SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2008 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 777-300ER (Extended Range). The airplane joins KLM's fleet of 15 Boeing 777-200ERs when it arrives at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Wednesday, Feb. 13.
The fuel-efficient 777-300ER is the world's largest long-range twin-engine airplane. In KLM's configuration, the airplane is capable of carrying 425 passengers in a two-class configuration with a maximum range of 14,685 kilometers (7,930 nautical miles) at a cruising speed of 0.84 Mach.
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