Withdrawn from service and taxiing out for its last flight - destination Bruntingthorpe
Last ever flight for this aircraft as she climbs out of MAN for the short final trip to Bruntingthorpe for scrapping
B-HUA has been phased out of the Cathay Pacific fleet, leaving 11 passenger jumbos remaining with the airline (as of May 2014). On May 4 2014 the 747 departed as CX3335 for Manchester and Cotswol... (more)
An aging product that really needs an update, while the seats on the rest of the fleet receive a mid-life freshen up. This particular aircraft will retire without any make over on the seats.
With "The centenary of powered flight in Hong Kong" sticker.
Classic 744 on short finals 07L
*Cathay Pacific Airways - B747-467 -B-HUA*
CX739 from Hong Kong. This aircraft was stored from 22/9/2009 to 2/11/2010 at Victorville and she has the '100th Anniversary of Aviation Development in Hong Kong' sticker. [1200 PIXELS]
Cathay's fleet of 747-400 is expected to be gone by the middle of next year...and what a sad reality it is to face. [Canon 650D + 100-400mm L IS]