- Reporter's Notebook: Last Concorde Lands: Ending Era or Supersonic Travel?
The last Concorde has landed at Heathrow Airport in Britain. After almost three decades, commercial travel by supersonic jet aircraft has come to an end. For 27 years, the Concorde flew passengers from Kennedy Airport to London or Paris in just about three hours. That-- less than half the time it takes on a regular jet plane. But, Air France and British Airways say, supersonic travel no longer makes money. We hear from Jonathan Glancey, editor for the Guardian Newspaper in London and Bon Van Der Linden, Curator at Smithsonian--s National Air and Space Museum.
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