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Japan Airlines invests US$10m in supersonic jet company Boom

Japan Airlines, which has the option to purchase up to 20 Boom aircraft, will provide its knowledge and experience as an airline to hone the aircraft design and help define the passenger experience for supersonic travel.


DENVER-based startup Boom Supersonic said on Tuesday that Japan's second biggest carrier Japan Airlines has invested US$10 million in the company, which is building a supersonic passenger aircraft that it claims will be faster, quieter and more affordable to fly than Concorde....

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