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What Is Up With The Concord  
User currently offlineFreakfor747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 66 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3391 times:

Is BA AF going to end the concord. I heard talk about it. What is going to happen and why would they end it? Thanks


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User currently offlineAa757first From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3347 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3348 times:

AF has already retired the Concorde, and BA is ending in October. Maintenance costs are high, and it guzzles fuel.

User currently offlineAvObserver From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 2470 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3285 times:

Freakfor747, since you're a 'newbie', do a search on this topic for the last few months, you'll find MANY discussions on it. Essentially Airbus decided maintenance costs were becoming prohibitive and with sharp declines in load factors for British Airways and especially Air France Concordes, there was a consensus that it was an opportune time to retire the SST. I don't want GDB, our resident Concorde expert who works for British Airways to have to type another redundant explanation about this. And it's Concorde, with an E at the end, not 'Concord', like the name of the old car the late American Motors built.

User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13184 posts, RR: 77
Reply 3, posted (11 years 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3269 times:

All you really ever need to know about Concorde, it's details, history and retirement, as well as active forums, can be found here, this site is also much liked by those who work on Concorde, for it's detail and accuracy;
http://www.concordesst.com/


User currently offlineN754pr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 3223 times:

Has someone been sleeping for 12 months  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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