October 2022: final and last Boeing 747-8s Jumbo's to be delivered...

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October 2022: final and last Boeing 747-8s Jumbo's to be delivered...

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...customer is Atlas Air:

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... -atlas-air
In a major boost to its flagging 747 program,
Boeing received a new order for four 747-8 freighters from Atlas Air, the companies announced Tuesday.

Boeing, which plans to deliver the airplanes from May through October 2022,
expects them to account for the last four 747-8Fs it produces.
Now building 747s at a rate of one every two months, Boeing confirmed in July 2020
that it would close its jumbo jet line in 2022.
https://www.airway1.com/boeing-announce ... atlas-air/
The planemaker, however, did not clarify whether it was a new order or a renegotiation of previous orders.
Currently, there are 12 units of the 747-8 pending delivery,
nine for UPS and three for Volga-Dnepr.
The Russian cargo company, however, does not have the order secured by accounting issues.
https://aeronewsglobal.com/atlas-air-or ... -aircraft/

Official announcement:
https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-relea ... tem=130802
:roll: :loud: :|
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