The final delivery of a Boeing 747 jumbo jet has taken place, with the Seattle-based manufacturer handing the aircraft, a freighter and the 1,574th to be produced since 1967, over to Atlas Air. “This monumental day is a testament to the generations of Boeing employees who brought to life the airplane that ‘shrank the world,’ and revolutionised travel and air cargo as the first wide-body,” said Stan Deal, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “It is fitting to deliver this final 747-8 Freighter to the largest operator of the 747, Atlas Air, where the ‘Queen’ will continue

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