Lufthansa takes delivery of the first passenger 747-8i

Lufthansa has officially taken delivery of the first Boeing 747-8i passenger aircraft today, marking another milestone in the aviation industry. The plane will remain in Washington until May 1, at which time there will be a celebratory event as it departs to Frankfurt, with an arrival party in Germany on May 2. Look for the aircraft to enter commercial service shortly thereafter.

Image courtesy of Boeing

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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