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British Airways retires Boeing 747-400 G-BNLK

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK (msn 24053) LHR (SPA). Image: 945271.

British Airways has retired the second Boeing 747-400 from the “Final 36”. The pictured G-BNLK is was ferried to St. Athan after 28 years of faithful service.

G-BNLK was delivered to BA on May 25, 1990.

BA is expected to retire the last Boeing 747 in February 2024. 18 are being replaced with new Airbus A350-1000s. Half of the remaining 747 fleet is expected to be retired by 2021.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by BA): British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK (msn 24053) LHR (SPA). Image: 945271.

British Airways aircraft slide show (current):

British Airways aircraft slide show (historic):

Below Copyright Photo: British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK (msn 24053) (interim livery) (Bruce Drum Collection). Image: 944843.

1997 interim livery

Bottom Copyright Photo: British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK (msn 24053) (Water Dreaming) LHR (SPA). Image: 945270.

BA's 1997 "Ngapa Jukurrpa - Water Dreaming" livery

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