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Boom Supersonic's aircraft would sport a delta wing like the Concorde, but fly slightly faster for a far cheaper fare. At Mach 2.2, the flight time between New York and London would be three hours, 15 minutes.

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Though Boom originally announced the passenger airliner last November, it showed a model at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Boom says it has orders for 76 aircraft from five unnamed airlines. 

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A seat on Boom's aircraft would be much like a typical business class seat that you'd find today. Each passenger would have a work table, a larger personal screen, overhead storage and a large window.

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The passenger cabin would have just one seat on either side of the aisle. The Boom Passenger Airliner would carry between 45 to 55 people.

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Roundtrip fares could be as low as $5,000 for a transatlantic flight. That's not cheap for a family vacation to Europe, but it wouldn't be a problem for a globetrotting exec with an expense account. 

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Boom has tested a model of the aircraft in a wind tunnel. 

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In preparation for the airliner's scheduled first flight in 2023, Boom will operate a smaller, but similarly designed, aircraft on test flights. The XB-1 should take to the skies for the first time later this year.

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Like the Boom passenger airliner, the XB-1 will be made of carbon fiber and fly on three engines at Mach 2.2 (1,451 miles per hour or 2,335 km per hour).

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