Concord Sevice To Stop In October

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Concord Sevice To Stop In October

Postby Eric_Rose » Thu Apr 10, 2003 4:41 am

Just announced on CNN by Air France and British Airways due to lack of profits.
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Re: Concord Sevice To Stop In October

Postby Craig. » Thu Apr 10, 2003 6:00 am

it'll be a sad day but one that was bound to happen eventually. its more so sad in a way because of my granddads involvment with the cockpit electrics and instruments design and fitting.
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Re: Concord Sevice To Stop In October

Postby Mr. Bones » Thu Apr 10, 2003 8:15 am

i've read that BA was thinking of retiring the Concorde but that they weren't sure about it yet. they started thinking about it due to their dozens of emergency landings they had to make and due to the low number of passengers the plane carried.

i don't know nothing about Air France, i think they just keep flying with it. but if it was on CNN... it's possible they already made a desicion. it's sad  :(
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Re: Concord Sevice To Stop In October

Postby Craig. » Thu Apr 10, 2003 9:03 am

its been confirmed by a few news agencies in uk to, and by workers at filton to  :'(
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Re: Concord Sevice To Stop In October

Postby Matt » Wed Apr 16, 2003 2:39 pm

Air France have wanted to retire their fleet for a few years and the paris disater was the perfect opertunity but BA wanted to keep them in service and the two airlines wanted to retire them at the same time. So yes October will be the las time concorde fly's. Richard branson of Virgin atlantic wanted to buy every concorde for the original price of just
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