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Intrepid orders two 747-8F

Aircraft lessor Intrepid Aviation (USA) has ordered two Boeing 747-8F Freighters. Intrepid Aviation revised an earlier order for six Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Two of the six 777s will be cancelled and instead Intrepid will acquire two new Boeing 747-8F Freighters to be delivered in 2017. The aircraft will be leased to "a current Boeing customer […]

Airbus sees brighter future for very large aircraft than Boeing

Airbus is a lot more optimistic about the future of very large widebody airliners than Boeing is. The US aircraft manufacturer announced a further production cut for the 747-8 this week and in its latest Market Outlook it expects that only 540 very large widebodies will be sold during the next 20 years. This forecast […]

Silk Way West orders three 747-8Fs

Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West has ordered three Boeing 747-8F cargo aircraft. Silk Way West is an enterprise of the Silk Way Group, which includes 23 companies working in the aviation industry and related services. The airline already operates two 747-8 Freighters alongside two Boeing 767-300 Freighters and three Boeing 747-400F freighters. Boeing has so far […]