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2014-09-30 20:20:24

- The aircraft will be put into service in October BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the evening of September 29 in Seattle, Beijing time, Air China and Boeing held a grand aircraft delivery ceremony in Seattle, the United States, marking the official delivery of China's first B747-8 to Air China. The type is a member of the latest generation B747 family. It will arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport on October 1, Beijing time, China's National Day, and will join...

2014-08-28 16:21:16

New freighters will allow Azerbaijan-based airline to carry cargo more efficiently EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's two 747-8 Freighters. The first airplane delivered last week and the second airplane delivered today. Both new 747-8 Freighters will bring new levels of efficiency to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier. "We strive to be a successful and profitable cargo operator...

2014-02-14 04:20:21

Luxembourg-based cargo carrier was first to operate 747-8 Freighter EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Cargolux Airlines today announced an order for an additional 747-8 Freighter. The order, valued at $357.5 million at list prices, is the 14(th) 747-8 Freighter the Luxembourg-based cargo carrier has ordered from Boeing. "The Cargolux Board of Directors approved the order of our 14(th) 747-8 Freighter almost 35 years to the day that the airline took...

2013-12-27 12:21:15

HONG KONG, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways announced that Cathay Pacific has ordered an additional 747-8 Freighter and three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The order, valued at about $1 billion at current list prices, will bolster Cathay Pacific's 747-8 Freighter fleet and 777-300ER fleet to 14 and 53, respectively. "We are very pleased to confirm this latest aircraft purchase from The Boeing Company," said John Slosar, Chief...


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