Boeing enjoyed a $4.6 billion day Monday, announcing orders from Volga-Dnepr Group's AirBridge Cargo for five 747-8 freighters, Continental Airlines for five 787-9s and Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO for 12 787-8s and six 737-800s. Volga-Dnepr Group's order is valued at $1.4 billion. Aircraft will be powered by the GEnx and are scheduled for delivery in 2010-13. The order includes five options. V-D is the type's seventh customer. ABC will use the freighters "for its growing cargo business on routes ...

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