flag-carrier KLM is to invest more than €100 million ($128.4 million) over the
next two years in upgrading aircraft interiors.
investment will cover the installation of Recaro seats on KLM’s fleet of 18 Boeing 737-800/900s. The seats
taken out of these aircraft will be installed in 22 of the carrier’s Boeing
airline also plans to install Matsushita/Panasonic LCD screens onboard its
Boeing 747-400 fleet, while KLM Cityhopper’s
18 Fokker 100s, 21 Fokker 70s and 14 Fokker 50s will be “fully revamped” with
new interiors. The Fokker aircraft will also be repainted to match the livery
of the main KLM fleet.
investments will ensure that KLM’s
new product standard, which has already been introduced aboard our new Boeing
777s and Airbus A330s, will be further implemented, guaranteeing a consistent
product experience for our customers,” says KLM commercial executive VP Paul Gregorowitsch.