This beautiful 747 at gate two will fly to London tonight; very happy to capture this before the airline retires them completely.
Delivered to Cathay Pacific on October 9, 1992. Withdrawn from service and stored since August 2014.
Taxiing out for its last flight - destination Bruntingthorpe where it will be scrapped
Photo scan from film
Cathay jumbo being towed to its assigned gate at the International Terminal (featured in the background) from where it’ll operate CX543 to HKG. B-HUI was also the 747 that took me home 3 days late... (more)
Arrived from Hong Kong, will depart next day on its last flight and then be parted out.