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For Delta flight attendant Holly R. and pilot Gene P., the 747 is more than the beloved Queen of the Skies. It was a matchmaker at 35,000 feet. "We met nine years ago on the 747-400," Gene said. "Since then we've spent years flying this airplane together around the world ...
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Next on the 747 farewell tour, Delta Ship 6314 made its way from Seattle to Atlanta where employees and customers who redeemed significant amounts of SkyMiles for a ride celebrated and shared their favorite memories about flying with the Queen of the Skies. "It's a very special occasion, especially for ...
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On the first stop of Delta's farewell tour, employees at the airline's hub in Detroit celebrated and shared their favorite memories about flying with the Queen of Skies. "The 747 is special because there will be nothing, probably ever, quite like it. It has flown all over the world so ...
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SEOUL - Nearly 400 customers, crew and employees said a formal farewell to Delta's 747-400 on Sunday morning to commemorate the Queen of the Skies' retirement from Delta revenue flights. "The B747-400 has been an integral part of Delta's entire fleet for the last three decades, especially on trans-Pacific routes," ...
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Delta's expected last scheduled flight of the 747 was unfortunately cancelled Sunday due to an inability to fully staff the flight with its required four pilots. Customers have been given hotel rooms, meals and have been rebooked on an extra flight from Detroit to Seoul-Incheon for Monday morning. Delta exhausted ...
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Its queenly appearance and whale-like hump has made an impression on the world since the 1970s. The 747 became the most recognizable aircraft in the world, but its era is ending. This weekend Delta will bid a final farewell to one of its most iconic aircraft, the last Boeing 747-400 ...
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Delta's Boeing 747 is being pressed into service for one more additional round trip between Detroit and Seoul-Incheon due to operational need. The final scheduled Delta 747 flights for passenger service will be: Dec. 17: Delta flight 159 departing Detroit at 12:31 p.m. and arriving Seoul-Incheon at 4:30 p.m. (Dec ...
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Delta is adding a stop to its 747 Employee Farewell Tour on Dec. 18, heading to Paine Field in Everett, Wash., home of the final assembly production line that produced Delta's Boeing 747 fleet. The flight will originate in Detroit and continue onto SeaTac International Airport after a brief event ...
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Delta employees, customers and aviation enthusiasts have been eagerly flying the airline’s remaining Boeing 747-400s since Delta said in 2014 that it would retire the Queen of the Skies at the end of 2017. There will soon be more chances to see and perhaps take part in some of the ...
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Delta customers and employees began saying their goodbyes to the airline's iconic Boeing 747 fleet as the aircraft operated its final Tokyo-Narita to Honolulu flight. It then made a rare appearance on two domestic flight legs earlier this month. After arriving in Honolulu from Tokyo-Narita for the last time, the ...
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As Delta Meteorology saw Hurricane Irma’s track shift westward early Saturday, Delta operations professionals added 17 additional flights and deployed larger aircraft on existing flights across central and northern Florida as well as the Caribbean for a gain of 4,000 additional seats departing Florida. Delta has added more than 12,000 ...
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Employees from across the airline welcomed media as well as local and state officials to Tuesday’s unveiling of the Delta Flight Museum’s latest addition – the “747 Experience” exhibit. The exhibit features retired Delta Ship 6301, the first Boeing 747-400 to take flight, to honor the legacy of the historic ...
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A highly anticipated exhibit at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta – the “747 Experience” – opened its boarding doors to the public Tuesday. The exhibit features retired Delta Ship 6301, the first Boeing 747-400 to take flight, to honor the legacy of the historic aircraft. The airline marked the ...