Russian cargo carrier Volga-Dnepr has placed a firm order for five Boeing 747-8 Freighters and committed to the purchase of 29 777Fs, the companies have jointly announced at the Farnborough air show.

Boeing and Volga-Dnepr also intend to discuss further orders of new and converted 767 freighters and converted 737 freighters, executives say.

Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that there are a total of 74 747-8Fs in service, seven in storage and, before today's deal, 22 on order: 21 for UPS Airlines and one for an undisclosed customer.

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