American Airlines buys supersonic aircraft to deliver faster and more sustainable flights

The bow of the ship can fly from Miami to London in less than 5 hours.

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American Airlines and Boom Supersonic announce airline agreement to Purchase up to 20 aircraft offered, with the option of an additional 40 aircraftyes

American paid a non-refundable deposit for the first 20 planes. The airline acquired a plane presented with intent Transporting passengers twice as fast as today’s fastest commercial airliners.

“Looking to the future, Supersonic travel will be an important part of our ability to deliver to our customersDerek Kerr, US chief financial officer said. “We are excited about how Boom will shape the future of travel for our company and our customers.”

The introduction of the Boom Supersonic will introduce an important new speed advantage to the US fleet. Under the terms of the agreement, Boom must meet industry standard operation, performance and safety requirements, as well as Other US customary terms before delivery of any introduction.

Overture is an aircraft designed to carry 65 to 80 passengers at Mach 1.7 over water, or twice the speed of today’s fastest commercial aircraft.with a range of 4250 nautical miles.

The modern aircraft is optimized for speed, safety and sustainability. Introduction is also designed for Fly over 600 routes around the world in just half the time.

With this class of aircraft You can travel from Miami to London in less than five hours and from Los Angeles to Honolulu in three hours.

“We are proud to share our vision for a more connected and sustainable world with American Airlines,” said Blake Schull, founder and CEO of Boom. “We believe the introduction can help Americans deepen their competitive advantage in the network, loyalty and overall preference for airlines through advantages that Changing the model to cut travel times in half“.

In July, Boom revealed the final production design for the Introduction, which is scheduled to launch in 2025 and carry its first passengers by 2029.

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