American Airlines Agrees to Buy 20 Boom Supersonic Jets

American Airlines Group agreed to purchase 20 planes from Boom Supersonic, betting on the way forward for an ultra-fast airplane that’s nonetheless years away.

American put down a nonrefundable deposit on its preliminary 20 plane, often known as the Overture, and has the choice to buy 40 extra, the businesses stated Tuesday. The businesses didn’t disclose further monetary particulars of the transaction.