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Concorde (Image credit: British Airways Speedbird Centre)

Concorde (Image credit: British Airways Speedbird Centre)

Concorde (Image credit: British Airways Speedbird Centre) Concorde (Image credit: British Airways Speedbird Centre) Concorde (Image credit: British Airways Speedbird Centre)

How To Kill Time Before The BA Check-in Desks Open In Barbados

By The Barbados Team, Barbados

Posted: 13 June 2014

Mary says the tour is very interesting, especially if you ever had the pleasure of flying on Concorde in its heyday, and so much is crammed into just forty-five cleverly constructed minutes. After being handed your special boarding pass, you are invited to sit down and watch a short film which is projected onto the body of the aircraft. The tour continues with a look around the underside of the Concorde before stepping on-board to take a peek inside the cockpit, see where the landing gear could be lowered manually if it ever failed to launch automatically, and learn fascinating facts such as how fuel was stored in tanks in the wings which were moved about during the flight to maintain balance.

It’s a great way to pass some time and you can leave your luggage at the front desk in the hangar while you do the tour. Even though it’s just a short walk to the attraction, Mary says that a Porter can be arranged to help take your luggage across and back, if you need one.

About The Barbados Team,

In addition to our Chester headquarters we have an Elegant Resorts office in Barbados, where our highly professional team, comprising of Helen Austin, Mary Phillips, Sandrine Kadra and Sophia Price, are on-hand to look after you at every stage of your holiday. Between them the team work twenty-four hours a day, so for peace of mind there is always someone just a phone call away, ready to assist you, should you experience any emergency.

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As the foremost British pioneer of luxury travel – and boasting an ever-increasing collection of prestigious accolades that celebrates this – Elegant Resorts is a tour operator with the expertise, knowledge and reputation to deliver only the very finest tailor-made luxury holidays to our clients, honed by almost thirty years of experience in this niche travel business.

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