New Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Jet Unveiled (video) CheapOair Staff February 15, 2011 Videos The new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental was unveiled Sunday. The aircraft boasts a new wing, as well as a new system and a new interior the Boeing vice president mentioned in the video above. The near 200 million lbs. plane has a total of 33 orders at the moment with two airlines, Lufthansa and Korean Air. According to the report by ITN News, orders are expected to pick up once the plane starts providing service.