Boom Supersonic jet could be reality by 2025 – 2000 jets serving 500 worldwide hubs | Travel News | Travel

Blake Scholl, founder and CEO of Boom Supersonic, said his company will finally make supersonic air travel financially viable. Fares from London to New York, for example, would cost from £2000 one way, which is the same as a business class ticket at the moment. Boom Supersonic is just one of a handful of companies trying to revive the Concorde era, which offered super fast flights to business executives around the world. Planes that can travel faster than the speed of sound have not been commercially available to travellers since…

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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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