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Delta employees and reporters made up a special group of 48 people who made aviation history Wednesday as Ship 6314 took to the skies one last time to its retirement home at Pinal Air Park in Marana, Ariz. It was the final flight of a 747 operated by a U.S ...
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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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Planespotters, avgeeks, casual enthusiasts and all appreciators of things with wings: here's your heads up on where you can possibly find a Delta 747-400 through Jan. 2 before they're gone from the skies forever, thanks to sporting events that rely on Delta's charter business. "It's only fitting that the Queen ...
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If any event brought out the truth in the old Delta ad slogan, "we love to fly and it shows," it was the final day of the 747 Farewell Tour from Atlanta to Minneapolis/St. Paul. Of the 320 aboard, everyone had a story or observation about the iconic aircraft fondly ...
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If any event brought out the truth in the old Delta ad slogan, “we love to fly and it shows,” it was the final day of the 747 Farewell Tour from Atlanta to Minneapolis/St. Paul. Because of the aircraft’s legacy at Northwest Airlines, with the 747-400 entering the fleet in ...
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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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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 ...