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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