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Bangkok 747 Café: World’s Largest Airplane Eatery

A flight of stairs stands in front of you to climb onto the iconic Boeing 747, but this time, it’s not to take to the skies but rather for some lip-smacking Thai cuisine.

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Aviation Regulator Deregisters Air India’s Boeing 747s

It might just be the end of the road for the last four Boeing 747s of Air India (AI).

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Secrets of the Boeing 777X Wingtips

The Boeing 777X is one of the most awaited aircraft to hit the market and an eye-catching feature is its foldable winglets.

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The Sad All-White 747 That Barely Flew

With just 42 hours of flying, this massive Boeing 747-8 has left Basel (BSL), Switzerland after 10 years.

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4/14/1971: BOAC Places First Boeing 747 into Service

Today in Aviation, British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) placed the Boeing 747 into commercial service in 1971. 

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Today in Aviation: The “Queen of the Skies” Takes Flight

Today in Aviation, At 11:34 PST, the prototype Boeing 747 took to the skies for the first time in 1969 from Seattle, Washington.

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Today in Aviation: The Mighty Boeing 747 Enters Revenue Service

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, the Boeing 747 ‘Jumbo Jet’ was placed into commercial service with launch customer Pan Am (PA) in 1970. Flight PA2, operated by ’Clipper Victor’ (N736PA), departed New York (JFK) bound for London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, the inaugural service had been full of turbulence and wasn’t the launch that PA […]

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The Last Pan Am Flight out of Vietnam

The mission 1965/31 took place at Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) in Saigon —now Ho Chi Minh City— six days before the fall of the city on April 30, 1975. 

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