Rolex01 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (11 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 913 times:
Well.... This shouldnt be a shock to MOST of us who asked WHY IS TOLEDO OHIO (TOL) GOING TO GET A BRITISH AIRWAYS CONCORDE CHARTER?
Well, they are not. Dont waste your time, heading to Toledo to see something that wont be there this weekend.
Making some phone calls a couple weeks back to see if this was still going to happen I spoke with a British Airways agent and she kindly said that Toledo couldnt fill it. They are going to fly the people who did buy tickets to JFK to catch a regularly scheduled Concorde flight.... All 40 of them.
Any other city could have filled a Concorde. Boo hoo….
Jayhup From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 450 posts, RR: 0 Reply 4, posted (11 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 783 times:
Several years ago I worked a BA Concorde (reg G-BOAD for those keeping score at home) charter that went ICT-JFK-LHR. It was completely full. Our arrival the day before made the front page of the newspaper. I'm sure next time Toledo will be able to fill it....
Ouboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4315 posts, RR: 22 Reply 8, posted (11 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 738 times:
One should note that this travel agency advertised it 1 week about 4 months ago in the daily local rag. Nothing else was mentioned and the only place you could find it was on the airport's website at toledoexpress.com under news. Had they actually advertised it, it may have been filled. Its hard to sell something when no one knows about it! LOL
Any opinion/comment posted is that of my own and not that of Southwest Airlines Co.
Flyinryan99 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1948 posts, RR: 10 Reply 12, posted (11 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 647 times:
Rolex....I have a question for u...don't take this personal but do you work for the Blade? It just seems that you have the same mentality of them always trashing the city and always out there to look for something negative about it. I'm just curoius, that's all.
HSVXJ From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 228 posts, RR: 2 Reply 13, posted (11 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 612 times:
We got an Air France Concorde charter here in Huntsville back in Oct 99. Thousands came out to watch it land, and even more came out to watch it depart the next morning (having a concorde RON was quite a surprise for the overnighting MD80 and Avro crews that night.) I've got some kick ass pictures of it.
In fact, that Concorde charter went so well, they're trying to bring it back this summer. When they do, we'll be the only city in Alabama to have had the Concorde. Twice even.