoff at SPL and his last landing at runway 18R heading for gate E20 as final destination. Watching the video by clicking next link>>>>>Last flight of Captain Rien Bastiaanse
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Last Flight of Captain Wil Janssen @ KLM B777

Captain Wil had his final flight of a career at KLM. With his wife (cabin attendant) Janine , First Officer Bas Seijffert,Second Officer Brendan Strijker, SO Matthijs Bouwmans  and a fantastic crew he had a wonderful trip at Kuala Lumpur. Flight KL809-810 got operated by the B772 PH-BQN and the B773 PH-BVK. Watch the video bij click at next link>>>>>Last Flight of KLm Captain Wil Janssen
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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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Last flight of Jan Maasdam @ Captain KLM B777

Jan did have his last flight due to his retirement at KLM. After a long career he choose for Capetown as his final trip. Together with First Officer Hans Plesman and Second Officer André van den Berg they departed at runway 18L ,Aalsmeerbaan, with callsign KL393. Flight KL597 got operated by the PH-BQE. The returnflight KL598,with callsign KL394,got operated by the PH-BQI. Jan’s last landing as Captain B777 was at runway 06,the ‘Kaagbaan’. Watch video by clicking at the next link>>>>>Last flight of Captain Jan Maasdam
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Last flight of Captain Remco Emanuel

The captain did have his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL597-598 to Capetown with callsigns KL393-394. This flight got operated by the PH-BQD and PH-BQG. Assisted by FO Hans Plesman and SO Vincent Aupers. Watch the video>>>>>Last flight of Captain Remco Emanuel
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Last flight of Ron Engels @ Cpt KLM B777

Ron had his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Ron did choose his own crew and final trip to Capetown. Flight KL597-598 got operated by the PH-BQA and PH-BQP. Last flight of Ron Engels
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Last flight of Bert Hilmann

Bert did have his last flight at KLM. Bert was captain B737 and end his career with a flight to Lisbon.
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Last flight of Bas Grootenhuis

Bas ended his career at KLM as Captain B777. Flight KL597-598 to Capetown was his last trip. This flight got operated by the PH-BQB and the PH-BQH. Bas started his career as flight officer at the Royal Netherlans Airforce in 1979. In 1989 FO at the Fokker F27 Friendship. Than FO at the B737 and later also Captain. December 2006 he changed to long haul flights,ICA. Captain at the Airbus, A330. Finally he took the step to the Boeing 777 in September 2011. Watch video > click next link ;   Last flight of Bas Grootenhuis @ KLM    
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KLM B747 Cpt Peter Dekker @ Shanghai

Captain Peter is approaching his retirement at KLM. This is flight KL895-896 to Shanghai. Operated by the PH-BFF and PH-BFW. Departure at runway 36L and landing at runway06. Just another 3 flights to go.
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Penultimate Flight of Froukje at the KLM MD11

First Officer Froukje was thinking about flying her last flight at the MD11. Together with Captain Ad Ooievaar she did fly to Montreal and back. Flight KL671 got operated with the PH-KCE. And the backflight got operated with the PH-KCB. Once Froukje got back she got surprised with the opportunity to fly again. The last outbound to Montreal. Penultimate Flight of Froukje at the KLM MD11
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