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One more Boeing 747 says goodbye to the skies

Sydney, Australia - One more Boeing 747-400 jumbojet is preparing to say goodbye to the skies.

The 747-400 of Qantas with registration VH-OEF will make its last commercial flight from Sydney (SYD) to Los Angeles (LAX) next year on February 9.

This is another historic goodbye from Boeing's iconic jumbojet that is dubbed "Queen of the Skies". Airlines around the world have been replacing their 747 passenger jets with the more modern and more fuel-efficient twin-engine widebodies such as Boeing 787 Dreamliners or Airbus A350XWBs.

On Nov. 3rd, an El Al Boeing 747 from Rome to Telaviv drew on the sky a Boeing 747 commemorating the airline's final flight with the 747s.

Also read: El Al said goodbye to its Boeing 747 fleet with a special flight

The jumbojet registered VH-OEF was delivered to the Australian flag carrier in 2002.

Qantas has already begun to replace its 747s with the Dreamliners on the US routes.

Image: Qantas Boeing 747 (VH-OEF) featuring OneWorld livery