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LAST BRITISH BOEING 747 MAKES LAST FLIGHT FROM LONDON HEATHROW

LAST BRITISH BOEING 747 MAKES LAST FLIGHT FROM LONDON HEATHROW

LONDON HEATHROW, ENGLAND – Another sad day today in this terrible year for aviation lovers – Virgin Atlantic Airways’ latest Boeing 747-400 with registration G-VROY – named ‘Pretty Woman’ – departed for the very last time from the UK. The ‘Queen of the Skies’ departed from London Heathrow on Monday December 21 at 2:21 PM local time, after which it

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VIDEO – HAIRY LANDING OF BOEING 747 CARGO AIRCRAFT AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT

Video - Hard Landing Of Boeing 747 Cargo Aircraft At Amsterdam Airport

SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – A hard, hairy landing for a Boeing 747 cargo aircraft from Singapore Airlines Cargo on Wednesday afternoon at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). A short but powerful unofficial southwesterly storm (no name) developed rapidly over the English Channel and raged across the Netherlands with wind gusts of 62 mph (100 kph). Initially the 747 was forced to perform

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QANTAS COMPLETES LAST BOEING 747 PASSENGER FLIGHT FROM SYDNEY

Qantas Completes Last Boeing 747 Flight With Passengers From Sydney

SYDNEY – Qantas has retired its Boeing 747 after it first came into service almost half a century ago. Lucky passengers boarded the iconic aircraft for one last time. The last 747 passenger flight departed from Sydney for the last time today. It was the first in a series of 3 farewell flights, allowing Australians to say goodbye to the

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KLM IS GOING TO OPERATE TWO OF ITS RETIRED BOEING 747s AGAIN ON CARGO FLIGHTS TO CHINA

KLM will operate two of its retired Boeing 747s again on cargo flights to China

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – According to luchtvaartnieuws.nl, KLM is going to operate the phased out Boeing 747 passenger aircraft again, after the Dutch national carrier retired the Queen of the skies on March 29. KLM is setting up a cargo airlift to China, in partnership with Philips, to transport medical equipment and other cargo. From April 13, The airline will

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