1969 Possibly the most beautiful plane ever built. Concorde's name reflects the development agreement between the United Kingdom and France. In the UK, any or all of the type—unusual for an aircraft—are known simply as "Concorde"
Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde 101 F-WTSC during a test flight, circa Later re-registered by Air France as F-BTSC when it unexpectedly joined the production fleet, this aircraft crashed at Gonesse near Paris, July (Image: Aérospatiale-BAC)
Concorde: "Unable to Fly." Her wings have been clipped, sadly. After British Airways withdrew Concorde the 7 were subsequently dispersed for preservation at Barbados (Registration: AE) Edinburgh (AA) Filton (AF) Manchester (AC) New York (AD)
Not originally an expensive ticket. BA issued a survey to see how much business travellers thought their firms had paid for the tickets. Substantially more than they actually had so BA racked up the price and business class travel was born.