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BA jumbo jets bid farewell to London but bad weather prevents synchronised dual take off

A British Airways Boeing 747 leaves London Heathrow airport on it's final flight, the last of 31 jumbo jets to be retired early by the airline due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London, Britain October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways’s jumbos bade farewell to London Heathrow on Thursday but rain and cloud prevented a rare synchronised dual take off for the “Queen of the Skies”, the jet which brought long-haul flights to the masses.

Reporting by Toby Melville; writing by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Kate Holton

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