- The Points Guy
Here at TPG, we're big aviation geeks as well as world travelers. (After all, the journey is just as important as the destination...) The iconic Boeing 747 has rightly been called the Queen of the Skies since its debut over half a century ago. However, airlines around the world are phasing out the Queen in favor of sleeker, more energy-efficient aircraft. Here are some of the ways you can still fly the 747 — including on its distinctive upper deck — for free, or close to free.