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  • Greenpoint Technologies’ Customized Boeing 747-8 Costs $500 Million (Photos)

    Greenpoint Technologies’ Customized Boeing 747-8 Costs $500 Million (Photos)

    A Boeing 747-8 is an extravagant plane by the already-extravagant standards of private jets, costing jet-setters an estimated $350 million a pop (to give you an idea of how expensive that is, reportedly only nine have been ordered so far). But if a plainĀ old state-of-the-art private jet isn’t enough for your luxurious tastes, a company […]

  • The First Boeing 747-8 Makes Its Maiden Voyage

    The First Boeing 747-8 Makes Its Maiden Voyage

    The world’s first ever Boeing 747-8, the latest model in Boeing’s long-running and successful line of airplanes, has just made its first flight under German commercial airline Lufthansa. The airline’s new flagship aircraft flew from Frankfurt, Germany, to Washington D.C. with Lufthansa’s CEO, Dr. Christoph Franz, and Boeing VP and general manager of the 747 […]