Boeing is restructuring part of its commercial airplanes organization to safeguard production of the embattled 747-8 through the ongoing dip in the air cargo market until it revives. The company has been forced by the stuttering international air freight business to slow production to a mere six aircraft per year from this September onward, but it says it is too early to write the epitaph for the 747. Despite an undelivered backlog of only 23, 11 of which are -8F freighters, Boeing plans to ...

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