Amsterdam - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has taken possession of its 12th Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, called Orchid.
On March 30, the Dutch national airline received its 12th 787-9 at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. Like the other Dreamliners in the fleet, the 787-9 was christened by the name of a flower, this time "Orchid."
The aircraft registered PH-BHO is configured to accommodate 30 passengers in Business class, 48 in Premium and 216 in Economy. All passengers have access to Wi-Fi in flight. It is the second Dreamliner delivered since the beginning of the year to KLM.
The company continues to invest in the renewal of its fleet to meet the needs and wishes of its customers. The 13th and the last Dreamliner is expected in August this year.
The SkyTeam alliance company recalls that all its Dreamliners are named after flowers or plants, such as Sunflower, Carnation, Dahlia, Marguerite or Lavender. Deliveries of the eight 787-10 ordered should begin in 2019.