British Airways to Retire Boeing 747 Written 17 July 2020


A British Airways Boeing 747 with landing gear extended. |  Wikipedia; Public Domain

Reuters reports that British Airways (BA), “the world’s largest operator of Boeing 747, said late Thursday it would retire its entire jumbo jet fleet with immediate effect due to the downturn in travel industry caused by the coronavirus pandemic.” BA “added that it will operate more flights on modern, fuel-efficient aircraft such as its new A350s and 787s and expects such aircraft to help in achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.”
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