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Bahrain launches world’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park, a Boeing 747 as its centrepiece

Early 2019, Bahrain announced the launch of the world’s largest underwater theme park. The operation to sink a Boeing 747 is currently underway.  The huge...

Part of Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 engine cowling falls off after hard landing

On 28 May 2019, a Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 (D-ABVU) operating flight LH426 between Frankfurt (FRA) and Philadelphia (PHL) landed on Philadelphia's runway 27R but...

[Travel Report- Atypical Accommodation] Jumbo Stay in Boeing 747 at Arlanda Airport (Stockholm, Sweden)

You have flown the Queen of the sky across the globe, you might have been lucky and got granted access to the flight deck...

Corendon Boeing 747 has ‘landed’ in hotel garden

Aircraft will be converted into 5D aviation experience for the public After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing...

Happy 50th Birthday, Queen of the Skies!

Exactly 50 years ago, the first Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet reached for the skies for the very first time. On 9 February 1969, Boeing test...

A legend celebrates its birthday: Boeing’s Jumbo Jet turns 50

On February 9th, 1969, the first Boeing 747-100 took off on its first official flight over Seattle On April 26th, 1970, Lufthansa’s first...

The world’s largest business jet, a Qatar Amiri Boeing 747-8i, is for sale

In addition to a rare 40-year old Boeing 747SP (available for 9.5 million dollars), a virtually brand new Boeing 747-8i from the royal family...

Boeing has been assigned to build the next generation “Air Force One”

Boeing has been assigned to build the next generation of Air Force One, the American manufacturer just tweeted. "We are providing American Presidents with...

UPS commits to purchase 14 additional Boeing 747-8F freighters and orders 4 new Boeing 767s

UPS today announced it has ordered 14 Boeing 747-8 cargo jets and four new Boeing 767 aircraft to provide additional capacity in response to...

This month Twente Airport will welcome two Air France A340s and one KLM Boeing 747 for disassembly

In January Aircraft disassembly and dismantling company AELS will welcome 3 aircraft at Twente Airport: one Boeing 747 and two Airbus A340s. Air France will...

United Airlines flies the Boeing 747, the “Queen of the Skies”, one last time

On 7 November 2017, United Airlines (UAL) flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable...

Qatar Airways announces order for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ER Boeing aircraft

Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. The...

As President Trump wanted a cheaper Air Force One, the USAF is now buying two undelivered 747-8s from bankrupt Russian airline Transaero

The Air Force awarded a Boeing contract modification Aug. 4, 2017, to purchase two commercial 747-8 aircraft for future modification to replace the two...

United Airlines: Boeing 747 final flight will come close by end of 2017

United Airlines is accelerating the retirement of its Boeing 747 jumbo jets, saying its last flight on the “Queen of the Skies” will...

Cargo B Airlines Boeing 747 (OO-CBA) tailstrike on takeoff

On 27/10/2008 a Cargo B Airlines Boeing 747 (OO-CBA) performed flight BB3101 from Brussels to Sao Paulo via Dakar, during takeoff from Brussels Airport...