List of Boeing 747 operators

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The following is a list of current commercial operators of the Boeing 747, and any of its variants.

Lufthansa is the world's largest Boeing 747-8i operator.

Airline operators at July 2018[edit]

There were 543 Boeing 747 aircraft in airline service as of 12 September 2018, comprising 12 747-100s, 18 747-200s, 3 747-300s, 382 747-400s and 128 747-8s.[1] These aircraft are listed by airline operator and variant in the following table.

Airline 747-100[a] 747-200 747-300[b] 747-400[c] 747-400F 747-8I 747-8F Total
ACG Air Cargo Global 2 2
ACT Airlines 5 5
Aerotranscargo 4 4
Air Atlanta Icelandic 7 5 12
Air China 3 7 10
Air China Cargo 3 3
Air Georgia 1 1
Air Hong Kong 1 1
Air India 4 4
AirBridgeCargo 7 11 18
Asiana Airlines 2 11 13
ASL Airlines Belgium 5 5
Astral Aviation 2 2
Atlas Air 4 23 10 37
Bahrain Royal Flight 2 2
Boeing 4[d] 4
British Airways 36 36
Brunei Government 1 1
Cargo Air Lines 3 3
CargoLogicAir 2 1 3
Cargolux 12 14 26
Cargolux Italia 4 4
Caspian Airlines 1 1
Cathay Pacific 6 14 20
Centurion Air Cargo 1 1
China Airlines 4 18 22
China Cargo Airlines 3 3
China Southern Airlines 2 2
Corsair International 3 3
Dubai Royal Air Wing 3 1 4
El Al 4 1 5
Ernest Angley Ministries 1 1
EVA Air 3 3
Fars Air Qeshm 2 2
Fly Pro 1 1
General Electric 1 1
Geo-Sky 2 2
Global SuperTanker Services 1 1
Iran Air 1 1
Iran Air Force 4 2 6
Iraqi Airways 2 2
Japan Air Self-Defense Force 2 2
Kabo Air 1 1
Kalitta Air 22 22
Kingdom Aircraft II 1 1
KLM 12 3 15
Korean Air 3 4 10 7 24
Korean Government 1 1
Kuwait Airways 1 1
Las Vegas Sands Corporation 2 2
Lion Air 1 1
Lufthansa 13 19 32
Magma Aviation 2 2
Mahan Air 1 1
Martinair 1 1
Max Air 4 4
Morocco Government 1 1
NASA 1 1
National Airlines 2 2
Nippon Cargo Airlines 3 8 11
Polar Air Cargo 8 5 13
Pratt & Whitney Engine Services 2 2
Qantas 10 10
Qatar Airways Cargo 1 1 2
Qatar Amiri Flight 2 2
Rolls-Royce North America 1 1
Rossiya Airlines 9 9
Royal Air Maroc 1 1
Royal Flight of Oman 1 1 2
Rubystar 1 1
Saudi Arabian Airlines 7 5 2 14
Saudi Arabian Government 1 1 1 3
Silk Way West Airlines 2 5 7
Singapore Airlines Cargo 7 7
Sky Gates Airlines 2 2
Sky Lease Cargo 2 2
State of Kuwait 1 1
Suparna Airlines 4 4
SW Italia 2 2
Terra Avia 2 2
Thai Airways International 8 8
The Cargo Airlines 1 1
Transaviaexport Cargo Airline 1 1
UPS Airlines 13 8 21
US Air Force 6 6
Virgin Atlantic 8 8
Virgin Galactic 1 1
Wamos Air 6 6
Western Global Airlines 2 2
Total 12 18 3 164 222 42 86 547

Data at 12 September 2018

  1. ^ Includes 747SP
  2. ^ Includes 747-300F and 747-300 Combi
  3. ^ Includes 747-400 Combi
  4. ^ 747-400LCF

Civil operators[edit]

♠ = Original operator

Boeing 747-100[edit]

