Cargolux (CV) said it "reached a tentative agreement with Boeing" clearing the way for it to take delivery of the first two 747-8 freighters that it rejected last month and will spell out the details of the accord following an Oct. 7 board of directors' meeting. The all-cargo carrier is the 747-8F's launch customer, but surprisingly declined to take delivery of the aircraft, citing performance shortfalls (ATW Daily News, Sept. 23). There was wide speculation that Qatar ...

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