Supersonic Flights Would Present Operational Headaches

United Airlines Boom Supersonic
Airline analysts are skeptical that an international network carrier such as United Airlines can make the speed premium of supersonic flight pay off.
Credit: Boom Supersonic concept
Navigating the long, uncertain path between its pledge to buy Boom Supersonic Overture aircraft and putting them onto routes will be only the first hurdle for United Airlines. United and any other carrier that follows its lead will be hard-pressed to make the speed premium work within a larger...

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