UPS takes delivery of its last Boeing 747-8 freighter

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UPS Airlines has taken delivery of its final Boeing 747-8 freighter.  

The new Boeing 747-8 freighter, registered as N633UP, will add to the airline’s existing fleet 40 Boeing 747s. 

UPS Airlines is the world’s second largest Boeing 747 operator, with a total of 41 747 freighters. Atlas Air remains the world’s largest Boeing 747F operator, with a fleet of 45 747Fs.  

The final four Boeing 747Fs will be delivered to Atlas Air by the end of 2022, closing the iconic freighter’s production line.  

The Boeing 747-8F has a range of 4,265 nautical miles (7,408 kilometers) and a payload capability of 133 tons. The 747F is a commercial freighter, which also has a nose-loading capability. 

UPS Airlines also operates 80 Boeing 767s, 75 Boeing 757s, 52 Airbus A300s, 42 McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighters, according to data. 

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