14 Boe­ing 747-8s for UPS

Vayu Aerospace and Defence - - Aviation Defence & News -

US Cargo op­er­a­tor UPS air­lines has placed an or­der for 14 Boe­ing 747-8 Freighters and has also taken pur­chase op­tions on 14 ad­di­tional air­frames. UPS Air­lines cur­rently op­er­ates 13 747400Fs. Ac­cord­ing to the man­u­fac­turer, this new­est in­car­na­tion of ‘the jumbo’ pro­vides 16% more rev­enue cargo vol­ume and re­duced the noise foot­print around an air­port by 30% com­pared with the car­rier’s cur­rent 747s.

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