KLM continues flights to Bonaire with the exemption of double testing protocols.
Recently it was announced that KLM might cease intercontinental flights due to the newly introduced double testing protocol for passengers and/or flight crews originating from high-risk locations. This decision was based upon an announcement by the Netherlands earlier this week that travelers from high-risk countries who want to come to the country must also take an antigen test in addition to the PCR test. According to the airline, it was, in practice, impossible to get the flight crew to meet the new travel conditions of an antigen test.
Bonaire is now exempted from this condition when flying into the European Netherlands. No PCR or antigen testing is required when departing from Bonaire to Amsterdam.
However, since Bonaire is a low-risk country for the Netherlands, it has been exempted from this requirement. Thus, travelers flying from Bonaire to the Netherlands do not need to do a PCR test or an antigen test.
KLM will continue to fly to Bonaire, Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten according to schedule, according to Regional Manager Cees Ursem.