China Airlines Ends 747 Operations With Farewell Flight

Three China Airlines 747-400s are captured in a photoshoot to mark the retirement of the type.
Credit: China Airlines
China Airlines ceased Boeing 747-400 operations on March 20 following a farewell flight over Japan, retiring the type after 28 years of service. The carrier’s 747s had largely remained on the ground following the onset of the pandemic; more fuel-efficient aircraft like the Airbus A350-900 and 777...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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