Boeing 747

Unique BOAC 747-inspired suitcases auctioned for flying start

To mark the retirement of its 747 fleet, British Airways and luxury travel brand Globe-Trotter have teamed up to create…

Atlas Air purchases the last four Boeing 747-8 Freighters

Freighters to add additional capacity to meet growing e-commerce and express cargo demand Order will complete production of the 747-8…

“Doors to manual and cross check” for the last time, as British Airways says farewell to its final Boeing 747s

British Airways’ remaining two Boeing 747 aircraft based at Heathrow taxied for take-off for the last time today. To commemorate…

British Airways’ final Boeing 747s cleared for take-off from London Heathrow this week

British Airways’ last Heathrow-based Boeing 747s retire on the morning of Thursday 8 October Social media users are invited to…

Saudia Cargo added a Boeing 747-400F freighter, bringing the total number to seven aircraft

The company said the new aircraft will boost the cargo and supply operations and help meet the significant surge on…

British Airways says goodbye to the first of its last Boeing 747 Jumbo jets

British Airways will tomorrow retire its first Boeing 747 since announcing last month that all 31 of its jumbo jets…

747 production to end as Boeing adapts to post COVID-19 reality, says GlobalData

The recent announcement that Boeing will cease production of the 747 follows news that numerous airlines would be bringing forward…

Qantas says goodbye to the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

On Wednesday 22 July 2020, Qantas marked the end of an era as the Australian airline said goodbye to the…

Bleak travel demand forces British Airways to retire Boeing 747 fleet

Due to the very bleak outlook for passenger demand during this coronavirus pandemic, British Airways is forced to retire its…

Qantas to give final 747 Jumbo Jet a farewell fit for a Queen in Australia

Qantas has announced a program of events to farewell its last remaining Boeing 747 and provide Australians the opportunity to…

Boeing to stop the production of its iconic 747, with last delivery in 2 years

Bloomberg journalist Julie Johnsson reports today that Boeing Co. is pulling the plug on its iconic 747 jumbo jet, ending…

Corsair International says goodbye to the Queen of the Skies

15 June 2020 is an important date for the French commercial aviation industry. Corsair International said goodbye to its Boeing…

Virgin Atlantic cuts 3,150 jobs, retires Boeing 747-400 fleet, leaves London Gatwick

Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to reshape and resize its business to ensure that it is fit for the future,…

Boeing Dreamlifter transports 1.5 million face masks for COVID-19 response

Partnered with Prisma Health, Atlas Air and Discommon Founder Neil Ferrier to bring 1.5 million medical face masks to healthcare…

French airline Corsair withdraws Boeing 747-400 fleet sooner than expected

In the next few days, French airline Corsair will announce the withdrawal of all three remaining Boeing 747-400's (F-GTUI, F-HSEA,…

Qantas retires the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

Qantas last ever 747 flight landed in Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport on Sunday 29 March 2020, with the fleet being…

KLM operates its final Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet passenger flight

After nearly fifty years, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will operate its final Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet passenger flight on Sunday…

Marking the retirement of the Boeing 747 from El Al service, this last flight has almost completed a “Sky Painting”

After 48 years of dedicated service, El Al is operating its final Boeing 747 service. About two hours into flight…

The Japanese Air Self-Defence Force is selling one of its two Boeing 747-400s

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has decided to sell the oldest of its two Boeing 747-400 for a little more…

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…

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