Earlier this year British Airways announced that it had brought forward the retirement of its fleet of 747-400’s as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our airline and the aviation sector.
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The airline is due to wave goodbye to its final two Heathrow based 747 aircraft. British Airways currently has a small number still at its engineering facility in Wales, but this will be the last time a British Airways 747 departs from Heathrow.
The two 747-400s to leave Heathrow base are G-CIVB and G-CIVY.
The departure is largely dependent on weather but is planned for his Thursday (October 8), morning.
Negus livery Boeing 747 is planned to take off on Runway 27R and Chatham Dockyard (current BA livery) on Runway 27L.
Westerly departure expected.