United Airlines 747-400

26 Boeing 747-400 remain in the United Airlines fleet in 2009. Where do they fly them?

Tokyo - San Francisco (UA 837)

Hong Kong - San Francisco

Osaka - San Francisco

Shanghai - San Francisco

Sydney - San Francisco

History of the Boeing 747-400 with United Airlines

United ordered a total of 50 Boeing 747-400 jumbo jets,
but only took delivery of 42 and 2 Northwest, which makes a total of 44 deliveries.

During 9/11 bankruptcy United return 14 Boeing 747-400 to leasing companies, leaving United with 30 birds.

During the first decade of the new millenium up to 6 of these 30 birds have been stored in de dessert.

So United has around 25 or 26 active Boeing 747-400 airliners in it's fleet in 2009.

2013 WB fleet update
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