was made at Mach .95 on Friday, January 12, 1979 as two Concordes (Air
France and British Airways) flew in from the
east and lined up to land on parallel runways at DFW.
The simultaneous touchdown marked the beginning of regularly
scheduled supersonic service between DFW and Europe by Braniff in
cooperation with Air France and British Airways.
The new interchange
was the first of its kind involving a
United States carrier and foreign airlines.