READY, JET, GO… World’s fastest jet which could make London to New York a day trip is tipped for take off in 2020 after receiving £26m funding

BOOM Supersonic will cost the same as business class… and budget flights are on the horizon

A SUPERSONIC jet that turn London to New York into a day trip have received £26million funding to build the world’s fastest passenger plane.

The XB-1- dubbed the “baby boom” – is backed by a host of wealthy tech bosses, astronauts and engineers and is tipped to be faster and more efficient than Concorde.

The passenger jet could get you from Tokyo to San Francisco in five hours. Seats will cost the same as major airlines’ business class tickets – but budget tickets could be on the cards as well, according to Boom Supersonic boss Blake Scholl.

Scholl said the jet, which will cost more than£160million to build, could be carrying passengers by the early 2020s.

The XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator at the official unveiling at the Boom Technologies hanger last year

The XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator at the official unveiling at the Boom Technologies hanger last year.

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