Boeing Delivers 75th 747 to Lufthansa

                    Boeing Delivers 75th 747 to Lufthansa

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, May 2, 2014

SEATTLE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Lufthansa
celebrated the delivery of the German airline's 75^th 747 on Wednesday.

"Lufthansa is proud to share this milestone with Boeing," said Nico Buchholz,
executive vice president, Lufthansa Group Fleet Management. "The 747 is an
amazing airplane and will continue to delight our passengers for many years to
come, and provide them with the ultimate in comfort and efficiency."

Lufthansa is the launch customer for the 747-8 Intercontinental jetliner and
took delivery of the first one in April 2012. The airplane delivered Wednesday
is Lufthansa's 13^th 747-8 Intercontinental. The airline currently flies the
747 to 22 destinations in 10 countries. Over the years, Lufthansa has ordered
a total of 81 747s.

Lufthansa's first 747 – a 747-100 – was delivered in 1970. The airline was
also the first to order the 747-200 Freighter.

"Boeing and Lufthansa have a long and proud history of working together to
bring new innovations to the airline industry," said John Wojick, senior vice
president, Global Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "We are pleased to
continue that tradition with the 747-8 Intercontinental."

The 747-8 has accumulated 120 orders for passenger and cargo versions, 68 of
which have been delivered.

Beatrice Bracklo
Boeing Communications Germany

Chamila (CJ) Jayaweera
Europe Communications
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
+44(0)7557 160 645

Carrie Ann Berry
747 Communications
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
+1 425-717-8585

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