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|Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:03 am Post subject: China Airlines puts B747s up for sale
China Airlines To Sell Remaining Boeing 747s
November 10, 2020
Taiwan’s China Airlines has placed its remaining four Boeing 747-400s up for sale. The airline is one of the few carriers that still operates the passenger 747. However, it plans to retire the planes in the first quarter of 2021 to modernize and upgrade its fleet. For the third time, the airline is using asset management company GA Telesis to manage the sale. All four planes are currently in storage.
China Airlines has just four 747-400 passenger planes remaining. Over the coming months, all four will be sold off as the airlines looks to retire the type completely in the first few months of 2021. The airline is using the same asset management company to handle the details of the sale that it previously used for other 747 retirements.
The aircraft in question are registration numbers B-18210, B-18211, B-18212, and B-18215. All four arrived at China Airlines between December 2004 and April 2005, giving the planes an average age of around 16 years. According to local media, one of the four was the last 747-400 passenger model to be manufactured. Truly the end of an era.
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