The last of Singapore Airlines' Boeing 747 fleet will be retired after almost 40 years of service. To mark this, the airline will have special flights, with a one-hour extended flying time, between Singapore and Hong Kong on April 6.
Flight SQ747 from Singapore and SQ748 from Hong Kong will be operated with the Boeing 747-400. In addition to the more than 300 passengers, the flight will also carry employees who have worked on the aircraft in the past. First-class passengers will get a tour of the airline's cabin crew training facilities and Boeing 747-400 flight simulator in Singapore. All passengers will also receive 747 memorabilia.