The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, the latest passenger version of the popular widebody, won FAA certification Wednesday; the first of the type is slated for delivery to Lufthansa (LH) early next year (ATW Daily News, Dec. 6). FAA presented Boeing with an Amended Type Certificate (ATC) and EASA is expected to follow suit Thursday. The 747-8 freighter entered service in October (ATW Daily News, Oct. 13). "This is a great achievement for Boeing and for the 747-8 program," ...

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