Emirates World’s Longest Flight Is Operating. Where To?


It’s official: the world’s longest flight has taken off.

The 8,819-mile flight between Dubai and Auckland via the Emirates is operating, lifting the United Arab Emirates airline to hold the coveted title for conducting the world’s longest flight at 17 hours and 15 minutes.

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Although Qantas is currently planning a non-stop flight from Auckland to London while Singapore Airline is also considering a 9,521-mile flight between Singapore and New York in 2018. Once launched, both airlines will knock Emirates out for the top spot.

Prior to Emirates, Qantas held the same title for flying between Sydney and Dallas at 17 hours, traversing a 8,578-mile journey.

Be prepared to feel like you’re still flying once you’ve landed!

What do you think of Emirates’ longest flight in the world? Let us know in the comments.




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