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Boeing 747-400 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-BFB Named: Bangkok Type: 747-406 Engines: 4 × GE CF6-80C2B1 Serial Number: 24000 First flight: May 23, 1989
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM is headquartered in Amstelveen, with its hub at nearby Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. KLM was founded in 1919, it is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. It is a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. On March 6, 1967, KLM ordered the 747 as its first Boeing aircraft, which marked the beginning of its use of widebody aircrafts. To negotiate for lower unit prices and form a maintenance pool for its 747 fleet, KLM formed the KSS maintenance consortium in 1969 with Scandinavian Airlines and Swissair. The Boeing 747-400 was introduced into KLM's fleet in June 1989.