747 "The Queen of the Skies" Flies Final U.S. Passenger Add Video

747 Flies Final U.S. Passenger By Mary Grady Boeing's 747, the iconic humped two-decker jet, flew its last flight for United Airlines on Tuesday. The four-engine widebody has lost ground to more-efficient modern aircraft. A United Airlines crew flew the final trip, from San Francisco to Honolulu, tracing the same route as the first United 747 flight in 1970. From a 1970s-inspired menu to retro uniforms for flight attendants to inflight entertainment befitting of that first flight, passengers will help send "The Queen of the Skies" off in true style. United said in a news release.

Posted by Neal Holland on November 12, 2017 at 6:08 PM 1364 Views