G-BNLK (British Airways) retirement from the fleet and stored at DGX

January 15, 2019

One of 747-400 from British Airways (G-BNLK) retirement from the fleet on January 15, 2019.
This aircraft delivered on May 1990 and it flew about 28 and half years.

January 13, She was flying last flight from Cape Town to London by BA58.
2 days later, She moved to MOD St Athan located in west of the Cardiff airport.
This airport has only less of 2,000m runway and it means that she will never fly again.

In December, one of BA 747-400 (G-BNLP) already stored at St Athan.
This airport is now most common storege place fo BA 747-400.

After G-BNLK retirement, British Airways has 34 of 747-400.
They are planning to all of 747-400 retirement until end of 2024 and the half of aircraft will be retirement until 2020.

Aircraft Information

G-BNLK – Boeing 747-436 – British Airways / Delivered on May 25, 1990