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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Boeing’s iconic 747 flies into uncertain future

A, Lufthansa 747-8 arrives at Los Angeles International Airport, after its inaugural flight from Frankfurt, Germany. For decades, the Boeing’s 747 was the Queen of the Skies. But the glamorous double-decker jumbo jet that revolutionized air travel and shrunk the globe could be nearing the end of the line.