Negus retro livery arrives at Heathrow Airport.(Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

British Airways’ Retired 747 to be Converted into a Cinema, Museum and Business Center

On Oct. 8th, British Airways’ last 747 touched down at Cotswold Airport in Kemble, England after 26 years in the sky. While it may be the end of its days as a commercial jet, this 747 isn’t done serving the public. By spring 2021, the aircraft will be permanently parked at Cotswold Airport and converted into a cinema, conference venue and education center. Life as a Commercial Jet The aircraft, registered as G-CIVB, entered service at British Airways in 1994…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation History: Champion Air

Charter airlines are often overlooked in the aviation world. They operate irregular schedules on unusual routes. One of the more successful charter operators was Champion Air. Til their demise in early 2008 the airline provided service for sports teams, tour operators, and the United States government. The airline began was…