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End of an era: Boeing 747 takes last US commercial flight

10 months, 2 days ago
NEW YORK: The Boeing 747, the original jumbo jet that was the favorite of American presidents and key to affordable mass market air travel in the United States, will pass into aviation history this week. Nearly 50 years after the its…

Era of iconic Boeing 747 could come to an end

2 years, 2 months ago
FRANKFURT: Boeing Co. could end production of the iconic 747 aircraft as the world's biggest plane maker fights falling orders and pricing pressure on the plane, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday.