British Airways Boeing 747-400 NEGUS (Image: Stuart Bailey/British Airways)
Civil Aviation

Negus 747 to be preserved at Cotswold Airport

Cotswold Airport put a mysterious post up late on Sunday evening on its Instagram story saying that news was dropping and pictured the British Airways Negus Liveried Boeing 747-400. Shortly after midnight, they posted another part of the story saying “We have saved her” meaning that G-CIVB was being saved [read more]

British Airways Boeing 747-400 Oneworld at Cardiff Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing confirms the end of the 747

US airframer Boeing has confirmed that it is to cease production of the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet with the last ever Boeing 747, a -8F model for UPS, expected to leave Seattle in 2022. We broke the news of the cancellation earlier in July but Boeing confirmed the news came [read more]

A Boeing 747-8i in Lufthansa Retro colours
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing to cease 747 production after 50 years

Boeing is ready to end production of the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet after 50 years according to Bloomberg. Employees haven’t been officially told yet but according to “subtle wording changes in financial statements” the last Boeing 747-8 will leave the Seattle factory in 2022. The news comes as many airlines [read more]