Gallery: United Airlines goes Boom with supersonic aircraft order

The ‘Overture’ airliner will cut the New York to London flight time to three-and-a-half hours

Supersonic speeds are set to return to commercial aviation by the end of the decade. United Airlines has announced a deal with aerospace company Boom Supersonic which will see the carrier purchase 15 “Overture” aircraft, with the option for an additional 35.

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