Boeing Delivers First 747-400ER Freighter to TNT, Guggenheim Aviation Partners

Boeing [NYSE:BA], TNT and Guggenheim Aviation Partners (GAP) celebrated the delivery of both customers' first 747-400ER Freighter. The milestone airplane was delivered to GAP and will be put into service by TNT, the Netherlands-based global express and mail delivery services company.

TNT currently operates a fleet of 46 aircraft that includes six Boeing 737 Freighters and one Boeing 757 Freighter. The company will add a second 747-400ER Freighter to its fleet in spring 2007, in cooperation with GAP.

Investment funds managed by GAP currently own a fleet of 31 Boeing aircraft. Today's delivery is the first from an order for six 747-400ER Freighters placed in June 2005. The U.S.-based aviation investment firm placed additional orders earlier this year for four 747-8 Freighters and three 777 Freighters.

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For further information:

Marc Birtel
International & Sales Communications
206-766-2917
marc.r.birtel@boeing.com

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