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Retired British Airways 747 In Strange Fire Incident

Retired British Airways 747 In Strange Fire Incident

A British Airways 747 in storage in Castellón airport in Spain caught fire in unknown circumstances today. The airline retired the aircraft earlier in the year. The aircraft, which had the registration G-CIVD, is a 747-400, MSN 27349, wearing BA’s One World livery. It...
KLM 747-400 Hit By Other KLM’s Wingtip

KLM 747-400 Hit By Other KLM’s Wingtip

In an incident at Amsterdam Schiphol, a now retired KLM 747-400 came into contact with another aircraft. The precise circumstances of the incident are unknown. 2020 has not been kind to many things, in aviation and beyond. It certainly hasn’t been good for KLM’s or...
Virgin Atlantic’s Last Boeing 747 Leaves Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic’s Last Boeing 747 Leaves Heathrow

THE AIRCRAFT WILL BE MOVING OVER TO ATLAS AIR Virgin Atlantic’s last Boeing 747 aircraft has now left the airline’s new London Heathrow home. The aircraft is heading to Las Vegas as it becomes part of the Atlas Air fleet of aircraft. The departure follows that of...
Another British Airways Jumbo To Be Preserved

Another British Airways Jumbo To Be Preserved

After initial speculation that they would disappear unceremoniously, at least two of British Airways’ Jumbo Jets have found new homes. Their iconic shape is becoming a rarer sight in the sky, but at least some will continue impressing crowds on the ground. Many...
KLM Retire Final Boeing 747s Tomorrow

KLM Retire Final Boeing 747s Tomorrow

QUEEN OF THE SKIES TO RETIRE KLM is set to retire its last two Boeing 747s on Sunday. The airline had initially planned to put the aircraft into retirement earlier this year. However, they were brought back into service to act as makeshift freighters. According to...