United flight 747 made history Tuesday morning.
The flight from San Francisco to Honolulu was the final flight on the airline’s last Boeing 747 aircraft. It all came fill circle after the first commercial flight departed on the same route on June 23, 1970 — 47 years ago.
This wasn’t just any old takeoff — it was an homage to the ’70s with the flight crew decked out in original uniforms and even the ticket jackets throwing it back a few decades.
Known as the “Queen of the Skies,” the 747 passenger jet is slowing down — a lot. In the U.S., United