United Airlines is set to retire its last Boeing 747 after 47 years of flight service.

Since her induction into the United fleet, the Boeing 747 aka the “Queen of the Skies” has been one of our most recognizable aircrafts with her unique upper deck. Over the years, she’s won the hearts of customers and employees alike. Join us as we look back at her history with United, before she flies into the sunset after 47 years of service on November 7. – United Airlines

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Featured image by of United Airlines 747 jet By Aero Icarus from Zürich, Switzerland [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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