UPS, an international cargo airline, has updated its cargo aircraft between Narita and Anchorage, AK. The B747-8 will replace the existing B767-300 with a B747-400 and a B747-8 with a maximum payload of 140 metric tons, more than double the previous capacity. Tetsuo Nishihara, president of Japan subsidiary UPS Japan, commented, "We have been strengthening our capabilities in eastern Japan by enhancing our services in the northern Kanto region and expanding and renovating our Shin-Kiba pickup and delivery center in Tokyo. The increased transportation capacity will enable us to provide better service in eastern Japan," he said.
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