Boeing 747-400 Freighter Family: The World's Best Freighters

With the lowest operating cost per ton-mile in the industry, the new-technology Boeing 747-400 Freighters are the all-cargo transport members of the 747-400 family.

Boeing 747-400 Freighter They can carry twice as much cargo, twice as far, as the competitor's leading freighter. Along with earlier versions, 747 Freighters -- nearly 300 in all -- carry half the freighter air cargo in the world.

With the enhanced 747-400ER Freighter, the airplane offers an even more unbeatable combination of payload, range and speed.

The newest member of the family, the 747-400 Boeing Converted Freighter, gives air cargo companies an economical means to add cargo lift by converting 747-400 passenger or combi airplanes to freighters.

Seventeen customers have ordered a total of 124 747-400 Freighters, including 32 747-400ER Freighters. Cargolux Airlines was the first to put the 747-400 Freighter into service in November 1993.

More than 100 747-400 Freighters have been delivered, including a record 18 in 2002.