10/04/2003 Air France and British Airways announced Concorde retirement
This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?
10th Year Anniversary of Concorde's Retirement
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Air France and British Airways retired Concorde because of low passenger numbers, following the 25 July 2000 crash, the slump in air travel following the September 11 attacks, and rising maintenance costs. It was the last aircraft in the British Airways fleet that had a flight engineer.
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