Air China’s First 747-8 Destination Will Be New York JFK

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    Back in September I wrote about how Air China is the next airline to take delivery of the Boeing 747-8. To me, the 747 will always be the queen of the skies, and it's sad to see so many airlines retiring them. The 747-8 at least extends 747 service for a few airlines, though unfortunately the plane never really gained traction in terms of orders. Lufthansa was the first airline to start flying the 747-8, and Air China is the second. Air China initially announced that they'd first be flying the 747-8 within China for familiarization/training flights, and that their first longhaul 747-8 destination would be Frankfurt. The post Air China’s First 747-8 Destination Will Be New York JFK appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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