Long flights are becoming more common. This is because as time goes by, the planes become more efficient, there are medium-sized aircraft (at least compared to the 747) capable of reaching any point on the planet and the price of fuel remains relatively low.
And although what will be the longest flight in the world (from New York to Sydney) will not be available until 2023, in this article we present the 10 longest flights in the world you can board, with the route, kilometers and the model of the plane, according to One Mile at a Time:
- Newark, New Jersey to Singapore with Singapore Airlines. This flight has a distance of 15,343 km and a duration of 18 hours and 45 minutes, using the Airbus A350-900ULR aircraft.
- Auckland, New Zealand to Doha, Qatar with the Qatar airline. This flight has a distance of 14,535 km and a duration of 17 hours and 50 minutes on board a Boeing 777-200LR.
- Perth, Australia to London, operated by Qantas Airline. With a distance of 14,500 km in 17 hours and 20 minutes. This flight is performed on a Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
- Auckland, New Zealand to Dubai through the Emirates airline. This flight has a distance of 14,200 km and a duration of 17 hours and five minutes in an Airbus A380.
- Los Angeles to Singapore, operated by the airline Singapore, with a distance of 14,113 km for 17 hours, on board an Airbus A350-900ULR aircraft.
- Houston to Sidney, with United airline. The flight covers 13,833 km in 17 hours, in a Boeing 787-9.
- Dallas to Sydney with Qantas, on a 13,904 km flight for 17 hours on an Airbus A380 aircraft.
- New York to Manila, along with Philippine Airlines. This flight covers 13,711 km in an Airbus A350-900, for 16 hours and 40 minutes.
- San Francisco to Singapore, with the airline Singapore & United. This flight has a distance of 13,592 km and a duration of 16 hours and 30 minutes. Using the Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
- Johannesburg, South Africa to Atlanta. This flight lasts 16 hours and 29 minutes, through the Delta airline, with a route of 13,581 km, using a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.
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