30 Years Ago Aug. 9, 1976 -- One carrier that frequently upgraded Sen. Edward Kennedy from economy to first class was pleased when Kennedy's plan to eliminate tax deductions for first-class travel was killed. 20 Years Ago Aug. 12, 1986 -- British Airways will operate its first Concorde flight to California as charter offered in conjunction with the Queen Elizabeth 2/Concorde program from Cunard, which involves the flight from Ontario to London and a QE2 crossing to the U.S. ...

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