The Boeing 747 Family -- The Right Choices for the Large Airplane Market

About the 747 Family

Instantly recognized by passengers around the world, the Boeing 747 is in a class by itself. The 747-8 continues the 747 family legacy by integrating advanced technology into one of the world's most modern and fuel-efficient airplanes.

The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental and 747-8 Freighter are the new high-capacity 747s that offer airlines the lowest operating costs and best economics of any large passenger or freighter airplane. More . . .

Also browse the 747 chronology, take a quick look at the 747 Program important dates, read about the early versions of the 747.

Model First Order Rollout First Flight Certification First Delivery In Service First Airline in service Last Delivery
747-100/SR/B 04/13/66 09/30/68 02/09/69 12/30/69 12/13/69 01/21/70 Pan Am 9/86
Japan Air Lines
747-200 12/19/68 09/10/70 10/11/70 12/23/70 01/15/71 06/71 KLM 12/90
USAF
747-200F 03/03/69 11/23/71 11/30/71 03/07/72 03/10/72 04/19/72 Lufthansa 11/91
Nippon Cargo
747-200C 03/27/72 02/28/73 03/23/73 04/24/73 04/30/73 05/73 World Airways 9/88
Martinair
747SP 09/10/73 05/19/75 07/04/75 02/04/76 03/05/76 04/25/76 Pan Am 12/09/89
Abu Dhabi Govt. (UAE)
747-200M 04/08/74 10/30/74 11/18/74 03/07/75 03/07/75 03/07/75 Air Canada 12/09/89 -
Abu Dhabi Govt. (UAE)
747-300M 06/11/80 01/14/83 02/14/83 03/05/83 03/05/83 03/83 Swissair 9/90
Sabena
747-300/SR 06/11/80 09/21/82 10/05/82 03/07/83 03/01/83
(to UTA)
03/28/83 Swissair 10/88
Japan Asia
747-400 10/22/85 01/26/88 04/29/88 01/10/89 01/26/89 02/09/89 Northwest
747-400M 04/09/86 03/23/89 06/30/89 01/10/89 09/01/89 09/89 KLM 04/10/02
KLM
747-400D 12/18/88 02/18/91 03/18/91 10/10/91 10/10/91 10/91 Japan Air Lines 12/95
All Nippon Airways
747-400F 09/13/89 03/08/93 05/04/93 10/22/93 11/17/93 11/17/93 Cargolux 5/7/09
Nippon Cargo Airlines
747-400ER 12/19/00 06/17/02 07/31/02 10/29/02 10/31/02 11/07/02 Qantas 7/30/03
Qantas
747-400ERF 04/17/01 09/05/02 09/02 10/16/02 10/17/02 10/02 Air France 11/10/09
LoadAir Cargo
747-8F 11/14/05 11/12/09 2/8/10 08/19/11 10/12/11 10/12/11 Cargolux
747-8 12/6/06 01/28/11 03/20/11 12/14/2012 4/25/2012 Lufthansa