United Airlines to restart supersonic jet travel

United Airlines on Thursday unveiled its plan to revive high-speed or supersonic jet travel. The airlines said that it will buy 15 planes from Boom Supersonic, an airline startup.If everything goes as planned, the airline aims to start superfast passenger travel in 2029. The jets that will be used will also focus on green travel with “net-zero” in carbon emission as they will use renewable fuel.

In a press release, the firms said that the planes produced by Boom are capable of flying at twice the speed of the leading aircrafts. The Boom planes can cover the distance

between Newark and London in just 3.5 hours, and San Francisco to Tokyo in just six hours.

 

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