The Air France Concorde inaugurated the Paris-New York service, taking off from Roissy at 11:12* to land at Kennedy airport at 08:47* on 22 November 1977.
On 30 June 1973, test pilot André Turcat followed the total solar eclipse in the cockpit of the F-BFVA. The Concorde 001, the first Concorde aircraft delivered to Air France in 1976.
Return to Nairobi
Nairobi joined the network in 1946, on the Nile Valley route, which connected Le Bourget to the French colonies in the Indian Ocean.