April 7, 2020
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced all of passenger 747-400s retirement from fleet on their official blog.
They have to 7 of 747-400 immediate phasing out from fleet due to COVID-19.
The last commercial flight was March 28, KL688 flight from Mexico City to Amsterdam.
After this flight, all of 747-400s grounded at Schiphol Airport and waiting for ferry flight to their final destination.
They didn’t announce actual dates of the ferry flight to stored place on this article.
Actually they’re panning to all of 747-400s retirement on May 2021.
But this virus was changed everything for their plan and such a tragedy end for Queen of the skies.
In addition, They will keep their 3 of 747-400 freighters operated by Marinair.