Cargolux delays delivery of its 747-8F's

Seattle Times

A contract spat between Cargolux and Boeing has resulted in the delivery of Cargolux’s first 747-8F being called off. Delivery was to have been on 19 Sep 11. Neither Cargolux nor Boeing gave any details on the dispute.

A cancellation but at least one airline is ready to accept the 747-8F.

Atlas cancels three 747-8Fs but ‘satisfied’ Cathay ready for delivery

Atlas Air World Holdings (parent of Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo) cancelled 3 of its 12 B747-8F’s on order due to “lengthy delays and performance considerations.”

On the other hand, Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) said it is “satisfied” with the 747-8F. It will accept its first aircraft next month.