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Longest passenger flight

Postby Lance Kennedy » Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:18 pm

The worlds longest single passenger carrying flight just landed. Qatar Airways now have a regular flight from Doha to Auckland, on a Boeing 777. 14,535 kilometers. Flight time is 16 and a half hours. That is more than enough time to see six feature length movies!

This is a bit of a landmark, but I wonder what is next? Will passenger aircraft be able to fly between any two points on the globe non stop in the future?

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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Gord » Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:36 am

Fake. Everyone knows the Earth is flat and only 9,656.064 km across.
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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby TJrandom » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:33 am

Maybe they circled around a bit to pad the miles - like some taxi drivers I have met.

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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:42 am

Lance Kennedy wrote:The worlds longest single passenger carrying flight just landed.

That's weird. Why would a jet only carry one long single passenger? Frankly, it shouldn't matter if that person was single, married or just dating. :D

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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby TJrandom » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:47 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Lance Kennedy wrote:The worlds longest single passenger carrying flight just landed.

That's weird. Why would a jet only carry one long single passenger? Frankly, it shouldn't matter if that person was single, married or just dating. :D


Or whether that longest passenger was single or not. Is there some rule that a person must marry when they reach 6, 7, 8, or even 10 feet?

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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Digitalberg » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:59 am

Due respect! but the longest flight from Doha to Aukland is not fake, I was on the flight too :)

Also here is more details:

Longest 10 air routes by Great Circle route (includes *links starting in 2018)

1 Singapore-New York*: 9,529 miles

2 Doha-Auckland: 9,032 miles

3 London-Perth*: 9,010 miles

4 Dubai-Auckland: 8,824 miles

5 Singapore-Los Angeles*: 8,770 miles

6 Dallas-Sydney: 8,578 miles

7 Johannesburg-Atlanta: 8,439 miles

8 Singapore-San Francisco: 8,434 miles

9 Abu Dhabi-Los Angeles: 8,387 miles

10 Dubai-Los Angeles: 8,333 miles

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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Flash » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:10 am

What are "miles"? :shock:
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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:26 am

"Miles" was a trolling sock puppeteer who eventually was paddled outta here with his landing gear removed.


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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Gord » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:31 pm

Digitalberg wrote:Due respect! but the longest flight from Doha to Aukland is not fake, I was on the flight too :)

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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Monster » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:52 pm

Lance Kennedy wrote:The worlds longest single passenger carrying flight just landed. Qatar Airways now have a regular flight from Doha to Auckland, on a Boeing 777. 14,535 kilometers. Flight time is 16 and a half hours. That is more than enough time to see six feature length movies!

This is a bit of a landmark, but I wonder what is next? Will passenger aircraft be able to fly between any two points on the globe non stop in the future?

16 hours on a flight sounds like a horror movie. I've taken 9 hour flights multiple times and I hate it.
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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:24 pm

Flash wrote:What are "miles"? :shock:


I take it you've never been to God's country? ;)
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Re: Longest passenger flight

Postby Lance Kennedy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:17 pm

Only rood people use miles.


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