Dutch King reveals he secretly piloted KLM passenger flights for 21 years

(CNN)They do not call KLM “Royal Dutch Airlines” for absolutely nothing.

King Willem-Alexander, ruling queen of the Netherlands, exposed in an interview with Dutch paper De Telegraaf that he ‘d routinely flown flights for a subsidiary of the Dutch flag provider for over 20 years.
Calling the part-time function a “pastime,” the King states that he ‘d required to the cockpit as a co-pilot of KLM Cityhopper– the airline company’s short-haul provider– flights for over 21 years.