Qantas Will Soon Operate World’s Longest Flight from Sydney to Dallas
Stranded Qantas passengers look at a Qantas Airbus A330 plane as they wait for their flights at the departure gates of Perth Domestic Airport October 31, 2011. Daniel Munoz / Reuters
Given fuel costs and capacity risks, it’s common for airlines to break up such long journeys with transfers and layovers. However, flyers prefer the nearly day-long flights to numerous stops along the way.
Excerpt from Australian Business Traveller
If you’re using bum-numbing hours as your yardstick the trophy will go to US carrier Delta‘s 17 hour flight 201 from Atlanta to Johannesburg, which pips QF7 by almost two hours when you count minutes instead of miles