Top News on Boeing 747

  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure


    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.


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  • ​Replacement of Gatwick-based 747s tops Virgin fleet agenda

    News | 24 Oct 2014 10:35 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Virgin Atlantic is to turn its attention to deciding how to replace its London Gatwick-based Boeing 747 fleet, now that the UK carrier has started operating its first 787-9.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Replacement-of-Gatwick-based-747s-tops-Virgin-fleet-agenda-405202/
  • Polar Air to operate two more 747s for DHL

    News | 23 Oct 2014 14:03 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Polar Air Cargo will begin operating another two Boeing 747 freighters for shipping company DHL Express on 26 October, Polar’s parent company Atlas Air announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Polar-Air-to-operate-two-more-747s-for-DHL-405153/
  • BA to increase capacity to Denver with 747 upgauge

    News | 21 Oct 2014 22:01 | Edward Russell

    ​British Airways will fly a Boeing 747-400 to Denver International airport from March 2015, increasing capacity on the route as it has many of its services to North America.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BA-to-increase-capacity-to-Denver-with-747-upgauge-405049/
  • ​ANALYSIS: China country report July-September 2014

    News | 21 Oct 2014 00:17 | Firdaus Hashim

    The word ‘new’ was clearly the catchphrase for Chinese airlines between July and September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-China-country-report-July-September-2014-404790/
  • NBAA Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor quits after successful year

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:09 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Boeing Business Jets president Capt Steve Taylor says he is quitting the organisation on a high, after net orders hit double figures this year for the first time since 2008.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Boeing-Business-Jets-president-Steve-Taylor-quits-after-successful-year-404961/
  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    News | 17 Oct 2014 11:18 | Murdo Morrison

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ultimate-corporate-jets-Nine-private-aircraft-that-combine-business-with-pleasure-404881/