British Airways: Introducing the ‘Son of Concorde’

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  09.30.09 | 4:42 PM ET

With BA’s luxury London-New York route launching this week—exactly forty years after the Concorde’s first flight—the Independent’s Simon Calder takes a closer look at the new service, and at the history of luxury and business class-only air travel.


Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.


1 Comment for British Airways: Introducing the ‘Son of Concorde’

Susan 10.05.09 | 10:23 AM ET

This new plane looks quite spacious compared to the original Concorde.  They were actually pretty cramped for a supposedly “luxury” plane.  Have you seen inside one?  You can go inside the one that’s parked up at Manchester Airport.

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