Volga-Dnepr Group and its subsidiary AirBridgeCargo Airlines has announced the order of 10 brand new Boeing 747-8F jets. As the 747-8 program is on life support with less then a dozen jets left being built on the books. The Volga-Dnepr Group brought it back to life. The cost is likely around $3.79 billion. But reports say that Volga-Dnepr is planning to get a discounted price.
Boeing was not immediately available to comment.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines currently operates eight Boeing 747-8Fs along with nine older 747-400 freighters.
(Picture from Boeing Media)