Air travel to get super fast as American Airlines orders 20 Boom Overture aircraft | Key details

Commercial supersonic flights to cut the travel time to half may resume in 2029. After United Airlines last year, now American Airlines has decided to buy supersonic planes from Boom Supersonic. The first supersonic aircraft may roll out in 2025 and the test flights are likely to take place in 2026. The environmentalists criticise supersonic flights for burning more fuel per passenger. An association of American pilots has also opposed the deal and asked airlines to reduce cancellations and delays instead. Watch the video for more.