Boeing stretches new 747 for more seats

10/18/2006 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

Boeing is lengthening the fuselage of the passenger version of its new 747-8, a move that will allow airlines to add about 17 additional seats. The wide-body airliner will seat 467. Competition from the Airbus A380, which seats 550 people, prompted Boeing to stretch the plane.

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