Joe Presta - British Airways official at JFK or granting me and Sparky an upgrade to Business Class and for allowing us in the JFK Concorde Lounge.
British Airways press officer made me feel very very comfortable and happy, she did what ever she could to make sure me….. Andrew Winstanley and the BBC crew where ok, she took the time to give me what ever advise I needed about my flight.
British Airways’s Concorde manager who met me just before I boarded my plane all made me feel like I was a “ some body “….. I felt like a famous film star as I got film star treatment with my own “British Airways Press officer“ etc.
British Airways Concorde check-in staff for being a real laugh and starting off the whole Concorde experience on happy joyful note by making it fun
British Airways staff in the Concorde lounge and the British Airways Concorde engineers who made sure my plane G-BOAD was ok and ready for mach 2 flight they did a brilliant job
British Airways Concorde engineers who towed a backup Concorde G-BOAG and made it ready for mach 2 flight just in case my Concorde G-BOAD broke down……wow that felt special.
My British Airways 747 crew for getting me home safely.
British Airways for saving a ticket and giving Sparky and Captain Black the chance to buy my Concorde ticket.
SSC1 for all his help with the checks carried out on Concorde prior to her being towed across to Terminal 4.
Jonathan Beddoes for sending me a copy of his camcorder tape……His tape had 90% of the footage which I had on tape 2 but which the BBC camera crew lost on 23 October 2003.
Mark OBrian (one of my best friends from school) who kindly copied tape 1 of my Concorde flight from the dat tape used in the BBC camcorder to VHS tape so my mum could see my Flight on our VHS video recorder at home.
My friends from school and old places of work (who once they found out) where extremely happy for me and supported me all the way.
People who (2001-2003) I’d sent CVs to for work who once they found out from seeing me on tv where extremely happy for me getting my flight.