Reply to post: Re: Was it really only the maintenance costs?

Take-off crash 'n' burn didn't kill the Concorde, it was just too bloody expensive to maintain

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Re: Was it really only the maintenance costs?

I believe Air France weren't making money. And hadn't for ages. They didn't want to sell to BA, even for spares. But without both companies, I doubt the maintenance costs were affordable.

I'm still not sure if Branson's offer was genuine, or just good PR. And trying to get under BA's skin of course...

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