A Boeing 747 cargo jet at the United Parcel Service facility in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2015. (Luke Sharrett / Bloomberg News)

A Boeing 747 cargo jet at the United Parcel Service facility in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2015. (Luke Sharrett / Bloomberg News)

Boeing’s fading 747 program gets lifeline as UPS buys 14 more

The deal seems to ensure that the 747 will be in production into the 2020s.

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