(Video) Touchdown: Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner KLM in Amsterdam

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On 14 November 2015, KLM celebrated the delivery of the first Boeing 787-9 (PH-BHC) Dreamliner from the fleet. On the morning of November 14, at 07:16, the aircraft landed in Amsterdam. He operated the KL7879 delivery flight on the route Everett (PAE) - Amsterdam (AMS). It flew at an average altitude of 12500 meters, with a maximum speed of 520KTS (960km / h).

The arrival of our first Boeing 787 Dreamliner!

The arrival of our first Boeing 787 Dreamliner!

Posted by KLM on Tuesday, November 17, 2015

This aircraft was purchased through the leasing company AerCap. In the coming years, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will play an important role in the evolution of the Dutch company.

INFO: About Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner KLM

In addition to this delivery, the Air France-KLM group also has 19 787-9 and 6 787-10 aircraft in order, and 12 will be leased through AerCap, according to Boeing. The first Boeing 787-9 KLM will debut on the route Amsterdam - Abu Dhabi - Bahrain, from 23 November to 2015. Prior to the first commercial flights, the 787-9 KLM aircraft will also operate 3 demonstration flights across the Netherlands.

Boeing 787-9 complements the 787 Dreamliner aircraft family. It is 6 meters longer compared to the 787-8, which makes it even more roomy with up to 20%, retaining the same performance as a Dreamliner. It is equipped with efficient engines, which reduce fuel consumption by at least 20%, but also the noise level by up to 40%.

(PHOTO: OA Lammers / airplane-pictures.net)

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