Read about the World's Longest Flight with Emirates! Since th beginning of Feb. 1, 2016, there is a new longest flight - Emirates began flying from Dubai to Panama City. The flight takes 17 hours and 35 minutes and cover 8,590 miles. Emirates operates the flight on a Boeing 777-200LR. Watch how the spectacular Boeing 777 Lands In Windstorm!

World's Longest Flight with Emirates

“Panama City will be our first destination gateway in Central America, providing a convenient option for our passengers travelling from or through our global hub in Dubai and onward to destinations throughout Central America, the Caribbean and the northern part of South America,” Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline & Group, told The National.

Qantas used to have the longest flight in the world, traveling 8,578 miles from Dallas, Texas, to Sydney, Australia. That flight takes just 17 hours.