‘Landor scope and glory’

Former British Airways Boeing 747 G-BNLY welcomed passengers on board again during its debut Landor Experience Day. Aviation News editor Jamie Ewan was there

With the type’s world-renowned lines on show, former British Airway’s Boeing 747 G-BNLY awaits the crowds on June 26. Bedecked in its glorious retro Landor scheme, the aircraft flew its final revenue flight (Cape Town, South Africa-London Heathrow) with the carrier on March 22, 2020
KEY-Jamie Ewan

I was lucky enough to fly commercially on the Boeing 747 several times while growing up, little knowing it would become a ‘bucket list’ experience in later years. But with more and more modern ultra-efficient twinjets coming online, especially over the last decade or so, the four-engined icon’s days were already numbered when the pandemic took hold.

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