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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines: pioneers of business class travel how can they retain the initiative? by Jayne E. Barwell

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij.

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Thesis (B.A. Leisure Management) - Thames Valley University, 1994.

Statementby Jayne E. Barwell.
ContributionsThames Valley University.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21435879M

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  Ever since the s, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has given away Delft Blue miniature houses to its business class passengers. These replicas of real monuments are considered worldwide to be iconic of the Netherlands. A beautifull book, written by Mark Zegeling (48) has now been published about Author: Mark Zegeling.   Ever since the s, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has given away Delft Blue miniature houses to its business class passengers. These replicas of real monuments are considered worldwide to be iconic of the Netherlands. Little Kingdom by the Sea offers readers an exclusive peek into the lives of the people who have lived in the houses upon which the KLM collection is based; portraits of pioneers, bold adventurers and other colourful figures (like Anne Frank, Rembrandt and secret service spy Mata Hari) who made their mark on Dutch history/5(21).   In an incredible aviation milestone, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines—the world’s oldest international airline still operating under its original name—has celebrated its th anniversary. Everyone at The Travel Authority Group wishes them a very happy birthday and many happy returns. “The fact that we are celebrating our th anniversary is not just testimony to a .