Lufthansa pegs Dulles as first 747-8 destination (update1)

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Lufthansa has announced Washington, DC’s Dulles International Airport will be the German airline’s first destination for its 747-8 Intercontinental, which will be delivered around April 23, according to Lufthansa Technik.
The company did not specify a date for the aircraft’s planned daily operation from it Frankfurt base to Dulles, but will replace its 747-400 on the route, operating as Lufthansa flight 419, says Cristoph Franz, the carrier’s president and chairman.
The three-class 386-seat 747-8 features the company’s new business class product and Boeing’s 787-style bins and LED lighting.