Delivery Was Delayed After Qatar Airways Acquired A 35 Percent
Stake In Cargolux.
Boeing was all set for a grand celebration of the first delivery
of the first of its stretched 747-8 freighters to launch customer
Cargolux in September when the party was abruptly cancelled. The
plug was pulled immediately after Qatar Airways, which has been
waiting for Boeing to deliver the Dreamliner, acquired a 35 percent
stake in the Luxembourg-based freight company.