Boeing to Retire 747 Jumbo Jet Written 6 July 2020


Engines on a Boeing 747-8 are started just prior to the plane's first flight, in Everett, WA, 8 Feb. 2010. | Ted S. Warren; Associated Press–©

Reuters reported that The Boeing Company “is pulling the plug on its 747 jumbo jet, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.” The final aircraft is going to “roll out of a Seattle area factory in about two years, according to the Bloomberg report.” Major US airlines such as Delta have already retired the aircraft.’
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