Queen Of The Skies

What are the oldest Boeing 747 planes still in service?

Do you know which variant of the old and beloved Boeing 747 Queen of the Skies still operates passenger flights?  ...


Boeing 747 fans from New Zealand initiate a jet rescue plan

A group of aviation enthusiasts from New Zealand has gathered for a noble purpose to save the former Air New Zealand Boeing 747 jet from scrapping....


Queen lives on in cargo: brand new Boeing 747-8F joins UPS fleet

On September 3, 2020, UPS received its 17th Boeing 747-8F. Four more aircraft are going to be delivered by the end of the year....


Boeing confirms that production of 747 will end in 2022

Rumors about the end of production of the Boeing 747 were put to bed, as Boeing officially confirmed that the final Queen of the Skies will roll out in 2022....


Another Queen bites the dust: Qantas retires last 747

The July 22, 2020 marks the official end of the Boeing 747 era for Qantas Airways as their Queen of the Skies is set to complete her final journey over the Pacific Ocean (flight number QF7474), signifying the conclusion to her almost-50-year reign....


Boeing Revealed The Queen Of The Skies - The Boeing 747 50 Years Ago

On February 9th, 1969 Boeing revealed the Queen of The Skies to the world. The Boeing 747 became a true icon. And it has successfully carried its legacy to this day. Read its story:...