After months of speculation, the last new-build Boeing 747 was delivered at the end of January. Chris Sloan travelled to Seattle to join industry legends, retired employees – and a very special celebrity guest – to mark the occasion
The last ever Boeing 747 to be built was handed over on January 31, 2023, in a ceremony at Paine Field, Washington that was broadcast live on the internet.
Boeing has revealed that the last Boeing 747 to be built will be handed over to the customer in a ceremony on January 31, 2023.
The last ever Boeing 747 to be built has just been painted and was noted departing Portland International Airport in Oregon on January 10.
The end of the Boeing 747 era has moved one step closer following the delivery of the second to last airframe.
Using a fleet of Boeing widebody freighters, the carrier is scheduled to start operations in 2023. Find out more on Key.Aero.
Shortly after take-off, the heavily loaded widebody experienced a low-speed incident on climb out