Thread: Concorde Blues
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Old 07-19-2016, 10:00 AM
coremelt coremelt is offline
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Originally Posted by leahcim View Post
This. The high end of the airline ticket market basically switched from "get there fast" to "get there more comfortably". Lie back seats, privacy suites, showers, &c.
That and the fact that long distance private business jets were in general far more useful for the uber-rich. Take off when you want, fly directly to a smaller airport nearer to your final destination. Even if the Concorde was faster, the convenience of leaving whenever you want was more valuable to the uber-rich.