Cathay Pacific operates the last Boeing 747 passenger flight

Cathay Pacific operates the last Boeing 747 passenger flight on October 1, 2016

Cathay Pacific Airways, as planned, operated the last Boeing 747 passenger flight on October 1, 2016 when the pictured Boeing 747-467 B-HUJ (msn 27595) operated flight CX543 from Tokyo (Haneda) back to the Hong Kong base.

Cathay Pacific has operated the Boeing 747 Jumbo since August 4, 1976 when Boeing 747-267B VR-HKG (msn 21746), named “Hong Kong”, entered revenue service.

According to the airline, the 747 passenger fleet spent 3.1 million hours in the air.

Cathay Pacific will continue to be a Boeing 747 freighter operator.

Copyright Photo: Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 747-467 B-HUJ (msn 27595) JNB (Paul Denton). Image: 911399.

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