Travel United's 747 farewell flight sells out in less than 2 hours

20:52  19 september  2017
20:52  19 september  2017 Source:   USA TODAY SPORTS

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United says its just-announced farewell flight on “Queen of the Skies” sold out quickly, disappearing in less than two hours . United ’ s 747 s seat 374 passengers, though the carrier did not sell seats on the plane’s upper deck so that fliers would be able to amble through the space on what will be its

UPDATE # 2 : Within an hour of this posting, the United 747 flight was sold out and no longer appearing on United .com. Customers and fans of the Queen of the Skies are encouraged to use the #UA 747 Farewell hashtag in social media posts.”

United Airlines 747-400, the first Boeing 747 entering service in the new United livery, takes off for South Korea from San Francisco International Airport on Feb. 23, 2011. © Eric Risberg, AP United Airlines 747-400, the first Boeing 747 entering service in the new United livery, takes off for South Korea from San Francisco International Airport on Feb. 23, 2011.

How beloved is Boeing’s iconic 747 jumbo jet?

United says its just-announced farewell flight on “Queen of the Skies” sold out quickly, disappearing in less than two hours. United’s 747s seat 374 passengers, though the carrier did not sell seats on the plane’s upper deck so that fliers would be able to amble through the space on what will be its last-ever passenger flight for United.

The Nov. 7 flight will fly from San Francisco to Honolulu. After the flight, United will retire the 747 from its fleet.

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  FAA Investigating United's Baby Seat Incident United continues to face backlash for overbooking flights.The June incident involved a mother named Shirley Yamauchi traveling on a United flight. She was forced to hold her 27-month-old son on her lap for more than three hours despite the fact that she had purchased a separate ticket for him.

United ' s farewell flight for the Boeing 747 sells out in less than 2 hours . No, it's not you: This year's hurricane season has been unusually bad, and we still have two more months to go. usat.ly/2ya30PV.

However, the flight sold out within hours today…but even if you did not get a seat, here’ s what’ s in store for a lucky few. The original United 747 aircraft that first made this journey from San Francisco to Honolulu was named the “Friend Ship,” the same name bestowed on this farewell flight .

But, with that final flight, United plans to send the plane into retirement in memorable fashion.

There will be a “throwback” theme for the flight, with United’s crews donning 1970s-era “retro” uniforms and serving “1970s-inspired” menu options. In-flight entertainment options also will hail from the 1970s. It’s all part of an effort by the airline to recreate the atmosphere passengers would have been experienced on United’s first-ever 747 flight in 1970, which also flew from San Francisco to Honolulu.

There were be celebrations both before takeoff in San Francisco and after landing in Hawaii.

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