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Boeing begins certification testing on 747-8 performance improvements

EVERETT, Wash. - A Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental successfully completed its first test flight this week with a package of performance improvements including enhanced GE engines.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental receives FAA certification

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing received certification for the new 747-8 Intercontinental from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Boeing signs orders and commitments for 17 747-8 Intercontinentals

LE BOURGET, France - The Boeing Company today announced orders and commitments for 17 747-8 Intercontinentals.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental arrives at Paris Le Bourget Airport

LE BOURGET, France - The newest member of the Boeing family of commercial jetliners made its international air show debut when the first 747-8 Intercontinental touched down at Paris Le Bourget Airport

Second Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental begins flight test

EVERETT, Wash. - The second Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, RC021, successfully made its first flight today. The airplane completes the two-airplane test fleet for the 747-8 Intercontinental.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental successfully completes taxi tests

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing successfully completed high-speed taxi tests on the first 747-8 Intercontinental today.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental completes final gauntlet test

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing has completed final gauntlet testing on the first 747-8 Intercontinental jetliner. The two days of testing were completed late Sunday.

Boeing, Air China sign agreement for 747-8 Intercontinentals

HONG KONG - Boeing and Air China today signed an agreement for the purchase of five 747-8 Intercontinental jetliners.