British Civil Aviation in 1977

1 April
British Airways begins shuttle operations between London and Belfast.

26 September
Six years after making initial proposals, Laker Airways inaugurates it’s London to New York Skytrain service. Tickets cost $102 and almost immediately, six scheduled airlines introduce low-cost transatlantic fares.

31 October
British Caledonian begin daily flights to Houston in Texas.

4 December
British Airways and Singapore Airlines begin Concorde services from Bahrain to Singapore.