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One of Lufthansa Cargo's new Boeing 777F registered as D-AFLK. (Photo: Lufthansa Cargo)

Lufthansa Cargo Welcomes New Freighters, to Retire Last MD-11F

In service since 1990, the then-modernized long-range, wide-body Boeing MD-11 was mainly known for its iconic tri-engines, winglets and advanced electronic flight instrument system. Despite its lack of commercial success, however, the MD-11 has over time been built mainly for freighter operations, becoming the MD-11F. As the years went by, the sights of the MD-11F in the blue skies have dwindled down as fewer cargo airlines used it, with preferences to use the more favorable Boeing 777F instead. Currently, only…