The 17-year-old 747-438 now joins thousands of other aircraft being stored at the boneyard due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Qantas final 747 departed Sydney for Los Angeles on Wednesday, but not before tributes flooded in for the most iconic aircraft in Australian aviation’s history.
In this episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast, hosts Phil Tarrant and Adam Thorn discuss whether airlines and airports should be airing their dirty laundry in public.
In this episode of Australian Aviation, hosts Phil Tarrant and Adam Thorn delve into the implications of the lockdown on domestic travel, new developments in the Virgin saga, and Qantas’ early retirement of its ‘Queen of the Skies’ 747.
The flights will go on sale at midday on Wednesday and will operate on Monday 13 July (Sydney), Wednesday 15 July (Brisbane) and Friday 17 July (Canberra).
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