In Pictures: Final flight – Heathrow waves goodbye to BA’s Boeing 747s
The two double-deckers, also known as a jumbo jet or as the Queen of the Skies, left Heathrow Airport in BA livery for the last time.
An era ended for British Airways when two of its Boeing 747 fleet left Heathrow Airport for the last time.
Commonly referred to as jumbo jets, or more respectfully as the Queen of the Skies, the aircraft have been familiar sights over London and the rest of the UK for half a century.
Their departure from the BA fleet has been hastened by the crisis wreaked on the aviation industry by the coronavirus pandemic.
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