• 19 Hours to Newark: Singapore Airlines Retakes the Throne in the Battle for World's Longest Flight

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Singapore Airlines singy reclaims the world's longest flight title tonight as its direct service from Changi to Newark takes off again after a five-year pause.
    The flight spanning about 10,000 miles will take a bit under 19 hours, making it the longest non-stop commercial flight in the U.S. and the world. The Airbus 350-900ULR has been configured to carry 67 business passengers and 94 premium economy customers - no basic economy on this flight.
    Singapore Airlines had cut the route, which had been flying since 2004, because of high fuel prices in 2013. But executives told the BBC demand has...
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