AirBridgeCargo Airlines told ATW it “hopes” that Boeing will not announce further delays to its 747-8 Freighter program and that it is in discussion with the manufacturer on compensation for the first set of delays. The Russian cargo carrier placed orders for five firm 747-8Fs in 2007 with purchase rights for a further five (ATW Daily News, March 13, 2007). Deliveries of the new aircraft to ABC were to start at the end of 2009 at the rate of one a year. The first delivery was ...

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