United Parcel Orders 18 New Boeing Aircrafts
United Parcel Service Inc. is increasing the size of its air fleet. The company said it plans to buy 14 new Boeing 747-8F aircraft. These are the largest planes the Atlanta-based shipping company has ever flown, offering about 16 percent more cargo capacity than its current largest, the 747-400. It’s also buying four new 767 aircraft. None of the company’s current aircraft are being retired.