As airlines prepare to get fully off the ground again after a painful pandemic, ther aviation industry sees a new battle of small vs. big and slow vs. fast.
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The finalization of the agreement's terms comes during one of the worst years for the aviation industry in recent history — hit harder than most sectors by COVID and the subsequent collapse in international travel.
Almost 20 years after Concorde ceased operations, supersonic air travel could soon be taking off again. A deal involving United Airlines and the startup Boom has got the aviation industry buzzing.
London to New York may again be possible in under 4 hours after the US-based airline struck a deal for 15 ultrafast jets. Regular commercial supersonic flights have not been seen since 2003.
The European Union will also forbid EU aircraft from flying over Belarus. A wider sanctions package targeting Belarus is expected this month.
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