The last regularly scheduled Douglas DC-10 passenger flight in the world had been set to take place December 7, 2013. Biman Bangladesh Airlines confirmed the news, however the last passenger DC-10 in the world will remain in regular service into January of 2014.
The national carrier of Bangladesh has been the last in the world to operate the iconic tri-jet for several years. But as new, state-of-the-art Boeing 777-300ERs have been delivered the carrier’s modest fleet of DC-10s have slowly been retired. The penultimate frame was retired recently in late November.
Here’s a YouTube video of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines DC-10 taking off from Manchester International Airport in March 2008.