KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is preparing to roll out onboard Wi-Fi and revamped interiors with the delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 in October. The Dutch carrier has 10 787-9s on order, two of which were slated for deferral as part of KLM’s cost-saving efforts. Air France-KLM and Panasonic Avionics launched an inflight connectivity trial in 2013 using a single Boeing 777-300 at each airline. On Friday, KLM announced a wider Wi-Fi roll-out with the arrival of its 787s. “This ...

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