World Longest Flight From Singapore to New York Finally Landed

World Longest Flight From Singapore to New York Finally Landed

However, more than seven weeks' worth of television and film entertainment will also be provided to the passengers during the journey of 16,700 kilometers (10,400 miles).

Singapore Airlines is bringing back its longest flight from Singapore to NY on October 11, to regain the title of the world's longest flight from Qatar Airways' Doha-Aukland flight, according to a report by Bloomberg.

The airline has already ordered seven new ultra-long range twin-engine Airbus SE AIR.PA A350-900ULRs fitted with just 161 business class and premium economy seats - and no economy class seats - for the US capacity increase.

He and his group met during the world's first commercial flight of the Airbus A380 double-decker plane operated by the airline in 2007 and discovered that everyone had a passion for flying.

Two first officers and 13-strong cabin contingent will be available for the flight crew. 'I'm not sure what I'm going to do for 18 1/2 hours. "We are mainly anxious about cases of deep vein thrombosis" that can be caused by long-standing passengers and dehydration, said Gheel Kro, a consultant at Singapore's National University Hospital.

Singapore Airlines, the city-state's national carrier, has relaunched the service for the first time in five years after the original flight was too expensive.

The trophy is now held by Qatar Airways on its Auckland-Doha service with a nominal flight time of just over 18 hours and a distance of 14,535kms (9.032 miles) using a Boeing 777-200LR. It also has a high ceiling and large windows.

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This trip was made with the new, more fuel efficient Airbus A350-900ULR, which consumes 25 percent less fuel than its predecessor.

"My cousin said 'hey, this is in the press.' I'm going to take pictures and show her", she said. Singapore Air says data speed could be 4-8 Mbps, depending on active users, satellite coverage and weather conditions.

Singaporean airlines is hoping that the introduction of more fuel-efficient planes will become a permanent thing as fuel prices continue to soar.

The airline is not planning to offer any economy bookings on the route.

"Ultra-long haul services comprise an important component of that strategy", an airline spokesman said.

Long-haul flights halfway across the globe are making a comeback even with oil prices close to their highest in four years.

The long-range Airbus A350-900ULR was installed to carry up to 161 passengers. With SIA's new non-stop services, there will be 72 weekly passenger services between Changi and the United States, noted Changi Airport Group spokesman Ivan Tan.

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