Dual Takeoff of NY Flights From Heathrow as US Reopens

Two planes, one from Virgin Atlantic and one from British Airways, took off simultaneously at Heathrow Airport on November 8 to mark the reopening of the US to fully vaccinated visitors from a list of countries including the UK.

It was the first ever commercial dual takeoff from London to New York, BA said.

This livestream by Big Jet TV, filmed at Heathrow, shows the two planes taking off. Credit: Jerry Dyer/Big Jet TV via Storyful

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