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January 31, 2023, 5:30 PM

Boeing Delivers Final 747 to Atlas Air

Thousands of Boeing company employees, airline executives, lawmakers, and program luminaries celebrated the end of the 747’s 53-year production run.

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Terminal, gates and ATC tower at Portland International Airport, Oregon (PDX)
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Jan 31, 2023 - 5:30 PM
Thousands of Boeing company employees, airline executives, lawmakers, and program luminaries celebrated the end of the 747’s 53-year production run.
ATC tower (Photo: FAA)
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Digital rendering of Boom Overture in flight over clouds
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