Boeing is moving closer to the launch of the 747-400ADV with the announced sale of four 747-400Fs to Nippon Cargo Airlines. According to insiders at the manufacturer, the next delivery slots are 747-400ADV aircraft. This year the company has sold 24 747-400s and now has a backlog of 30 net of five cancellations logged in 2005. Cargolux has announced its intention to order 10 747-ADV freighters. Other carriers identified with the program are China Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Japan ...

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