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Concorde To Barbados, Why?  
User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 6 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1516 times:

Why does BA fly London-Barbados, since Barbados is more a leisure destination rather than a business destination like New York?

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User currently offlineETA Unknown From Comoros, joined Jun 2001, 2297 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1475 times:

There's a lot of wealthy UK residents who love to jaunt down to the Caribbean supersonically. One of the benefits of having a large population.

User currently offlinePirate From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1475 times:

Barbados is a popular and often exclusive holiday destination for the very rich and famous, including some members of the British Royal family. I guess where there is the patronage, the flights are viable. Services recommencing with Concorde from Heathrow in December.

User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13605 posts, RR: 76
Reply 3, posted (14 years 6 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1470 times:

The BGI route has many regulars who use it every year, the flights start 01 December, and run until April.
The BA273 departs at 09:30 from LHR, returning later that day. Flight time is usually 4 hours 10 minutes.
Many flights this season are already fully booked.

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