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Actually, both London City and VK are right. When Concorde started service there was no such thing as business class, but Concorde offered a faster service for business people. So VK is right to say what he did and equally LondonCity is right to point out that Concorde was not business class seating as we know it today.

Incidentally, the reason it was given “R” classification was because at the time C (Concorde) was used for Coach class and S (Supersonic) was used for Standard class, these classes depended on the airline, usually in the USA in the 1970’s

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