News24.com | British Airways retires entire Boeing 747 fleet on virus travel slump
Friday, 17 July 2020 British Airways on Friday retired all its Boeing 747 jumbo jets, hastening the withdrawal of its ageing aircraft after the coronavirus pandemic crushed demand for air travel and carriers started switching to greener jets.
According to CNN Business, British Airways will retire 31 Boeing 747 jets, four years ahead of schedule.
The coronavirus pandemic has wiped out the demand for air travel, and many airlines are cutting the size of their fleets and scrapping older aircraft.
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