Dutch King Willem-Alexander has revealed he flies twice a month as co-pilot on Government and KLM Cityhopper flights- and has being doing so for 21 years.
He says he is ‘rarely recognised in the KLM uniform and cap’, but some passengers recognise his voice. He dosen’t give his name, instead opting just to 'welcome passengers onboard on behalf of the cabin crew and captain. Crafty.
One problem is that KLM are now retiring the Fokker 70 aircraft- so he is retraining on the 737s. He is enthusiastic about having ‘more passengers and greater distances’