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British Airways has reportedly sent its most iconic jet since the Concorde to be scrapped. See inside the plane that shuttled VIP flyers between New York and London

Posted On: Mar 7, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

British Airways has reportedly sent its most iconic jet since the Concorde to be scrapped. See inside the plane that shuttled VIP flyers between New York and London

Summary List Placement British Airways just dealt a blow to its premium customers as the airline is scrapping the all-business class aircraft formerly offered on the billion-dollar London-New York flagship route, Aviation Week reported.
The VIP-configured Airbus A318 aircraft was the only one of its kind in the British Airways fleet when its retirement was announced in July. The service boasted enhanced convenience and luxury to the business travelers that frequented the route and, with capacity for only 32 passengers, it was among the closest to a private jet in the airline world.
British Airways used the service to solidify its place as the route's go-to premium carrier, replacing the Concorde as the crown jewel of the airline's transatlantic offering. The smaller and more exclusive A318 service catered to the airline's top spenders with a direct link between New York City and London's financial district.
It was also a bucket list flight for many aviation enthusiasts since the A318 was already itself a...

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