Boeing 787-9 KLM and the first announced destinations

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) has opened reservations for the first flight to be operated with the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. It will be held on 25 October 2015, on the Amsterdam - Bahrain route via Abu Dhabi. Then KLM will also introduce B787 to destinations: Cairo, Egypt, Quito and Guayaquil in Ecuador and Xiamen, China.

From 25 October to 2015: Amsterdam - Abu Dhabi - Bahrain - 1 flight per day, will replace Boeing 777-200ER aircraft;
Flight schedule Amsterdam - Abu Dhabi - Bahrain:

KL0437: AMS 10: 40 - 21: 20 BAH
KL0438: BAH 22: 30 - 06: 05 AMS

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On this route, KLM competes with Emirates Airlines, Egyptair, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.

From 30 November to 2015: Amsterdam - Cairo - 2 from 4 weekly flights, departing from Amsterdam on Mondays and Fridays, replacing Boeing 777-200ER aircraft;

Flight schedule Amsterdam - Cairo:

KL0553: AMS 22: 55 - 02: 15 CAI
KL0554: CAI 04: 05 - 07: 50 AMS

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On this route, KLM competes with EgyptAir.

From 2 December to 2015: Amsterdam - Quito - Guayaquil - Amsterdam - 2 from 7 weekly flights, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, replacing Boeing 777-200ER aircraft;
From 3 December to 2015: Amsterdam - Xiamen - 2 weekly flights, replacing Boeing 777-200ER aircraft;
From 2 March 2016: Amsterdam - Hangzhou - 2 fly weekly, replacing Boeing 777-200ER aircraft.

KLM has configured Boeing 787-9 aircraft in 3 classes and with a total of 294 seats: 30 seats in Business class, 48 seats in Premium Economiy and 216 seats in Economy class. Delivery schedule for Boeing 787-9 KLM aircraft: 2015 (2), 2016 (9), 2017 (5), 2018 (2), 2021 (1), 2023 (2), 2024 (1).

(Cover photo: Twitter / Boeing 787 Fans; info: air-journal.fr / airlineroute.net)

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