Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 747-8’


Updated: Could Runway Closures Mean A Summer of Misery at JFK?

Beginning Sunday, JFK will have 1 runway closed and another shortened until late September. Find out why this is happening and what it means for travelers.
by Ben Granucci


Today in Aviation History: November 14th

Female aviator Amy Johnson breaks a speed record, Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes with the Marshall University football team, the 747-8 program is launched, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) receives a water cannon salute upon arrival at Washington Dulles. (Photo by Cary Liao/NYCAviation)

Lufthansa Flies First Ever Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Service From Frankfurt to Washington

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.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren


Atlas Air's fourth Boeing 747-8F (N850GT) wears a Panalpina livery. (Photo by Boeing)

Boeing’s 20th 747-8 Delivery Wears Panalpina Livery

Atlas will operate the new plane on behalf of Swiss freight company Panalpina, whose livery is painted on the new jet. A second 747-8F yet to be delivered will also wear the Panalpina livery.
by admin

An Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8 Freighter on display at the 2011 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Rohan Visvanathan, via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)

High Art: History, Hype and The World’s Biggest Planes

Can a reborn jetliner again change the world — or look good trying?
by Patrick Smith