TRANSPORTATION | Mach 2 :: Concorde’s Inaugural Flight Paris > Rio, 1976.01.21

On 21 January 1976 at 11:40 a.m., Air France Concorde F-BVFA and British Airways Concorde G-BOAA took off simultaneously from Paris and London, respectively. Their inaugural destinations? Air France to Rio and BA to Bahrain. Which flight would you have taken?


1976 | PARIS-RIO > A crew of six pilots, three flight attendants and three hostesses provide the first commercial flight to Brazil PHOTO > Jean-Claude Deutsch

The Concorde in Rio by Concorde co-pilot Eric Celerier

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