Last ‘Ladies Flight’ on 747 @ Shanghai

A very special ‘747 ladies flight’to Shanghai. In order of our Dutch Government KLM was asked to fly to Shanghai for important medical cargo. Right now there is a special cargo bridge between Amsterdam and China. There are 5 weekly flights. AMS-ICN-PEK  (2x) and AMS-ICN-PVG (3x) The first PVG-Shanghai flight was operated at 23rd of March. And it was a female crew operating KL895. Captain Sibbelien de Laere,First Officer’s Helen Hüpscher-Bakker and Sabine den Hollander,Second Officer Ilana Iskander. Flight KL895 was loaded at stand F6 and pushed by KLM ATD Aircraft Towing Department……….driver Lennard Belt making his first pushback of […]
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First Repatriationflight PBM // KL714 @ Cpt Eric Akker // FO Sabine den Hollander

Captain Eric Akker,First Officer Sabine den Hollander and crew where grounded at PBM for some days after a lockdown at Surinams airspace. Tuesday the 17th of March they did fly back to Amsterdam as the first repatriationflight from PBM to AMS. With a delay they arrived at 9.36am and came final for RWY18R. Captain Eric made his last 747 flight,although he expected to operate the 747 one more time. Sabine did’nt know she would be a lucky one , invited for the ‘KLM 747 Ladies Flight’ heading to PVG-Shanghai. One week later they should fly to PVG to pickup 27 […]
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