PARIS: Boeing boosts 747-8 programe with 17 orders and commitments

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Boeing announced orders and commitments for 17 747-8 Intercontinentals at today's Paris air show. Placed by two undisclosed customers, the combined deals are valued at $5.4 billion at list prices.

One carrier has committed to 15 of the new passenger version of the 747-8, another carrier placed an order for two.

The orders bring the 747-8 total backlog to 50 firm aircraft, plus five from a commitment from Air China contingent on Chinese Government approval.

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