United Airlines will acquire hypersonic aircraft with a speed of up to 2,000 kilometers per hour
United Airlines, a US airline, has announced the future acquisition of the Boom Supersonic Overture supersonic aircraft, which Capable of developing speeds of more than 2,000 kilometers per hour, twice Currently the fastest in the world. A challenge and good news when it comes to shortening travel times.
This will make it possible, for example, to fly over the space between New York and London in only three and a half hours, four hours if the destination is Frankfurt (Germany) and six hours covering the San Francisco – Tokyo (Japan) route according to the airline’s details.
The aforementioned acquisition is part of a project that also has a significant environmental impact, as it includes completely carbon-neutral aircraft, allowing for a reduction in polluting emissions.
The Chicago-based Illinois company has included 15 submitted aircraft in the first purchase package, and plans to add another 35 aircraft to its air fleet. A production date for these supersonic aircraft has been agreed to 2025, in order to operate flights. after a year and Open its commercial offerings to carry passengers as such in 2029.
Among the ship’s comfort, its equipment with screens was known for in-seat entertainment, benefits for individual space and no contact between passengers.
Blake Scholl, founder and CEO of Boom Supersonic, stated: “The first purchase agreement for a hypersonic aircraft. Zero carbon emissions It represents an important step towards our mission to create an accessible world.”
(with information from RT in Spanish)