KLM Interinsulair Bedrijf
|Founded||1 August 1947|
|Ceased operations||28 December 1949|
|Destinations||Domestic, Singapore, British Malaya and Philippines|
|Headquarters||Java, Dutch East Indies|
It was founded on 1 August 1947 as a KLM subsidiary (due to the dissolution of KNILM), and all of the aircraft in KNILM fleet were later transferred to KLM-IIB. They also received 20 Dakota aircraft, previously operated by KNIL.
Based in Java, their destinations consisted of domestic routes (within Indonesia) and also international routes (such as Singapore, British Malaya, and Philippines), operated by several Dakotas and 9 Consolidated PBY Catalina amphibious aircraft.
Nationalization by Indonesian government
On 28 December 1949, KLM-IIB was nationalized by the Indonesian Government, as agreed by both the Indonesian and Dutch governments during the 1949 Dutch-Indonesian Round Table Conference. Upon the nationalization, the airline was renamed as Garuda Indonesian Airways, and it remains to this day.
- Gerard Casius and Thijs Postma, 40 jaar luchtvaart in Indië (Alkmaar, 1986)