Boeing Wins Lifeline 747-8 Freighter Order From UPS

Credit: Boeing
LOS ANGELES—Cargo carrier UPS has ordered 14 Boeing 747-8 freighters and taken options on an additional 14, representing a vital boost for the beleaguered big jet program. The order, which represents more than two years of production at the current rate of 0.5 aircraft per month, helps extend the...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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