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KLM retires one more Boeing 747

Amsterdam - KLM's 'City of Beijing' one of its old servant Boeing 747s made its last scheduled passenger flight on April 12 between Mexico City and Schipol International Airport.

With the retirement of one more Boeing 747, there remains now only ten Boeing 747 jumbo jets in the fleet of Dutch flag carrier available for passenger flights.

KLM will retire all its Boeing 747s by 2021 and replace them with more modern and fuel-efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

KLM's 747, which is registered PH-BFU was delivered to KLM in 1997 and spent all its service life with the Dutch carrier. It's a semi cargo and semi passenger aircraft with 268 seats only.

The 747 will go to storage before it is demolished. KLM did not reveal where it would happen yet. The previously retired 747s was sent to Twente in Netherland and to the United States.

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KLM City of Beijing Last Flight