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Synonyms for jumbojet

a very large jet plane

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In December, 1988, 270 died when a terrorist bomb exploded on board a Pan Am Boeing 747 over Lockerbie.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is now able to fix Boeing 747 passenger planes thanks to the sanctions imposed by the US on Iran's air industries, an Iranian aviation official announced on Saturday.
None of Dryden's hangars can handle an aircraft the size of a Boeing 747, so officials are looking nearby.
June 23, 1985: Air-India Boeing 747 crashes off the coast of Ireland; investigators conclude a bomb caused the crash; 329 killed.
Polar operates a fleet of Boeing 747 freighters on a time-definite, cost-effective, scheduled service network connecting Asia, Europe, Australia and the Americas.
In May 1986, the airline ordered three 747-400s, helping to launch the newest version of the Boeing 747.
The Boeing 747 provides 31 percent of the world's freighter fleet capability.
Following an investigation into the crash, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered US operators of Boeing 747 aircraft to check if a metal repair patch, or doubler, was used to cover scratches or cracks on the underside of the fuselage near the aircraft's tail.
The Boeing 747 is the foundation on which Lufthansa has built its world-class global service.
The new Boeing 747 will enter service June 25, 1996.
offers its customers a complete line of freighter services, including ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) contracts, charter services and time-definite, airport-to-airport scheduled airfreight service with a fleet of Boeing 747 freighters.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), investigating the 12 November 2001 crash of American Airlines flight 587, has asked the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to develop a model of the wake from a Japan Air Lines Boeing 747 aircraft that departed before flight 587.
In 1996, all 351 people on a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakh Airlines Russian cargo plane died in a mid-air collision just outside New Delhi.
Japan Airlines Boeing 747 crashed into Mount Ogura in Japan on August 12, 1985 with 520 deaths.
airline companies to inspect the wiring of the fuel tanks in their Boeing 747 aircraft.