The aircraft reached a speed of over 800 mph.
The plane of British Airways has probably set a new record crossing the distance from new York to London after reaching speeds over 800 miles per hour, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
On Saturday and Sunday records over the Atlantic has been updated several times in that time, when the storm Kiara reached Britain.
According to Flightradar24, the aircraft Boeing 747 British Airways, departing on Saturday from new York, has reached London Heathrow airport 4 hours and 56 minutes soon after 23.20. He was just a moment faster than a Virgin Atlantic flight that landed at Heathrow a few moments later, and three minutes faster than other aircraft Virgin, who arrived at 5.12 this morning.
The flight back took over two and a half hours.
British Airways and Virgin broke the previous record on the line new York-London, which belonged to the Norwegian company, the plane which reached London in 5 hours and 13 minutes in January 2018. The average journey time between new York and London is approximately 6 hours 13 minutes.
Despite the acceleration of the flights across the Atlantic, the storm Kiara caused the cancellation of hundreds of flights, trains and ferry services.