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 747-8 operator.

Current airline operators[edit]

There were 515 Boeing 747 aircraft in airline service as of July 2016, comprising 19 747-200s, five 747-300s, 394 747-400s, 96 747-8s and a single 747SP.[1] These aircraft are listed by airline operator and variant in the following table.

Airline 747SP 747-100 747-200 747-300 747-400[a] 747-400F 747-8I 747-8F Total
Aerotranscargo 2 2
AHS Air International 1 1
Air Cargo Global 2 2
Air China 3 6 9
Air China Cargo 3 3
Air Hong Kong 3 3
Air India 4 4
AirBridgeCargo 9 8 17
Asiana Airlines 4 10 14
ASL Airlines Belgium 2 2
Atlas Air 4 17 4 25
British Airways 39 39
CAL Cargo Air Lines 3 3
CargoLogicAir 1 1 2
Cargolux 8 13 21
Cargolux Italia 3 3
Caspian Airlines 1 1
Cathay Pacific 3 7 13 23
Centurion Air Cargo 4 4
China Airlines 8 18 26
China Cargo Airlines 3 3
China Southern Airlines 2 2
Conviasa 1 1
Corsair International 3 3
Delta Air Lines 9 9
El Al 6 1 7
Emirates 2 2
Etihad Airways 1 1 2
EVA Air 3 7 10
Garuda Indonesia 2 2
Iran Air 1 1 2
Iraqi Airways 2 2
Kabo Air 3 1 4
Kalitta Air 5 10 15
KLM 20 20
Korean Air 7 17 7 6 37
Lion Air 2 2
Lufthansa 13 19 32
Mahan Air 1 1
Martinair 4 4
Max Air 3 1 4
MyCargo Airlines 1 1
National Airlines 2 2
Nippon Cargo Airlines 5 8 13
Orient Thai Airlines 1 1
Polar Air Cargo 7 5 12
Qantas 11 2 13
Qatar Airways 2 2
Rossiya Airlines 3 3
Royal Air Maroc 1 1
Saudia 4 11 2 17
Silk Way Airlines 2 3 5
Singapore Airlines Cargo 9 9
South Airlines 2 2
TCA The Cargo Airlines 1 1
Thai Airways 10 10
TransAVIAexport Airlines 2 1 3
Uni-Top Airlines 3 3
United Airlines 21 21
UPS Airlines 13 13
Virgin Atlantic 8 8
Wamos Air 3 3
Western Global Airlines 1 1
Yangtze River Express 3 3
Total 1 0 19 5 197 197 32 64 515

Data at July 31, 2016.[1]

  1. ^ Includes 747-400 Combi

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]

Cathay Pacific Cargo 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 Am July 2, 1976 Pan Am 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 USAF 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 Am December 9, 1989 Abu Dhabi Govt. (UAE) 45
Total 747SP: 45
747-300 March 1, 1983 UTA 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     34
Total 747-8 Series: 113
Total Delivered (All series): 1,531
  • Boeing data through end of April 2017.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thisdell, Dan; Fafard, Antoine (31 July 2016). "World Airliner Census 2016". Flightglobal Insight. Flight International. Flightglobal (published 9 August 2016). 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Bowman 2014, pp.241-242
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh "Orders and Deliveries: Boeing 747." The Boeing Company. Retrieved: May 25, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap Roach/Eastwood 1992, pp. 227-251
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Bowman 2014, p.244
  6. ^ Mushtaq, Tariq (1 February 2017). "PIA - THE UNFORTUNATE". Daily Times. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 

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.