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Top 10 Longest Flights in the World 2018

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World 2018

The following table lists the world’s longest non-stop scheduled passenger routes by “great circle” distance. The actual distance flown, however, can be longer than the great circle distance for a variety of reasons, such as avoiding severe weather, taking advantage of favorable winds aloft, detouring around closed airspace, and diverting around war zones.

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FILE PHOTO A Qatar Airways aircraft is seen at a runway of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens, Greece, May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/File Photo – RTX2LRCE

  1. QATAR Airways (QR 921)

Destination: Auckland to Doha

Distance: 14,535 km (9,032 mi; 7,848 nmi)

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Duration: 17:40 to 18:20 Hour

Aircraft: Boeing 777-200LR

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First Flight 5 Feb 2017

Qantas starts History-making flight Direct to London by its B787-9

  1. Qantas Airways (QF9)

Destination: Perth to London

Distance: 14,500 km (9,010 mi; 7,829 nmi)

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Duration:  17:20 Hours

Aircraft: Boeing 787-9

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First Flight: 24 Mar 2018

  1. Emirates (EK 449)

Destination: Auckland to Dubai

Distance: 14,201 km (8,824 mi; 7,668 nmi)

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Duration:  17:05 to 17:20 Hours

Aircraft: Airbus A380-800

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First Flight: 2 Mar 2016

  1. United Airlines (UA37)

Destination: Los Angeles to Singapore

Distance: 14,114 km (8,770 mi; 7,621 nmi)

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Duration:  17:00 to 17:55 Hours

Aircraft: Boeing 787-9

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First Flight: 27 Oct 2017

 

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  1. United Airlines (UA 101)

Destination:  Houston to Sydney

Distance: 13,834 km (8,596 mi; 7,470 nmi)

Duration:  17:30 hours

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Aircraft: Boeing 787-9

First Flight: 18 Jan 2018

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  1. Qantas (QF8)

Destination:  Dallas/Fort Worth to Sydney

Distance: 13,805 km (8,578 mi; 7,454 nmi)

Duration:  16:50 to 17:05 Hours

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Aircraft: Airbus A380-800

First Flight: 16 February 2018 (Retrieved)

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  1. United Airlines (UA1) & Singapore Airline (SQ31)

Destination:  San Francisco to Singapore

Distance: 13,593 km (8,446 mi; 7,340 nmi)

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Duration:  16:30 to 17:35 Hours

Aircraft: United Airlines (Boeing 787-9) & Singapore Airline (Airbus A350-900)

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First Flight: UA – 1 Jun 2016 / SA -23 Oct 2016

8 . Delta Air Lines (DL 201)

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Destination:  Johannesburg to Atlanta

Distance: 13,582 km (8,439 mi; 7,334 nmi)

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Duration:  16:03 to 16:55 Hours

Aircraft: Boeing 777-200LR

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First Flight: 1 Jun 2009

 

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  1. Etihad Airways (EY171)

Destination:  Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles

Distance: 13,503 km (8,390 mi; 7,291 nmi)

Duration:  16:35 to 17:00 Hours

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Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER

First Flight: 1 Jun 2014

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  1. Emirates (EK 215)

Destination:  Dubai to Los Angeles

Distance: 13,420 km (8,339 mi; 7,246 nmi)

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Duration:  16:00 to 16:20 Hours

Aircraft: Airbus A380-800

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First Flight: 26 Oct 2008

 

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