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5th Anniversary: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural First Flight

    5th Anniversary: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural First Flight

Editor’s Note: This week marked the 5th year anniversary of the entry into service of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental by launch customer Lufthansa. As of April 2017, there were 134 confirmed

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A Look at the Remaining Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 Orders & Deliveries

    A Look at the Remaining Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 Orders & Deliveries

MIAMI — Jumbo and superjumbo jets have captivated people for decades; there is just something magnificent about watching a four-engine aircraft roll down the runway and take to the skies

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UPS Announces Order for 14 Boeing 747-8 Freighters

    UPS Announces Order for 14 Boeing 747-8 Freighters

MIAMI — Logistics firm UPS has announced today an order for 14 Boeing 747-8 freighters. The agreement also includes purchasing options for 14 additional aircraft. This new order, with deliveries

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Boeing Cuts Costs Amidst MoM Rumors, SEC Probe

    Boeing Cuts Costs Amidst MoM Rumors, SEC Probe

MIAMI — According to Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Ray Conner, the company is embarking on a new cost-cutting program due to competitive pressure. The planned cost cuts, announced during a webcast

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Boeing Receives First Air Force One Contract

    Boeing Receives First Air Force One Contract

MIAMI — Last Friday, the United States Air Force has announced that has granted Boeing the first contract to replace the

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Boeing to Cut Production Rate of the 747-8 as Demand Slows

    Boeing to Cut Production Rate of the 747-8 as Demand Slows

MIAMI — In September 2016, Boeing will adjust the production rate of its 747-8 to six aircraft per year, and will

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The Remaining Boeing 747-8 Orders Re-Visited

    The Remaining Boeing 747-8 Orders Re-Visited

MIAMI — Boeing has less than two dozen confirmed 747-8 aircraft orders left to fill, and there has been little change to

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The AirwaysNews Aviation Holiday Wish List for 2016

    The AirwaysNews Aviation Holiday Wish List for 2016

MIAMI — It’s that time of the year when we are all creating holiday wish lists and those for the New

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A Boeing 747 Factory Tour & Program Update

    A Boeing 747 Factory Tour & Program Update

MIAMI — During Boeing’s Media Days,  Airways had the opportunity to take a tour of the Boeing 747 Factory. The

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Lufthansa Receives Final A380 Delivery; Last 747-8I Soon to Follow

    Lufthansa Receives Final A380 Delivery; Last 747-8I Soon to Follow

MIAMI — Earlier this month, Lufthansa took delivery of the final Airbus A380 aircraft it had on order, and it

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