Boeing appears to be moving toward a July launch of both the cargo and passenger versions of the 747ADV. A number of airlines are interested in the passenger version, while a more significant number will take the freighter. Air New Zealand MD and CEO Ralph Norris told ATWOnline that while his airline has ordered 777-200ERs to replace its 747-400s, it would be interested in a number of 747-400ADVs for major routes.

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