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 landed safely at Las Vegas … Continue reading LAST BRITISH BOEING 747 MAKES LAST FLIGHT FROM LONDON HEATHROW

Qantas Completes Last Boeing 747 Flight With Passengers From Sydney

QANTAS COMPLETES LAST BOEING 747 PASSENGER FLIGHT 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 ‘Queen of the Skies’ after … Continue reading QANTAS COMPLETES LAST BOEING 747 PASSENGER FLIGHT FROM SYDNEY

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

KLM IS GOING TO 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 be operating 5 cargo flights … Continue reading KLM IS GOING TO OPERATE TWO OF ITS RETIRED BOEING 747s AGAIN ON CARGO FLIGHTS TO CHINA

Last Flight of Qantas Boeing 747

VIDEO – LAST FLIGHT OF QANTAS BOEING 747

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Sunday March 29, 2020 was a very sad day for aviation, as KLM and Qantas has retired their Boeing 747s, closing off an almost 50-year chapter of their incredible history as the oldest national carriers in the world – KLM celebrated its 100th anniversary in October last year and Qantas will have its 100th anniversary in November of this year. It’s likely … Continue reading VIDEO – LAST FLIGHT OF QANTAS BOEING 747

Live Stream KLM Boeing 747 Last Arrival

VIDEO – WATCH LIVE STREAM LAST ARRIVAL KLM BOEING 747

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Today is a very sad day in KLM’s history and for aviation history in general – KLM will say goodbye today to the most beautiful airliner ever made – the iconic KLM Boeing 747 Queen of the skies will touchdown at Amsterdam Schiphol for the last time ever, much earlier than planned. To prevent further spread of the coronavirus. People are advised not … Continue reading VIDEO – WATCH LIVE STREAM LAST ARRIVAL KLM BOEING 747

Last Flight KLM Boeing 747

SAD FAREWELL FOR KLM BOEING 747

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Today is a very sad day in KLM’s 100-year history and for aviation history in general as KLM will say goodbye today to the most beautiful airliner ever made – the iconic KLM Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet, also known as the Queen of the skies. The City of Tokyo will touchdown at Amsterdam Schiphol for the last time ever, much earlier … Continue reading SAD FAREWELL FOR KLM BOEING 747

KLM has said farewell again to a Boeing 747

KLM HAS SAID FAREWELL ONCE AGAIN TO A BOEING 747

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – KLM has said farewell once again to one of their Boeing 747s – the City of Jakarta with registration PH-BFI. The Queen of the skies departed from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for the last time in the morning of December 27, 2019. The last flight was to Teruel Airport in Spain, where the aircraft will be stripped of valuable parts and then demolished. … Continue reading KLM HAS SAID FAREWELL ONCE AGAIN TO A BOEING 747

REMEMBERING JOE SUTTER, ‘FATHER OF THE BOEING 747’

SEATTLE – Today we remember Boeing icon Joe Sutter. He passed away 3 years ago on August 30, 2016 at the age of 95. In the mid-60s, Sutter led the team that designed the Boeing 747. He was given the nickname “Father of the 747”. Father of the 747 Joseph Frederick “Joe” Sutter (March 21, 1921 – August 30, 2016) was an American engineer for the Boeing Airline … Continue reading REMEMBERING JOE SUTTER, ‘FATHER OF THE BOEING 747’