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Boeing unveils 747-8 Intercontinental w/ bash

February 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Boeing threw a party on Sunday to unveil its newest jumbo jet, treating the unveiling like a rock concert.

The aerospace giant unveiled its largest passenger airplane yet - the 747-8 Intercontinental.

Boeing executives and workers were in attendance, along with airline industry officials.

Boeing says the 747- 8 is more fuel efficient while offering airlines lower operating costs and more cargo volume.

The plane can carry 400 to 500 passengers.

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