PICTURES: Cathay Pacific takes delivery of its first Boeing 747-8F

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Cathay Pacific took delivery of its first Boeing 747-8 Freighter aircraft on 31 October.

"We took delivery of our first [Boeing] 747-8F on 31 October Seattle time and the aircraft is on its way to Hong Kong now," said a Cathay Pacific official.


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The carrier, which has 10 747-8Fs on order, is the second customer to take delivery of the type after Cargolux.

Cathay Pacific also has eight Boeing 777-200 Freighters on order.