A “Letter of Intent” making the rounds online last week suggested that Avatar wants to buy thirty 747-8i planes from Boeing. Despite being shared as a credible potential order by some outlets nothing could be further from the truth.
No, you’re not going to see a new 747-based airline crisscrossing the USA anytime soon. The Avatar Airlines dream is not new. And, despite a recent FAA application, it likely will not take flight. But it makes for some entertaining reading.
The iconic shape, the stature it projects, the seemingly endless opportunities for connecting to the world. The tiny Caribbean island of St. Vincent is the latest to pursue those opportunities, though success is far from guaranteed.