Boeing and the International Airlines Group (IAG) have announced, that British Airways will receive up to 42 Boeing 777X aircraft throughout a fleet renewal plan.
As Delta Air Lines will retire it´s Boeing 747 fleet by the end of December 2017, the passenger version of the legendary Jumbo-Jet will get even rarer.
47 years after the very first flight of the Boeing 747 for United Airlines from San Francisco to Honolulu, the airline recreated this event on November 7, 2017 for the very last flight if this type of aircraft. For the carrier and for Boeing, this was a historic farewell journey. The last United Airlines Boeing 747 flight departed under the flight number UA747 from San Francisco to Honolulu with more than 300 passengers, employees and distinguished guests on board.