Working as a baggage handler at KLM

Great colleagues, discounted flights and a five-year contract at KLM. Just a few of the benefits of working at KLM as a baggage handler. Are you curious about aviation and do you like to be hands on? Then apply now, and come and work at KLM!

I want to work 32 hours or more

For a 5-year permanent contract at KLM, you must be available for at least 32 hours a week.

Contract at KLM

✔ You get a 5-year contract
✔ We'll help you decide what you do next
✔ Besides the 'normal' salary, you get good extras like shift bonus
✔ 25 holidays + 7 extra days off


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I want to work less than 32 hours

Would you like to work less? No problem! Then you can work for us through one of the temporary employment agencies.

Flexible hours

✔ Specify when and how often you can work
✔ Work with a great team
✔ Great opportunity to gain work experience
✔ Get to know KLM and aviation


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Your checklist

For this job, you need to be physically fit and a real team player. You can work 32, 36 or 40 hours. What do you think, are you a good match?

  • I have driving licence B (passenger car)
  • I stay calm, even when it's busy
  • I write and speak Dutch, and understand English

This comes with the 5-year contract

If you have no work experience at KLM yet, the gross basic salary is €2,412.36. Including the average shift allowance, this comes to €2,986.39 *per month.

There are also other allowances on an annual basis, such as a thirteenth month (December), holiday pay (in May), and a personal sustainable employability budget (in January). These allowances total an average of €6,038.78 per year.

Should you leave after five years, your gross basic salary including average shift allowance is €3,266.83* per month and the other allowances amount to an average of €6,677.94 per year.

*No rights can be derived from this. Indication is based on current rosters.

Furthermore, you get:

  • An excellent pension scheme
  • Substantial discount on airfare (when you have been employed for at least 6 months)
  • A travel allowance of 19 cents per kilometre