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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 they retire the iconic Boeing 747 (B747) aircraft from their

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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 into the sunset with much fanfare. United’s 747-400s called San

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United Airlines Announces Final Boeing 747-400 Flight

    United Airlines Announces Final Boeing 747-400 Flight

MIAMI — United Airlines has scheduled the final flight of its Boeing 747-400, ending more than 45 years of history for the Queen of the Skies at United. United Flight 747

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Best of Airways — Engine Out Ferries

    Best of Airways — Engine Out Ferries

By Captain John Marshall • Airways Magazine, May 2017 In the early days of jet transports, the engine that powered the Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8 was the familiar Pratt

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Analysis: Worldwide Worsening Widebody Woes

    Analysis: Worldwide Worsening Widebody Woes

Cover photo by Alex Esguerra – Airways Staff Photographer MIAMI – At first glance and in advance of the 52nd

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5th Anniversary: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural First Flight

    5th Anniversary: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural First Flight

Editor’s Note: This week marked the 5th year anniversary of the entry into service of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental by

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May 21, 1987: American Airlines Starts Trans-Pacific Operations

    May 21, 1987: American Airlines Starts Trans-Pacific Operations

MIAMI — Thirty years ago, American Airlines (AA) inaugurated its first service from the United States to Japan, with a

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A Special Flight ‘Airways 747’

    A Special Flight ‘Airways 747’

Every day that I go to fly my ‘Queen’—the Boeing 747-400—I have a smile on my face. However, this time, I

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Boeing Q4 2016 and 2017 Guidance Live Blog

    Boeing Q4 2016 and 2017 Guidance Live Blog

MIAMI – The Boeing Company recorded a net profit of $1.6 billion for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016, up

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A Look at the Remaining Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 Orders & Deliveries

    A Look at the Remaining Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 Orders & Deliveries

MIAMI — Jumbo and superjumbo jets have captivated people for decades; there is just something magnificent about watching a four-engine

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