February 13, Boeing unveiled a new passenger airplane extra spacious Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, which is characterized by the lowest operating costs and better economic performance in the class of large passenger aircraft, as well as high environmental performance.
747-8 Intercontinental today became the longest passenger aircraft in the world. The new ship can accommodate 467 passengers 51 more than the 747, but considerably cheaper. Concern has already received orders for 33 planes 747-8 Intercontinental by Lufthansa and Korean Air Lines, reports BBC News. It is expected that the new liner will compete with Airbus Airbus A380, which can carry up to 525 people.