The Taiwanese airline EVA Air is eliminating the Boeing 747-four hundred in passenger variation right now just after twenty five years of services.
The very last business flight was manufactured on 21 August 2017 by the aircraft registered B-16411 on the Hong Kong-Taipei Taoyuan road (BR892), in accordance to EVA Air.
The enterprise obtained its initial two Boeing 747-four hundred passengers on November two, 1992. The subsequent month it opened with them its initial transpacific route, concerning Taipei and Los Angeles. In whole, seven 747-400s joined its fleet.
The legendary Jumbo Jet also served to inaugurate various lines: Taipei-Seattle-New York (June 1993) Taipei-Los Angeles-Panama (December 1995) Kaohsiung-Los Angeles (June 1998) Taipei-Vancouver (June 1999) Taipei-Macau-Shanghai (January 2003) and Taipei-Hangzhou (December 2008).
Upon supply, EVA Air's 747-400s have been configured with four lessons of services, a “ Economy of Luxurious ” adding to the standard 1st Course, Business enterprise Course and Economy course. The product has been followed by many operators.
Even so, as of 2007, the enterprise reconfigured its 747-four hundred, suppressing 1st Course. The planes have been equipped to carry 372 passengers, 36 in Business enterprise, 56 in Top quality Economy and 280 in Economy. It is in this configuration that they manufactured their very last flight.
EVA Air also operated 747-four hundred combis (blended passenger / cargo). These have been withdrawn from operational services as of January 2015 . The enterprise nonetheless has 5 747-four hundred freighter. Their withdrawal is expected in 2019.
– EVA Air (@EVAAirUS) August eleven, 2017
Photo Credit: EVA Air / Twitter