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**Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 1:35 am

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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 1:38 am

Extract:

SEATTLE, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company has launched the second member of its Longer-Range 747-400 family -- the Longer-Range 747-400 Freighter. The initial customer for the airplane is International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), which today announced it has ordered five of the Longer-Range 747-400 Freighters.

The estimated value of the order is $1 billion at list prices. The order was previously identified on the Boeing Web, attributed to an unidentified customer.
The first airplane will be delivered to ILFC in October 2002. The Longer-Range 747-400 passenger program was launched with Qantas Airways in November 2000.

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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 1:53 am

One thing about Steve Udvar-Hazy is that he never lacked balls. Good for him.
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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 3:18 am

So thats the 5 that we have all been waiting for? While I am glad, I was really hoping for a new operator, in the pax model.
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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 4:50 am

anyone know who`s gonna get these freighters ?
Air France ?

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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 5:33 am

I would assume that Air France is the destined home for these birds. Congradulations to Boeing and the 747 for a new member of the "family".
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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 6:06 am

Singapore Airlines? JAL? AF?ALufthansa? Alitalia? Oh no! It's ILFC.

Says something about our thinking doesn't it!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

ANyway, well done to ILFC. Now then. Who's going to lease them? Singapore Airlines? Japan Airlines? Air France? Lufthansa? Alitalia!?
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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 6:37 am

air france is buying two
 
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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 12:53 pm

What about Evergreen and UPS? What is their take on this?
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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 1:54 pm

Cargolux and Atlas are also possible.


THIS IS GREAT NEWS!
 
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RE: **Boeing Launches 747LR-F With Ilfc

Tue May 01, 2001 10:09 pm

Guys, this is just the 747 LR, it's not the 747X, Qantas have already ordered a few pax versions, along with the A380 order.