To celebrate the Seahawks' appearance in this Sunday's Super Bowl, the aviation giant has painted one of its 747-8 freighters in the NFL team's livery.
The aviation giant says that its biggest planes will support cellular calling as soon as 2013. Of course, whether you can actually make calls will be up to government officials.
More than six years in the making, the new 747-8 Intercontinental will soon be flying passengers. Today, Boeing handed over the first of the planes to Lufthansa.
After six years of waiting, Germany's Lufthansa finally got the keys to the very first commercial 747-8 Intercontinental. Starting June 1, the new plane will have paying passengers.
Boeing has broken ground on its Everett Delivery Center, a modern center where airlines picking up their new jumbo jets can come for the hand-off of their new plane.
The aviation giant handed over the first next-gen passenger 747 today to an "undisclosed" VIP buyer. Boeing expects to deliver the first commercial 747-8 Intercontinental soon.
Boeing says the next generation of its iconic flagship plane has received certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. That puts the plane on course for first delivery "early next year."
The decision by U.S. and European officials to certify Boeing's 747-8 Freighter means the aircraft now can begin commercial cargo flights.
Road Trip 2011: CNET got a chance to see the interior of the not-quite-yet ready for prime time jumbo jet, the next generation of Boeing's flagship jumbo jet.
Road Trip 2011: At the Paris Air Show, CNET got a look inside the next-generation of Boeing's flagship jumbo jet.