KLM Royal Dutch Airline has taken delivery of the last Boeing 737-800NG aircraft to come off the production line for a commercial airline.
The brand new aircraft which is KLM's thirty first Boeing 737-800NG, arrived the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 19 December, directly from the Boeing factory in Seattle.
The sustainable aircraft with registration PH-BCL bears the name "Red-crested Pochard". All KLM 737 aircraft are named after birds.
KLM latest four new NGs feature a completely new interior with larger luggage bins, modern LED lighting, new seats with adjustable headrest for extra comfort and USB power with every seat.
With the arrival of Red-crested Pochard, KLM now has 52 Boeing 737s in its fleet including sixteen 737-700’s, thirty one 737-800s and five 737-900’s.
The Boeing 737 Next Generation family was launched in 1993, succeed the original Boeing 737. It entered service with SAS Scandinavian Airlines in 1997. Since then, over 7,000 Boeing 737NG have been delivered to customers worldwide.