Back to Squawk list
  • 8

End of an Era: The last two British Airways Boeing 747s prepare to depart London Hearthrow

Submitted
British Airways’ last Heathrow based 747s will retire on the morning of Thursday, October 8, 2020 Social media users are invited to share their memories of the aircraft at 7.47am and 7.47pm on Thursday to mark the occasion using #BA747farewell The retirement of the airline’s fleet of 747-400 was brought forward as a result of the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the airline and the aviation sector, which is not predicted to recover to 2019 levels until 2023/24 British Airways has… (worldairlinenews.com) More...

Sort type: [Top] [Newest]


djames225
djames225 3
Hoping for a parallel takeoff but mother nature put a sock in that 1. Another sad day seeing "The Queens" leave the nest for the final time.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtJ5--U82oA
ADXbear
ADXbear 4
Aweful day for all us aviation lovers, I'll never get my first 747 ride..

:(
royhunte92
Roy Hunte 2
Lufthansa is still flying theirs. You still have a chance.
tom239
tom239 2
The preceding revenue flight that brought G-CIVB into Heathrow was from KMIA. "Flew in from Miami Beach BOAC", to use The Beatles' phrasing.
jdriskell
James Driskell 2
What a shame! Returned from Europe in the 1970s on a BA 747-200 (probably). Japan and back on NW Orient 747s also in the 1970s. Light loads and plenty of room to roam. Later flights on other 747s. She was truly, "The Queen of the Skies!"
DAL521
DAL521 3
This Hurts :(

Login

Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!
This website uses cookies. By using and further navigating this website, you accept this.
Dismiss
Did you know that FlightAware flight tracking is supported by advertising?
You can help us keep FlightAware free by allowing ads from FlightAware.com. We work hard to keep our advertising relevant and unobtrusive to create a great experience. It's quick and easy to whitelist ads on FlightAware or please consider our premium accounts.
Dismiss