Boeing 747: British Airways’ Queen of the Skies takes off for the last time | Thursday, October 8 2020
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British Airways' final two Boeing 747 planes departed on their final flight from Heathrow on Thursday. Their retirement was brought forward as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on the aviation sector. The fleet will be replaced with a quieter, more fuel efficient model as BA works towards a zero-carbon emissions target. Plus, the US congress warns the big four tech giants are creating a ‘monopoly’, Clean Air Day sparks new ways for schools to go green and, the Draconid meteor shower is set to light up our skies.
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