Richard Branson's vision for NY to Tokyo in 1 hour

www.cnbc.com Published: May 7, 2014
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Billionaire Sir Richard Branson sees a not-so-distant future when transcontinental air travel may be measured in minutes, not hours.

"If we get it right, New York to Tokyo could be less than an hour," the Virgin Group founder told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Tuesday. "You could be traveling at 19,000 miles per hour orbitally."



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