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Big-Belly Boeing 777 Blunts Demand for Cargo-Only Jets: Freight

The world’s biggest maker of air freighters is finding its most formidable competitors to be the huge bellies of its own passenger planes.

Sales of Boeing Co.’s 777 and 747-8 cargo aircraft have stalled as carriers such as British Airways and FedEx Corp., operator of the world’s largest cargo airline, shift less-urgent shipments to the cargo holds of Boeing 777 jetliners.