Korean Air Launching 747-8 Flights To London As Of August 2015

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    The passenger version of the Boeing 747-8 has been a bit of a flop unfortunately, as only a few airlines have ordered it. Ultimately the twin engine widebody aircraft are much more versatile and fuel efficient, so it's tough for most airlines to justify aircraft like the Boeing 747-8 and Airbus A380. Lufthansa was the first airline to take delivery of the Boeing 747-8, and for a long time was the only airline operating it. Then a few months ago Air China took delivery of their first Boeing 747-8. The third airline to take delivery of the Boeing 747-8 will be Korean Air, and they've just announced that the first longhaul route operated by the aircraft will be Seoul Incheon to London Heathrow. The post Korean Air Launching 747-8 Flights To London As Of August 2015 appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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