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KLM Ashes airline policy

Carrying Ashes on a KLM flight: Airline Policy

If you are carrying cremated remains / ashes on a KLM airline then you should be aware that this is there policy:

An urn can be taken as part of hand baggage, or as check-in baggage.

• The urn’s crematorium certificate must be brought and be shown during security check, so the urn will not be opened.
• If taken as part of hand baggage, the urn can measure max. 55 x 25 x 35 cm / 21.5 x 10 x 13.5 in (l x b x h).
• The urn cannot be made of metal (ie: x-rayable, so wood etc is OK)
• The urn must be sealed and wrapped in such a way that other passengers cannot identify it as an urn.
• To request transportation of an urn, please contact the KLM Customer Contact Centre (+44 20 7660 0293) , quoting your booking code, so they will put a note against your file for check-in use etc

 KLM ashes policy

2 thoughts on “Carrying Ashes on a KLM flight: Airline Policy

  1. Reply
    Florencia D. Castillo - 15th June 2022

    Good day everyone! How and whre will i claim the urn of my deceased
    Sister. What arec the requirements in claiming. In which terminal should i go?

    1. Reply
      Richard Martin - 22nd June 2022

      I am sorry Florencia, I afraid I don’t know. Sorry.

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