Cathay Pacific welcomes its first Boeing 747, at Kai Tak Airport, in 1979. Pictures: SCMP; Red Door News Hong Kong; Cathay Pacific Archives

Memories fly aboard Cathay Pacific’s last 747 flight

“It’s not just another plane,” says a lucky passenger who took the 747’s final flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong. As Cathay Pacific retires the Boeing 747, we take a look at the jumbo jet that captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of people around the world

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Cathay Pacific welcomes its first Boeing 747, at Kai Tak Airport, in 1979. Pictures: SCMP; Red Door News Hong Kong; Cathay Pacific Archives
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