Articles tagged “ultra long haul flying”

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Qantas Won’t Pitch Its Ultra Long-Haul Flights to the Masses

Qantas’ 20-hour services from Sydney to London and New York can only be profitable with plenty of passengers flying in business class, this analyst sensibly argues. In other words, no 20-hour flights for cattle class.

Qantas Won’t Pitch Its Ultra Long-Haul Flights to the Masses

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Qantas Turns Boeing Jet Into Lab on World’s First 20-Hour Flight

The era of the 20-hour flight may nearly be upon us. Qantas just has to determine if the human body can withstand the trip first.

Qantas Turns Boeing Jet Into Lab on World’s First 20-Hour Flight

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Qantas to Test How the Human Body Withstands the World’s Longest Flight

Ultra-long-haul flights of nearly 20 hours are considered "aviation's final frontier." How the human body will feel after a flight from Sydney to London, however, is another question entirely.

Qantas to Test How the Human Body Withstands the World’s Longest Flight

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Singapore Airlines Readies for World’s Longest Flight

As fuel efficiency continues to improve, the next generation of ultra-long-range aircraft will enable more of these routes to pop up. Qantas has debuted a London-Perth nonstop route, for example.

Singapore Airlines Readies for World’s Longest Flight

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Behind the Hype of Qantas’ Grand Plans to Fly Nonstop to London and New York

You have to give Qantas some credit for its public relations strategy. It will be at least four years before the airline launches "hub-busting" flights to New York or London from Sydney but the airline already has almost everyone in the airline industry talking about its plans.

Behind the Hype of Qantas’ Grand Plans to Fly Nonstop to London and New York

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The Exceptional Jet Singapore Airlines Will Use for the World’s Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines has unique needs. It wants to fly nonstop from Singapore to New York, and the route is so important for the airline that it's willing to fly the jet with far fewer seats than it could otherwise hold. Not many other airlines are willing to make that tradeoff.

The Exceptional Jet Singapore Airlines Will Use for the World’s Longest Flight

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United To Fly Longest Ever Route by a U.S. Airline

Business travelers love saving two or three hours of flying time. They'll surely love United's new nonstop. But for everyone else, 18 hours is a long time to spend on an airplane. Even a 787.

United To Fly Longest Ever Route by a U.S. Airline