EDITORIAL: Why A Return To Supersonic Commercial Travel Is Far From Certain

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There was a time when airline executives believed supersonic flight would become ubiquitous on long-haul routes. As the original supersonic aircraft were being developed in the 1960s, American Airlines publicly predicted a fleet of 200 supersonic aircraft operated by US airlines alone. It seemed...

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