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Finding the Clipper Juan T. Trippe – In 2017

    Finding the Clipper Juan T. Trippe – In 2017

MIAMI — I have always been a total airplane geek. One of my most favorite airplanes that has always been very special to my heart is Pan Am’s N747PA, the

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Delta’s Boeing 747-400 Farewell Flight Schedules Announced

    Delta’s Boeing 747-400 Farewell Flight Schedules Announced

MIAMI — It hasn’t been an easy year for the Queen of the Skies. Less than a week ago, United retired the iconic Boeing 747 from its fleet, leaving behind 47

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Farewell Friend Ship 747: Final Curtain Call For United’s 747-400

    Farewell Friend Ship 747: Final Curtain Call For United’s 747-400

By Cody Diamond and Ben Wang Farewell Friend Ship United launched Boeing 747-100 Friend Ship service from San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL) on July 23, 1970, following delivery of

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Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Three

    Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Three

SAN FRANCISCO – In part one, I traveled from San Francisco to Frankfurt on my quest to fly around the world on United’s Boeing 747-400, days before the airline retires

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Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Two

    Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Two

SAN FRANCISCO — In part one, I traveled from San Francisco to Frankfurt on my quest to fly around the world

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Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part One

    Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part One

SAN FRANCISCO — I had a dilemma when planning my trip flying United Airlines’ final international 747 flight from Seoul-Incheon (ICN)

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Flight Review: Onboard United’s Final Boeing 747 International Flight (+Photos)

    Flight Review: Onboard United’s Final Boeing 747 International Flight (+Photos)

Written by Cody Diamond and Ben Wang SAN FRANCISCO – On October 26, I made my way from San Francisco (SFO)

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United 747 Retirement: Newark Employee Farewell Tour (+Photos)

    United 747 Retirement: Newark Employee Farewell Tour (+Photos)

NEWARK — The journey of United’s Queen of the Skies is nearing its end. It is a fact. Unfortunately, however,

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Onboard United’s 747 Farewell Special Employee Flights

    Onboard United’s 747 Farewell Special Employee Flights

Written by: Bill Sablesak MIAMI – This fall United Airlines (UAL) will say goodbye to the Queen of Skies, as

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United Commemorates the 747’s Retirement with Retro 1970s Titles

    United Commemorates the 747’s Retirement with Retro 1970s Titles

MIAMI – As United’s Queen of the Skies are prepared for its retirement, the company is ensuring the iconic Jumbo flies away

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