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British Airways (BA/BAW) has confirmed that is retiring the Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet with immediate effect. The airline was the world’s largest operator of the type and has operated the Boeing 747-100, -200 and -400 variants. In a communication to staff British Airways said: “With much regret, we are proposing, [read more]
British Airways (BA/BAW) has signalled the possible end of its Boeing 747-400 operations as it cancels all further training and recency on the type. The airline is the worlds largest operator of the Boeing 747-400 but with the fleet being modernised with incoming aircraft such as the Airbus A350, Boeing [read more]
With the news that Virgin Atlantic is retiring its remaining 7 Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jets its a very real possibility that we could come out of this pandemic with none of the type left in the UK fleet. The once exulted “Queen of the Skies” was the airliner of choice [read more]