UPS Hands Boeing 747 a Lifeline

US cargo operator UPS Airlines has placed an order for 14 Boeing 747-8 Freighters, providing the manufacturer with a much-needed boost. The Kentucky-based carrier has also taken purchase options on 14 additional airframes. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for

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Virgin Galactic Goes Jumbo

VIRGIN GALACTIC unveiled the newest addition to its fleet, a Boeing 747-400, during a technical briefing for its LauncherOne small satellite launch service.  The aircraft, N744VG (c/n 32745), previously operated by Virgin Atlantic as ex G-VWOW, Cosmic Girl, will be

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