Longest Flight

After 18 hours, Qantas’ longest commercial flight lands in Darwin

Qantas Boeing 787 lands at Darwin (DRW), concluding the airline's longest commercial flight that carried stranded Australians from Buenos Aires (EZE)....


World’s longest flights 76 years apart: sunrise onboard Qantas Airways

Two Qantas Airlines flights, separated by 76 years, left significant footprints in aviation history as the world’s longest passenger services by duration....


World’s longest domestic flight flies under radar

When earlier this year Air Tahiti Nui flew from French Polynesia directly to Paris (France), it broke several records along the way, including the longest domestic flight. Two months later, another French airline, French Bee, covered an even larger distance, it said. However, the latter achievement passed largely unnoticed. ...


Air Canada’s Dreamliner embarks from Sydney to Toronto non-stop

Air Canada is flying directly from Sydney (Australia) to Toronto (Canada) on April 27, 2020. Covering some 15,552 kilometers (9,812 miles), the flight AC7214 is one of the longest ones on the airline’s route map. But is it a record-breaker?...


Longest flights in the world [Quiz]

The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak had an unexpected outcome, prompting an array of aviation’s firsts. As multiple countries around the world began closing their borders, airlines found themselves unable to operate flights as they usually do, opting for new, sometimes record-breaking routing. ...


Qantas to launch Project Sunrise research flights

Qantas Airways is launching three ultra-long-haul research flights, as part of the “Project Sunrise”. Around 19-hour long non-stop flights will head off from London (the United Kingdom) and New York (the United States) to Sydney (Australia) with the goal to gather data about inflight passenger and crew health and wellbeing....


A New World Record Of The Longest Business Flight

It seems like Singapore Changi Airport is responsible for another longest flight record. This time, the longest business flight departed from Singapore and arrived in Tucson, Arizona....