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Boeing delivers its last 747 jet

ECNS 01 Feb 2023
Boeing on Tuesday delivered its last built "Queen of the Skies" — the 747 jumbo jet that helped change air travel forever more than a half-century ago ... The 747, the world's first twin-aisle passenger jet, made its first flight in 1969, connecting international cities that had never had direct routes and helping mass travel become commonplace.
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Boeing delivers last 747 jumbo jets

The Siasat Daily 01 Feb 2023
The building housed more jet programs and grew to be the largest by volume in the world ... The figure is down from more than 130 in service as passenger jets at the end of 2019, just before the Covid-19 pandemic crippled demand for air travel, especially on international routes on which the 747 and other widebody jets were primarily used.
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Boeing completes the last ever delivery of the iconic 747 jumbo jet

Engadget 01 Feb 2023
The 747 was one of the most famous four-engine widebody jets in the world and revolutionized air travel by doubling passenger capacity and thereby lowering the price of each seat ... As Reuters notes, the company only delivered five 747s in 2022, though the whole program itself produced 1,574 jets.
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Boeing bids farewell to ‘Queen of the Skies’ 747 that redefined jet-age air travel

Irish Independent 01 Feb 2023
Thousands of Boeing employees – including some of the so-called “Incredibles” who developed the jet in the 1960s – are expected to watch the last delivery of the historic plane, which brought air travel to the masses and represented an indelible slice of ...
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Taking off: The last Boeing 747 leaves the factory

The Spokesman-Review 01 Feb 2023
– More than a half-century ago, Boeing unveiled the 747, a massive and striking airplane that captured the public imagination and brought air travel to the masses. The jet has been a workhorse since, ferrying passengers and cargo around the world ... The plane transformed air travel and became a symbol of American ingenuity.
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Boeing delivers last 747, saying goodbye to ‘Queen of the Skies’

FX Empire 01 Feb 2023
... “jumbo jet” ruled the skies. Thousands of Boeing employees – including some of the so-called “Incredibles” who developed the jet in the 1960s – watched the last delivery of the historic plane, which brought air travel to the masses and represented an indelible slice of Americana.
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Boeing, Atlas Air Celebrate Delivery of Final 747, an Airplane that Transformed Aviation and Global ...

Ellensburg Daily Record 01 Feb 2023
Boeing continued to improve on the original design with models like the 747-400 in 1988 and the final 747-8 model that was launched in 2005; across all the models, the jet has delivered unmatched operating economics and efficiency to travel and air cargo markets.
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The last Boeing 747 leaves the factoryThe 747 is composed of about 6 million parts ...

Deccan Herald 01 Feb 2023
More than a half-century ago, Boeing unveiled the 747, a massive and striking airplane that captured the public imagination and brought air travel to the masses. The jet has been a workhorse since, ferrying passengers and cargo around the world ... The plane transformed air travel and became a symbol of American ingenuity.
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A cat reviews Netflix’s new docuseries about the world’s richest dog

The Los Angeles Times 01 Feb 2023
[Editor’s note. This review was written by Times TV critic Robert Lloyd’s cat, Visity Kitty.]. I don’t watch a lot of television, ordinarily being busy with sleeping, eating, chasing things that aren’t there and trying to teach the people around here how to speak my language ... Just the word “squirrel” can set them off ... Got to travel? Private jet ... Where.
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Jet Set: How to Put Together the Best Airport Outfits to Travel in Style

New York Observer 31 Jan 2023
Welcome to Jet Set, a recurring feature in which we highlight our favorite accessories and travel must-haves that are perfect for any kind of trip. Travel is starting to open up again, and whether you’re already packing for your next adventure or you’re just beginning to ...
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The end of the golden age of air travel: Boeing's last commercial 747 is set ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jan 2023
The jumbo jet delivered this week marks the last 747 Boeing will ever build, and signals the close of an age of innovation that reshaped the landscape of commerce and normalized global travel for the everyman ... Before the 747, commercial air travel was limited to single-aisle jets ...
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If you experience brain fog, memory loss during long flights, here's what you should do

Indian Express 31 Jan 2023
While many love the experience of travelling by flight, it can be a nightmare for others who often complain of experiencing jet lag, nausea, memory loss, or brain fog post their journey ... flying to jet lag ... *Get plenty of rest before travelling as sleep deficit can worsen jet lag.
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Boeing says farewell to 'Queen of the Skies' with last 747 delivery

Democratic Underground 31 Jan 2023
(CNN) — More than half a century since the original jumbo jet ushered in a glamorous new jet age, helping bringing affordable air travel to millions of passengers, the last-ever Boeing 747 was scheduled to be delivered on Tuesday, ...
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Last Boeing 747 rolls out of the factory: How the 'queen of the skies' reigned ...

Hastings Tribune 31 Jan 2023
It was the first wide-body “jumbo jet” ever built ... airlines have retired their 747s, marking the end of an era, I believe it’s worth remembering the amazing story of the airplane that helped make international air travel affordable. The jumbo jet is born ... The 747 was – and is – probably the most easily recognizable jet airliner.

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