During our 2018 film take only four (!!!) Boeing 727-100 airframes remained in operation with commercial airlines worldwide, while not even all of them were in airworthy condition at this very time.
Logistics specialist Lineas Aereas Suramericanas gave us the unique chance to film one of their Boeing 727-100 cargo runs from Bogota to the Caribbean island of Curacao and back. On the way to the aircraft was heavily loaded with flowers on their way further on to Europe.
Our aircraft presently registered HK-4154 was about 52 years old at the time of the video take and with line number 162 it is even one of the oldest Boeing 727s ever built.
This airframe looks back at a rich history of airline operations, including:
Northwest Airlines (original buyer)
Pan Am and
Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas (LAS CARGO) is a cargo airline based in Bogotá, Colombia. It operates scheduled and chartered cargo flights to North and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Its main base is El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá. The airline started operations in 1972, created as AeroNorte and changed its name to