Posts Tagged ‘Concorde’
 

 

Today in Aviation History: December 16th

The midair collision of a United DC-8 and TWA Constellation over New York City, Concorde makes the first sub-3-hour Atlantic crossing, an Air Canada CRJ crashes, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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Today in Aviation History: December 2nd

Airbus launches the A320neo program, NASA's Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft flies for the first time, LaGuardia Airport in New York opens for business, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 

Today in Aviation History: October 24th

Concorde makes its final commercial flight, first flight of the Lockheed Martin F-35 prototype, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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January 21st in Aviation History: First Concorde Passenger Flight, Cargolux Lands on Van and 40 More Events!

The Concorde begins scheduled service for both British Airways and Air France, crashes of Galaxy Airlines 203, Pan Am 1104 and an Iranian 727. NASA's Spirit rover ceases communication from Mars, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
One of the two British Airways A318s at the gate in Shannon, Ireland.

Flying Back to the Future Aboard the British Airways Airbus A318

Once the Concorde was retired in 2003, British Airways began looking for a new way of quickly getting premium passengers across the pond. The solution came in the form of an odd combination of resources.
by Jason Rabinowitz