Flight Tracker Animation Shows Heathrow Dual Takeoff 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.

This animation, rendered by the Flightradar24 tracking service, shows the planes, bound for New York, taking off together.

It was the first ever commercial dual takeoff from London to New York, BA said. Credit: Flightradar24 via Storyful

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