China Airlines to retire its Boeing 747 fleet

The last China Airlines (the flag carrier of Taiwan) Boeing 747 flight will occur on February the 6th, after which China Airlines’ will officially retire its Boeing 747 fleet. The flight will be operated by a Boeing 747-400, which is, interestingly enough, the last passenger Boeing 747-400 produced, B18215. It will takeoff from Taoyuan, a largely-populated northern-Taiwanese city, and go over the beautiful Mount Fuji in Japan and will be 5 hours and 40 minutes long. China Airlines still operates 18 Boeing 747-400s, and has operated 60 Boeing 747s in its history, of which 2 have been Boeing 747-100s, 12 Boeing 747-200s, 42 Boeing 747-400s (including the aircraft still operated) and 4 747SPs. 6th of January 2020.

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