With much anticipation and fanfare, Lufthansa’s inaugural Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental service to Los Angeles arrived Monday afternoon.
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Three-hundred and sixty-two passengers, media and VIP guests received the ride of a lifetime Friday as Lufthansa and Boeing celebrated the first scheduled 747-8 Intercontinental flight in Washington DC.
Formally delivered late last week, the first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental actually flew home to Frankfurt with its Lufthansa owners on Tuesday.
Lufthansa on Wednesday became the first airline to take the delivery of Boeing’s new 747-8 Intercontinental, a critical milestone for the largest passenger plane ever built by the airframer.
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Boeing’s storied 747 program reached a new milestone on Tuesday as the airframer delivered its first 747-8 Intercontinental, the latest and largest passenger version of the iconic airliner.
Lufthansa came one step closer to the delivery of their first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental today as their first fully painted aircraft took to the air.
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