I’m currently en-route from Cleveland to San Francisco where I’ll catch up with United flight number 747 which departs at 11AM from San Francisco to Honolulu. It will be the final commercial 747 flight on United.
I have lots of fond 747 memories from childhood plane spotting, to first class cabins on airlines like Korean and Lufthansa, and to the amazing 747 trip I took with Rafi last year to San Francisco.
There’s something glamorous about the 747 that no other plane possesses:
I may not have been old enough to fly the Concorde, but I wasn’t going to miss today’s celebration.
United put together this tribute video to the 747:
United promises a retro flight to Hawaii, a throwback to how flying was in the good old days of aviation when United flew the 747 to Hawaii.
Here is a 1979 documentary aboard a United 747 flight to Hawaii: