Let’s Party at Retired Boeing 747 in the UK

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British Airways Boeing 747 has been converted to a Party venue in the UK.

Boeing 747 passenger planes have been replaced by more fuel-efficient aircraft. / Image Credit: BBC

A retired British airways Boeing 747 passenger jet transformed into a party venue and museum space.

747 was known as the Queen of the Skies but was permanently grounded by British Airways as a result of the pandemic. Pandemic tension forced the aviation industry to limit large scale air travel.

My favourite Aviation Geek “Sam Chui” presented the last British Airways 747 flight in December 2020

The transformation cost would be nearly half a million pounds. You are welcome to visit once public tours of the space are due to begin in early March.

Interior shot of the galley
Tables and chairs in the former galley

The aircraft in Kemble, Gloucestershire, has been painted in the Negus livery that adorned the airline’s planes in the 1970s and ’80s.

Its galley has been transformed into a bar and party venue and the first party booking is due to take place next month, with a wedding booked in for spring.

Most of the plane has been preserved as a museum piece and public tours will available to book via an app.

“We want to share her with everyone in the local community and local educational institutions as well,” said Suzannah Harvey, chief executive of Cotswold Airport.

Bernard Supiramanaim from MD, Tilton technologies said: “It’s been really fun to work on such a great piece of engineering and to have a building that’s absolutely perfect to the millimetre.”

Party space

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