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The Fate of America's Iconic 747 Jet Is in Hands of Moscow Firm

  • Boeing's biggest plane fades as airlines seek more efficiency
  • A Russian carrier's lifeline: six-year plan to buy 18 jumbos

Time is running out for Boeing Co.’s iconic 747 jumbo jetliner, the plane that brought global travel to the masses in the 1970s.

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