Boeing scrubs planned first delivery of 747-8F

Reuters

(Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Friday it would not make the planned first delivery of its 747-8 Freighter to Cargolux on Monday, citing "unresolved issues" with the airline.

The plane-maker, which had planned three days of celebrations to mark the long-awaited first delivery, did not disclose the problem and referred questions to the customer.

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Boeing said it was working with Cargolux to resolve the issues and to set delivery dates for the airplanes. A spokesman declined to say how the snag would affect the 747-8F delivery schedule.

(Reporting by Kyle Peterson in Chicago; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)