United Plans to Buy 15 Supersonic Planes

Airline’s deal with Boom Technology carries promise of return for faster-than-sound travel

United Airlines wants to bring back faster-than-sound travel by the end of the decade with a plan to purchase 15 supersonic jets developed by Boom Technology. Here’s what the Overture planes might look like. Image: Boom Supersonic

香蕉视频苹果下载United Airlines said it hopes to fly passengers on a planned new supersonic jetliner by decade’s end, which would resurrect high-speed flights more than two decades after that method of travel was grounded.

Parent United Airlines Holdings Inc. on Thursday said it would acquire small jetliners being developed by Boom Technology Inc. that would cut travel times and appeal to higher-paying fliers.

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