Farewell Queen of the Skies

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*CAUTION: Contains weepy video links and Playlist! SO THIS IS GOODBYE In 2014 I wrote on my old blog about the retirement of the final long-haul flights of both Cathay Pacific (CX) and Air New Zealand’s beautiful 747’s, nicknamed the Jumbo Jet or the Queen of the Skies. Now in July 2020 they are to be joined by the British Airways (BA) fleet – another victim of the Covid-19 pandemic. This aircraft is special to me for its design (something so huge that can look so endearingly friendly) and in…read more