The Concorde made its final flight a little more than 16 years ago and supersonic air travel has yet to return — here's a look back at its awesome history
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British Airways operated its final commercial Concorde flight on October 24, 2003, from New York's JFK International Airport to London Heathrow. 

It was the last commercial passenger flight for the Concorde in a career that began in 1976.

A total of 14 Concordes entered service with British Airways and Air France. 

Co-developed by the British and the French, Concorde was the first and only effective supersonic commercial airliner, while talk of new supersonic planes have generally not been...

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