British Airways completes Boeing 747 cabin refresh

British Airways has completed the major makeover of 18 of the airline´s iconic Boeing 747s to give them the look and feel of their newest aircraft, the company said.

The first aircraft to be refreshed departed for New York, on the airline´s flagship transatlantic route, while the last one went back into commercial service as the BA117, flying customers from Heathrow to JFK airport.

The company said it has taken delivery of its 12th A380 super jumbo and has 13 Dreamliners in the fleet.

The revamped jumbos operate on selected flights to New York JFK, Chicago, Johannesburg, Dubai, Boston, Riyadh, Kuwait, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Washington DC.

British Airways has a fleet of 142 long-haul and 143 short-haul aircraft operating flights to almost 200 destinations around world.