SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Right now there is a "fast lane" in the sky.
That's why some travelers are landing early at their destinations thanks to stronger than usual tailwinds.
An image from FlightAware.com shows the path of a Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London.
The Jet Stream helped the Boeing 787 Dreamliner set a speed record for that type of plane: 801 miles per hour.
Dreamliners usually cruise at 561 miles per hour.
There is bad news, if you're flying westbound, headwinds might delay your flight.
Speed record set for Boeing 787 thanks to powerful jet stream
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