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American Airlines to purchase 20 Boom Supersonic jets

Commercial supersonic transatlantic travel took a big step forward on Thursday as American Airlines became the third carrier to place an order for a set of Boom Supersonic jets. The jets are set to be ready for passengers before 2030 and will half the time it currently takes to cross the Atlantic.

Here & Now‘s transportation analyst Seth Kaplan joins host Celeste Headlee for the latest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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