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.
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.
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Boeing’s newest passenger jet, the 747-8 Intercontinental was displayed to the public for the first time at a ceremony at the plane builder’s Everett, Wash. factory on Sunday morning.