Lufthansa has taken delivery of its 14th Boeing 747-8I as the US manufacturer delivered its 1,500th 747—its first widebody aircraft in history to reach the milestone—on Saturday at Paine Field in Everett, Washington state. Boeing rolled out its first 747 on Sept. 30, 1968. The latest aircraft is Lufthansa’s 76th 747 since it took delivery of a 747-100 in 1970. Lufthansa was the747-8I launch customer and took delivery of its first of the type in April 2012. The ...

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