Iran Air Boeing 747-100B

Boeing 747SP[edit]

Pan Am Boeing 747SP

Boeing 747-200[edit]

Boeing 747-300[edit]

Air France Boeing 747-300

Boeing 747-400[edit]

Air New Zealand Boeing 747-400

Boeing 747-8[edit]

Cargolux Boeing 747-8F

Military and government operators[edit]

Summary of deliveries[edit]

Model First Delivery Last Delivery Total Delivered
Date Customer Date Customer
747-100 December 13, 1969 Pan American World Airways July 2, 1976 Pan American World Airways 167
747-100SR September 26, 1973 Japan Airlines April 2, 1975 Japan Airlines 7
747-100BSR December 21, 1978 All Nippon Airways November 12, 1982 All Nippon Airways 20
747-100B August 2, 1979 Iran Air April 2, 1982 Saudi Arabian Airlines 9
747-100B SUD March 24, 1986 Japan Airlines September 9, 1986 Japan Airlines 2
Total 747-100 Series: 205
747-200B January 16, 1971 KLM December 20, 1990 United States Air Force 229
747-200F (Freighter) March 10, 1972 Lufthansa November 19, 1991 Nippon Cargo Airlines 73
747-200C (Convertble) April 30, 1973 World Airways September 26, 1988 Martinair 13
747-200M (Combi) March 7, 1975 Air Canada April 5, 1988 Iberia Airlines 78
Total 747-200 Series: 393
747SP March 5, 1976 Pan American World Airways December 9, 1989 Abu Dhabi Govt. (UAE) 45
Total 747SP: 45
747-300 March 1, 1983 Union de Transports Aériens October 18, 1988 Japan Asia 56
747-300M (Combi) March 5, 1983 Swissair September 25, 1990 Sabena 21
747-300SR December 10, 1987 Japan Airlines February 19, 1988 Japan Airlines 4
Total 747-300 Series: 81
747-400 January 26, 1989 Northwest Airlines April 26, 2005 China Airlines 442
747-400M (Combi) September 1, 1989 KLM April 10, 2002 KLM 61
747-400D October 10, 1991 Japan Airlines December 11, 1995 All Nippon Airways 19
747-400F November 17, 1993 Cargolux May 7, 2009 Nippon Cargo Airlines 126
747-400ERF October 17, 2002 Air France November 10, 2009 LoadAir Cargo 40
747-400ER October 31, 2002 Qantas July 30, 2003 Qantas 6
Total 747-400 Series: 694
747-8F October 12, 2011 Cargolux     71
747-8BBJ February 28, 2012 Govt. of Qatar     8
747-8I April 26, 2012 Lufthansa July 7, 2017 Korean Air 36
Total 747-8 Series: 115
Total Delivered (All series): 1,533
  • Boeing data through end of July 2017.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.planespotters.net/operators/Boeing/747
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  6. ^ "World Airline Directory", Flight International, 25-31 March 1992, p.46
  7. ^ "World Airline Directory", Flight International, 25-31 March 1992, p.55
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Bowman 2014, p.244
  9. ^ Russell, Edward (7 November 2017). "United bids 747 an aloha goodbye". FlightGlobal. Reed Business Information. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  10. ^ "World Airline Directory", Flight International, 30 March 1985, p.128
  11. ^ "World Airline Directory", Flight International, 30 March 1985, p.130
  12. ^ Mushtaq, Tariq (1 February 2017). "PIA - THE UNFORTUNATE". Daily Times. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  13. ^ "Boeing 747-400". Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  14. ^ [1]

Further reading[edit]

  • Bowman, Martin J. (2014). Boeing 747 A History - Delivering the Dream. Barnsley, Yorkshire, England: Pen & Sword Aviation. ISBN 9781783030392.
  • Eastwood, A.B.; Roach, John (1992). Jet Airliner Production List. West Drayton, England: The Aviation Hobby Shop. ISBN 0 907178 43 X.