• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S SUPER JET, THE BOAC SUPER VCIO - CAPTURES ANOTHER IMPORTANT ROUTE ON FEBRUARY 28 WHEN IT REPLACES THE BOEING 707 ON THE REGULAR SERVICE BETWEEN LONDON, MONTREAL AND CHICAGO.

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S SUPER JET, THE BOAC SUPER VCIO - CAPTURES ANOTHER IMPORTANT ROUTE ON FEBRUARY 28 WHEN IT REPLACES THE BOEING 707 ON THE REGULAR SERVICE BETWEEN LONDON, MONTREAL AND CHICAGO.

    ALREADY ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL JETS OPERATING BETWEEN LONDON AND NEW YORK, THE VCIO HAS ATTRACTED MAXIMUM PASSENGER LOADS ON A NUMBER OF MAJOR ROUTES. ALSO IN BOAC COLOURS, IT IS CARRYING CAPACITY PASSENGER LISTS TO SOUTH AFRICA WHILST SISTER AIRCRAFT OF GHANA AND NIGERIA AIRWAYS DOMINATE THE ROUTES BETWEEN LONDON, LAGOS AND ACCRA.

    ON ORDER WITH ANOTHER MAJOR AFRICAN AIRLINE, THE VCI0 HAS RECENTLY ENTERED WITH THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, WHO WILL HAVE TEN OF THESE JET GIANTS IN THEIR TRANSPORT COMMAND FLEET.

    ALTHOUGH FEBRUARY 28 MARKS THE START OF THE REGULAR VCI0 SERVICE TO CANADA, THE ROLLS ROYCE POWERED JETLINER IS NO NEWCOMER TO THE CANADIAN SCENE, HAVING COMPLETED COLD WEATHER TRIALS THERE LAST YEAR.

    ON THE CANADIAN RUN THE 137-SEATER, 600-MILES-AN-HOUR JET WILL MAKE THE FLIGHT FROM LONDON TO MONTREAL IN SEVEN HOURS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABA7Q0WLST21HB2IP0PTDCT1VU
    Media URN:
    VLVABA7Q0WLST21HB2IP0PTDCT1VU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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