The Boeing Everett Factory

The Boeing Everett Factory is the largest building in the world by volume 13,385,378 m3 and covers 399,480 m2… equal in size to Disneyland with its parking. Forget the mammoth building, as an avid traveler, I’m interested in the behind the scenes of the mammoth wings that carried me from Abu Dhabi to the US during a 16-hour flight across continents, seas and oceans.

It is here in Everett, Washington, a few kilometers north of Seattle, that the Etihad Airways 777 conveyors – and “siblings” 747, 767 and 787 Dreamliner – are assembled.

It is in these premises that the 20th century flight evolution “took off” with the mighty 747 – AKA Jumbo Jet – and later with the bigger aircrafts that required constantly larger airports. This aviation revolution had a domino effect, triggering a boom in many other sectors …tourism, business…

The highlight of the tour was the unveiling of the newest kid on the block: the last version in the 777 series…this baby will have foldable wings and is expected to join the fleet early next year.

The Boeing 747 Dreamlifter transports Boeing parts from suppliers around the world to Boeing’s assembly plants. We were lucky to see one and were advised to take its picture from the terrace which is the only place allowed to take pictures .


Future of Flight Center : a rainbow of flight attendants

We Are a Rainbow, Not One Colour

All the roads lead to Rome

Only one suits you More

It’s your road to happiness

And that’s no one’s business


When you long for a different track

Follow your heart and don’t look back

When you choose a different way

Beware of listening to the sceptic “ney”


Your route may differ from another

We are a rainbow, not one color

Ignore whoever questions your progress

He woud absolutely make you regress


Choose your journey, and forget the other

Follow your dreams and never bother

Don’t shy away from a different trail

The busy lane? Definitely bail!


Leave the herd and pick your road

Keep the interference on

mute mode

Your road’s the one people disdain

They always do and still complain


Stay away from the boring shallow

Who stick to you like a shadow

You don’t need someone to follow

Be yourself, don’t be hollow