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Lufthansa’s 747 fleet has been making moves lately. And in a world with far too few passenger 747s, that’s great news. After the airline…
Given the state of things in aviation amid a pandemic that appears to be worsening in Europe and the Americas, you might assume a…
When British Airways flew its iconic 747-400 out of Heathrow for the last time earlier this month, it was really the end of an…
The first three years of this decade were supposed to see a gradual and dignified retirement of major airlines’ passenger 747 fleets. With COVID-19…
The pandemic has put a number of older airplanes into expedited retirement this year, pushing down the world’s average fleet age. Still, it wouldn’t…
Earlier this week British Airways flight BA269 from London to Los Angeles had a problem with its flaps and the crew decided to return to…
The final Qantas 747 departure from Australia left Sydney Wednesday afternoon for Los Angeles. Before heading across the Pacific, VH-OEJ took to the sky…
Qantas announced the retirement of its 747 fleet at the end of June, bringing an official end to nearly 50 years of service with…
This weekend, KLM will operate its final Boeing 747 passenger flights, bringing an end to nearly 50 years of service with the airline. The…
British Airways set a new New York–London subsonic commercial aircraft speed record on 9 February with the BA112 landing in London 4 hours 56…
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