First delivery: 1970, to Pan Am.
Seats: Lufthansa flies the newest version with 386 seats. Other configurations could hold 467 or more.
Engines: Four General Electric engines, generating 66,500 pounds of thrust each.
Where it’s built: Everett, Wash.
Chief competitors: Airbus A380 and Boeing Co.’s own 777.
List price: $350 million.