Djamilla Bogaard

I’ve been proudly serving the blue crown since 2001. In 2010, I was asked to help set up KLM’s Social Media department. And I’ve been working there ever since. I’d like to take you behind the scenes to show you just how great my job is. Enjoy! – Follow me on Twitter: @djaam

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De-ice Ice Baby

It’s still freezing outside, which means our aircraft need to be de-iced. It’s during days like these that the ladies and gentlemen of KLM De-Icing do everything they can to make sure your plane is ready for departure. Allow me to explain what their work entails. Maybe you’ve been aboard a plane, just before take-off, when it is suddenly surrounded by boom lifts that start spraying the aircraft with powerful jets of fluid. Was the whole aircraft shrouded in a vapour cloud, making you wonder what was going on? Well, that was de-icing. These photos confirm that de-icing can be pretty…