Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 747-300’

Airline News

So Long, Senior Fleet

Posted September 30, 2016 by Justin Schlechter

Today marks the end of an era as Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways flies its last scheduled passenger 747-400 flight and retires the final 3 aircraft. Columnist Justin Schlecter takes a look back at his 7 years spent flying the 747 in the right seat for Cathay.

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An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on final approach to Boston Logan Airport. (Photo by Michael Philip Manheim/NARA)
On This Day in Aviation History

August 5th in Aviation History: First American DC-10 Flight, Reagan Fires FAA Controllers

Posted August 5, 2014 by Matt Molnar

On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War’s first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.

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Photo of the Day: ANA's 777 arrival to Washington Dulles is greeted by hundreds of birds. (Photo by Nick Peterman)
Final Call

Final Call: Did Direct Air Management Steal $29 Million From Customers?

Posted March 28, 2012 by Matt Molnar

Direct Air management may have stolen $29 million from the company in its last days, Bezos says he knows where to pick up Apollo 11′s F-1 engines, a TSA supervisor is arrested for running a prostitution ring, and more…

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(Photo by Luimer Cordero)
Aviation News

PHOTO: Southern Air Unveils New Paint Scheme

Posted March 16, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Cargo charter airline Southern Air introduced a new paint scheme on one of their Boeing 747-300s, which was caught at Miami International Airport by Luimer Cordero.

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