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KLM Cargo (KL) - Airline Requirements

KLM Cargo (KL)

Phone: 800-556-9000

618 S. Access Rd.
Chicago, IL 60666


  • Human remains must be contained in a soldered inner coffin of lead or zinc which the latter may again be packed for protection against damage in a case or may be covered by canvas or tarpaulin so that nature of the contents is not apparent
  • Strong handles must be bolted to the exterior sides of the outer case of the coffin
  • Shipment is subject to advance confirmation of reservations with death certificate
  • Cremated remains are hand carried onboard by the captain and will be accepted on any aircraft without advance arrangements
  • The remains must be shipped in funeral urns which are sufficiently protected against breakage by cushioned packaging.
  • KLM does not accept human remain shipments in used airtrays.

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