Flights to New York: London to US in under four hours with new mini Concorde jet | Travel News | Travel

Flights to New York currently take around eight hours for Britons travelling from the UK, making it too far for a weekend break. This could soon change with a new breakthrough in the aviation industry. A “mini-Concorde” plane could be tested as soon as the end of 2018, called the Boom Supersonic. Travelling at 1,687mph – 300mph faster than the original Concorde – it will revolutionise long-haul travel. The prototype, backed by Richard Branson, could halve the journey time to just three and a half hours from London to the…

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