Tag: last flight

Last Boeing 727 Aircraft Carrying Passengers Retired

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manufactured in April, 1980, Boeing 727 operating for Iran Aseman Airline made its final scheduled passenger flight from Zahedan city to Tehran in the middle of January, 2019, bringing the era of 727s to an end. This was world’s last Boeing 727 carrying passengers. Particularly this aircraft was 38-years-old and the last one to carry […]

#AVGEEK | World’s Oldest Boeing 747-400 in Service Bids Final Farewell

Reading Time: 1 minute After almost 30 years of active service, the oldest operating “Queen of the Skies” in the world belonging to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines bis its final farewell. Being in service since June 1989, Boeing 747-400 named City of Bangkok spent a total of 134,279 hours in the air and performed 18,024 take-offs. Notably, this equals […]

United Says Farewell to the “Queen of the Skies”

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines has ended its 47-year relationship with the Boeing 747 with a special ‘retro’ flight from San Francisco to Honolulu in acknowledgement of its first-ever commercial flight on July 23, 1970. This last flight follows on from the carrier’s final international 747 flight, from Seoul to San Francisco, on October 29. More than 300 […]

United Completes Last International Flight for Boeing 747 Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes After departing Seoul-Incheon Airport one last time, United Airlines flight 892 touched down at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday at San Francisco International Airport. The arrival of this flight marked the last international regularly scheduled flight for the airline’s Boeing 747. The airline flew its 374-seat jet from its San Francisco hub to many Asian destinations […]

The First Boeing 727 Made It’s Last Flight

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the Museum of Flight made the final flight of the first ever built Boeing 727 from its Restoration Center down to the actual museum, we look back at the history of the Boeing 727 program. This specific aircraft, N7001U, has spent the past 25 years at the Museum of Flight Restoration Center up at Paine […]