EHAM06
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Is KLM Going To Get B777 And A330

Mon Oct 29, 2001 4:27 am

In some magazine i read that KLM is going to retire the B767 and MD-11. But in some I dont. Can somebody tell me the correct answer.
 
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RE: Is KLM Going To Get B777 And A330

Mon Oct 29, 2001 4:54 am

First KLM will replace the 742. They are to be replaced by either the 330 or the 777. Not both of them. In time the MD-11 and the 767 wil be replaced by the same type. When that wil happen is as far as I know unknown. Maybe in 5 years, maybe in 10 years maybe later. Your guess is as good as mine.
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RE: Is KLM Going To Get B777 And A330

Mon Oct 29, 2001 6:21 am

I say KLM goes for the GE90 powered 777-200ER or 300ER to replace their GE CF6 powered 767s & MD-11s being that they are a major Boeing customer.
 
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RE: Is KLM Going To Get B777 And A330

Mon Oct 29, 2001 6:22 am

they were unhappy with the a310's so they should go for the 7's!
 
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RE: Is KLM Going To Get B777 And A330

Mon Oct 29, 2001 6:23 am

Why does this always come up? check the forum histry, this topic has been discussed at least 8 times already in the fast few months. And also KLM is not going to retire or aqquire any new aircraft at the moment.
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RE: Is KLM Going To Get B777 And A330

Mon Oct 29, 2001 9:32 am

It's a buyer's market now though.

Whenever it happens, I predict 773/772 for the 743/MD-11 replacement.

Although the MD-11 & 763 are relatively new...they could last the decade.

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