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BA spends a million to ensure its first restyled supersonic plane looks supersmart for the summer

The first of seven British Airways Concordes in line for a facelift and engineering work getting a respray at Heathrow before it returns to service next month. Interiors have been restyled, new seats fitted and overhead bins enlarged. Experiencing the difference will cost pounds 5,030 for a return ticket to New York.

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