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Fort Worth-Based American Airlines Orders Up to 20 Boom Supersonic Aircraft

Nearly 30 years after the last Concorde flight, American Airlines is betting on a supersonic future. The Fort Worth-based airline has ordered up to 20 Boom Supersonic Overture aircraft, with an option to order up to 40 more. But don't book your flight yet: Denver-based Boom doesn't expect to roll its first Overture off the production line until 2025, and the first passenger flights are slated for 2029.

When they do take flight, the Overtures are expected to fly up to 80 passengers at Mach 1.7 over water, reaching destinations in as little as half the time of subsonic airliners.
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Follow the Money: D.R. Horton Acquires Public Water Resources Firm, Critical Start Raises $215M, Fort Worth Biotech VC Raises New Funds, and More
by | Apr 15, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
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‘Doing Good While Doing Well in Business’: Addison Consumer Analytics Platform Raises Funds to Help Nonprofits
by | Apr 13, 2022
HundredX, a data analytics firm that gives brands access to millions of “ethically sourced” consumer experiences, has landed a Series D round that brings its total funding to more than $80 million. Its big-name investors include billionaire Charles Schwab and Clark Hunt, the chairman and CEO of FC Dallas and the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Five North Texans Make the List of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies
by | Jul 23, 2020
The 13th annual ranking from the Women Presidents' Organization and American Express features the North Texas-based female entrepreneurs behind The Life Coach School, Buzzballz, Akorbi, Enseo, and Save Water Co.
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