Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

United Airlines pushing up retirement of iconic Boeing 747

bizjournals Wednesday, 11 January 2017
United Airlines is speeding up the phase-out of the iconic Boeing 747 from its fleet. United President Scott Kirby, in a blunt but nonetheless rather wistful memo this morning, told employees the carrier will phase out the last of the massive planes from its fleet earlier than previously announced. The last Boeing 747s will now exit the fleet in the last quarter of 2017, rather than the previously announced later part of 2018. Kirby, a veteran of the airline industry, clearly will miss the plane…
Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by
Source: The Street - < > Embed

News video: United to Retire Boeing 747 Sooner Than Expected

United to Retire Boeing 747 Sooner Than Expected 00:29

United Airlines is retiring its double-decker Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet at the end of 2017. The airline previously planned to move the jet out of service at the end of 2018. This comes as more fuel efficient planes, like the Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliner take center stage in the industry. United has...

Recent related news

United Airlines plans final flight for its Boeing 747 fleet (Photos)

United Airlines will say so long to its iconic Boeing 747 fleet with a final flight Nov. 7 from San Francisco to Honolulu. United's last international Boeing 747...
bizjournals - BusinessAlso reported by •newKerala.com

​Boeing Roundup: Plans to boost 787 production… Dreamliner about to hit milestone

Chicago-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) has operations around the country. Here are other recent stories reported by The Business Journals. United Airlines reveals how...
bizjournals - Business

Sources: The real reason United Airlines suddenly pulled back on Basic Economy fares

United Airlines earlier this month — to the surprise of many — abruptly announced it was pulling back on the rollout of the heavily-restricted Basic Economy...
bizjournals - BusinessAlso reported by •newKerala.com

You Might Like

Other recent news in Business

Trump storms at McCain on Obamacare; NFL players on anthem protests; NBA Warriors, Curry on WHITE HOUSE snubCoutinho inspires Liverpool to thrilling 3-2 victory over LEICESTER CITY
Under Armour sticks up for athletes after Trump spars with STEPH CURRYRepairs to NEW ZEALAND pipeline ease airport fuel shortage
Lukaku helps Man Utd register convincing win over SOUTHAMPTONBig series, lots of Cubs fans help MILWAUKEE BREWERS score 10th sellout of season
Amazon to invest Rs 179 cr in SHOPPERS STOPED SHEERAN to perform at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta
Barcelona defeat GIRONA 3-0 to continue winning streak in La Liga


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+