Trip Reports
Trulli
Boarding the BOAC retro 747 (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

Trip Report: Flying First Class in Seat 1A on a British Airways 747 from Washington…

There is undoubtedly something special about flying on a Boeing 747. In one sense, it’s like taking a ride on a piece of history as the jet is not only aesthetically pleasing but also an emblem of ingenuity. The Queen of the Skies, as the aircraft is affectionately known, is by far the most easily recognizable airplane in the skies today. En route to the delivery of Japan Airlines' first Airbus A350-900 XWB in Toulouse, I had the opportunity to…

50 Years Later: The Queen of the Skies’ Reign is…

On Sept. 30 1968,  a new era began and is still around, as a nostalgic landmark of what the commercial aviation industry has been, and will never be again. On a day like today 50 years ago, Boeing unveiled its first 747-100, kicking off what would soon be known as…