Dual Takeoff at Heathrow Airport Marks Return of Travel to US

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.

This footage, posted on YouTube by National Air Traffic Services (NATS), shows the planes, bound for New York, taking off together.

It was the first ever dual takeoff of its kind from Heathrow, the Evening Standard reported. Credit: National Air Traffic Services via Storyful

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