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How to Fly the Queen of the Skies (2024)

Are you one of those people, who were always looking at the glamorous Boeing 747 taxing, wishing that one day you would fly it? Say no more, there is quite a few of us. If you still have that experience left to be checked off your aviation bucket list you…

Boeing Delivers Last Ever 747 to Atlas Air

On Jan. 31, 2023, Boeing delivered the last Boeing 747 ever built to its owner, Atlas Air. The delivery marks an end to the iconic jet's 54-year production run at Boeing's Everett factory, with a total of 1,574 units built. It also marks a real end to an era in…

Boeing’s Production of Final 747 Marks End of Era

Earlier this week, the final Boeing 747 ever produced emerged from the paint shop in Portland, Oregon to a flurry of disappointment from aviation enthusiasts and historians alike.  N863GT, the final Boeing 747, rolled out of the assembly line in early December of 2022 to much speculation as to whether…

Boeing’s Final 747 Exits Everett Factory

Manufacturing giant Boeing has marked the end of an era as its last 747 rolled out of the factory in Everett,Wash., on Tuesday. With the event having dominated global headlines, the 747-8 Freighter will be delivered to Atlas Air in early 2023, becoming the  freight line's 53rd 747. Referencing the…

Join Us at Wings Over Illawarra

Across the globe, AirlineGeeks and you – our community – are joined by one love: the love of flight. That love takes many forms, from airlines to aerobatics. For this reason, we are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring one of Australia’s largest air shows – the annual Wings Over…

Interview: Adept Test Pilot’s Perspective on Aviation’s Future

"They were called test pilots. And no one knew their names," - The Right Stuff So begins the story of Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff, and the story of modern aviation. For every new engine, every new system, and every new aircraft, it is this unique breed of pilot who…

American Express Shows Off New Delta 747-Themed Credit Card

Ever wanted an aviation-themed credit card outside of the normal airline co-branded ones? Well, on Wednesday Delta Air Lines and American Express are making this possible with a brand new lineup of credit cards with a touch of Delta aviation history. Made with a retired Delta 747 aircraft, this credit…

First of Last: Atlas Air Takes Delivery of Boeing 747-8F,…

U.S. cargo and charter airline Atlas Air took delivery of the first of four Boeing 747-8Fs (freighters) it plans to add to its fleet during 2022. The aircraft will operate on behalf of its Chinese customer Cainiao, the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, as part of a previously announced long-term agreement. The…

India Aviation Authority Deregisters Air India’s Last Boeing 74s7s

Last week, India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) deregistered the last four Boeing 747-400s still listed as assets in the fleet of Air India, the national airline recently sold to the Tata Sons Group. With this, one of the last passenger jumbo jet operators in the world is saying…