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LH's New 748i And UA's New 787 Deliveries?  
User currently offlineVC10er From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 3334 posts, RR: 14
Posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3817 times:
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I know that UA's first 787 is arriving in September (with it's breakthrough new livery!) and they are due to have 5 by the end of the year. (correct?) so my question about UA is how many more 787's will they receive in 2013? I read that Boeing is pumping the 787's out very quickly, is that true?

As for Luftansa's 747-8i's, one is in service now, when do they expect to see #2? And how many will they take delivery of this year, and how many in 2013? I realize it's very early on but has LH said anything about their new giant lady? How about pax feedback?

Is there a published schedule for these deliveries?

I plan to adjust my flying routes to get on them as quickly as possible, but with just one 748i flying it hasn't worked out yet. I flew the first United 777 within weeks of delivery and I vividly recall the overwhelming excitement to see her, board her (I upgraded to First) and I barely slept on the EWR to LHR flight. I just couldn't stop exploring the details. It felt like such a giant leap in aircraft design.

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User currently offlineRonaldo747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 429 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3685 times:

The second LH 747-8i is already in FRA, but there is some regular post delivery maintenance, not sure about the EIS of D-ABYC.

Take a look into the official 747-8 production thread here for information regarding upcoming deliveries.

User currently offlinebgm From Solomon Islands, joined Sep 2009, 733 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3585 times:

Quoting VC10er (Thread starter):
(with it's breakthrough new livery!)


And who says Americans can't do sarcasm?  

User currently offlinetailfin From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3432 times:

Quoting Ronaldo747 (Reply 1):
not sure about the EIS of D-ABYC.


(from AUG06 the 747-8is will also be on FRA-DEL-FRA regularly)

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