NEW YORK (AP) -- A British Airways Concorde landed at Kennedy International Airport on Monday morning on the supersonic jet's first trans-Atlantic flight since service was suspended last year after a crash killed 113 people near Paris.
The Concorde, which left London at 5:14 a.m. CDT, arrived at the gate at Kennedy at 8:40 a.m., about 15 minutes late.
"It went very well," said airline spokesman Jeff Angel.
The flight left Heathrow Airport Monday morning after a short delay caused by fog. One hundred passengers were aboard, all of them BA employees.
The airline has conducted two other test flights over the Atlantic Ocean, but Monday's was the first to include a full crossing. Regular flights on the London-New York route will resume Nov. 9. Two days earlier, on Nov. 7, BA will run a preview flight for corporate customers and reporters. That same day, Air France is scheduled to resume Concorde service between Paris and New York.
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