Boeing 747

Boeing reaches deal with Atlas Air for four remaining 747-8F

Boeing has done what seems to be the final sale of a 747: the manufacturer agreed to sell four Boeing 747-8F aircraft to Atlas Air, a US-based airline....


China Airlines schedules final passenger flight with Boeing 747

The final hurrah of China Airlines operating passenger flights with the Boeing 747 is set. The airline will say goodbye to its last passenger 747....


Looking back at iconic Boeing 747 liveries | Best of 2020

Possibly, there is no other aircraft that has become such an icon of the aviation industry. There is good reason why the Boeing 747 was named the Queen of the Skies, as the sheer size alone put the quad-engine jet on a throne. After all, the 1970s were not exactly famous for the variety of wide-body jetliners. The 747 had to compete with the shorter and smaller wingspan wide-body aircraft like the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 or the Lockheed L-1011. A...


British Airways Boeing 747 retrospective | Best of 2020

As we say farewell to one of the most iconic duos, British Airways and Boeing 747, we look back at the history of the airline and the double-decker....


How well do you know Boeing 747? | Best of 2020

This quiz was originally published on AeroTime News on March 22, 2020. The latest, and largest, variant of the passenger service Jumbo Jet, the Boeing 747-8I embarked on its maiden flight on March 20, 2011. To commemorate the occasion, AeroTime News prepared a quiz about a revolutionary aircraft family, which has been soaring the skies for half a century.  Boeing 747 quiz  ...


Former Libyan agent indicted for 1988 Lockerbie bombing

A former Libyan secret service agent was indicted for participating in the bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988....


Virgin Atlantic last Boeing 747 departs for final flight

British air carrier Virgin Atlantic says farewell to its last Boeing 747....


Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 to turn into pretty troop carrier

Virgin Atlantic farewelled its final Boeing 747. The “Pretty Woman” is set to start a second life as an American troop carrier.  ...


#SaveLandor #SaveBOAC: British Airways preserve iconic 747s

U-turning its initial decision, British Airways will indeed #SaveLandor and #SaveBOAC and preserve two of its retro-livered Boeing 747 aircraft....


Do you know which airlines retired these aircraft? [Quiz]

While airlines cannot be what they are without aircraft, sometimes the latter has to go for a variety of reasons. But do you know which airlines have retired some of their aircraft?...