Tag: Queen of the Skies

Official: Boeing to End Production of Legendary 747 in 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute After long speculations and unconfirmed statements, Boeing has finally affirmed that the production of the 747 “Queen of the Skies” will come to an end in 2022. The information has been revealed by Boeing CEO in the letter to employees on quarterly results and market realities. “The reality is the pandemic’s impact on the aviation […]

End of Era: Last Qantas Boeing 747 Bids the Very Final Farewell

Reading Time: 2 minutes The final flight QF7474 of the last Qantas Boeing 747 jumbo has already took place. Almost five decades of mutual history of ‘Queen of the Skies’ and Australia’s national carrier is over. The very first jumbo jet entered Qantas fleet in 1971. In 1979, Qantas even became the first airline to operate an all Boeing […]

#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 […]