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KLM to allow passengers to order their meals 45 days in advance

KLM to allow passengers to order their meals 45 days in advance

KLM passengers traveling in World Business Class can now order their main course up to 45 days before departure.

The flag carrier of the Netherlands has launched the brand new scheme following a testing phase last summer and it runs across 80 percent of its services intercontinental destinations departing from Amsterdam, including flights to various destinations in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, and the Caribbean.

The company said: "Since the testing phase last summer, over 10,000 Business Class passengers have already ordered their meals in advance of their flight. Due to its success, the service is being expanded further.

"The service is currently available on 80% of KLM’s intercontinental destinations departing from Amsterdam, including flights to various destinations in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, and the Caribbean. Since the testing phase last summer, over 10,000 Business Class passengers have already ordered their meals in advance of their flight. Due to its success, the service is being expanded further."

It comes just weeks after it was revealed that the company y are utilisng AI to combat the issue of food waste.

Marjan Rintel, CEO KLM, said: "Investments in digital technology are a priority for KLM. The application of artificial intelligence contributes enormously to improving our flight operations and making them more sustainable. Combatting food waste is a good example of this, resulting in tens of thousands fewer meals being wasted on our flights each year".

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