Boeing delivers 747-8 Intercontinental To Lufthansa
Boeing 747 engineer Joe Sutter is interview by a television reporter during a tour of a Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental airliner which was delivered to launch partner Lufthansa at the Boeing factory at Paine Field Airport May 1, 2012 in Everett, Washington. Deutsche Lufthansa AG is the first commercial airline to deploy the new 747-8 Intercontinental and has ordered twenty. (Getty Images)
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