KLM’s New Boeing 787 Dreamliner Debuts in North America
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner made its inaugural flight on May 4, 2016 between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). This is KLM’s first Dreamliner out of the US, featuring lower fuel consumption, Wi-Fi for all passengers, a new cutting edge inflight entertainment system, and new World Business Class (WBC), Economy Comfort and Economy Class cabins, designed by Dutch designer, Hella Jongerius.
KLM held a ribbon cutting before passengers boarded the Dreamliner in San Francisco.
“We are excited to inaugurate KLM’s first North American Dreamliner in San Francisco to support growing West Coast demand for the company’s exceptional in-flight service.” remarked Eric Caron, General Manager, Air France-KLM USA. “The KLM Boeing 787 Dreamliner reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to using great design to optimize comfort in faster, more fuel-efficient planes. Combined with KLM’s leading customer service, the latest cabins offer a new standard of comfort in air travel for passengers in every class.”
The Dreamliner will service twice weekly through the summer season. Below is its flight schedule between SFO and AMS airports.
Flight schedule – Twice Weekly
- KL610: Departs San Francisco-SFO at 4:45 p.m., arrives at Amsterdam-AMS at 12:15 p.m. the following day;
- KL609: Departs Amsterdam Airport Schiphol-AMS at 12:40 p.m., arrives at San Francisco-SFO at 2:45 p.m.
*Wednesdays and Sundays
Unboxing of the new KLM Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Learn all about KLM’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliner here.