By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 21, 2017, 05:05
Duration : 02:06
London to New York journey in 2.5 hours, claims a startup
Passengers could soon fly between London and New York aboard a supersonic commercial airplane in about 2.5 hours, as A Denver based aerospace company claimed. The trans-atlantic journey currently takes around eight hours. As per reports, the start-up company, Boom, said at the Paris Air Show that such a fast trans-atlantic journey would be possible within the next six years, if it's able to pass all certification hurdles. The company has also claimed to reduce travel time between San Francisco to Tokyo to 5.5 hours which at present takes 11-hours. Boom's founder and chief executive, Blake Scholl, said that they are thrilled to provide supersonic flights to commercial fliers, adding that mojor airlines across the world are also looking forward for the same, said reports. Boom has already received over 70 orders from five airlines for their supersonic passenger airlines.