Across The Pond - Evolution of Transatlantic Crossings
Travelling across the Atlantic sat on a flight may seem to drag on forever, even with a selection of food, drinks and movies at hand to make the journey as comfortable as possible. It may even be tempting to look back longingly to the days of the Concorde, which cut transatlantic travel time in half. But things haven’t always been so easy…
We have explored some of the biggest leaps in transatlantic travel via various modes of transport, from the first voyage of discovery, to the fastest liner and even the record for crossing on a raft!
And whilst travelling in a military grade Blackbird may get you to your destination in record speed, the necessary protective suit may not offer the comfort and convenience we have become accustomed to! So sit back, relax and enjoy our infographic “The Evolution of Transatlantic Crossings”!