WORLDS LONGEST FLIGHTS IN OPERATION

1.  AUCKLAND TO DOHA

 THE LONGEST FLIGHT ON EARTH FROM AUCKLAND(NEW ZEALAND) TO DOHA(QATAR) IS OPERATED BY QATAR AIRWAYS QR 920/921 .

THE FLIGHT COVERS A TOTAL DISTANCE OF 14,535 km OR 9032 miles IN ITS JOURNEY.

THE AIRCRAFT FLIES FROM 10 DIFFERENT TIME ZONES AND TAKES A TOTAL OF 18 hrs 20 min TO COMPLETE ITS JOURNEY.

THE AIRCRAFT USED IN THIS ROUTE IS BOEING- 777 200LR(LONG RANGE) .

PEOPLE BOARDING FLIGHT QR 921 FROM AUCKLAND(NEW ZEALAND) TO DOHA(QATAR) WILL EXPERIENCE THE LONGEST AFTERNOON AND EVENING .

INTERESTING FACT -FLIGHT DEPARTING FROM AUCKLAND AT 2:25 PM  WILL REACH DOHA AT 11:05 PM    SAME DAY (DUE TO DIFFERENCE IN TIME ZONES).

2.  LONDON TO PERTH 

THE 2ND LONGEST FLIGHT IN THE WORLD IS OPERATED BY QANTAS AIRWAYS QF 9.

THE AIRCRAFT USED FOR THIS ULTRA LONG HAUL FLIGHT IS 787-9(LARGEST DREAMLINER BY BOEING USED COMMERCIALLY TILL NOW 2018) THE FLIGHT TAKES A TOTAL TIME OF 17 HRS 20 MIN DEPENDING ON WIND CONDITIONS . AND COVERS A DISTANCE OF 14,483 km OR 8999.5 miles .

THE FIRST FLIGHT ON THIS ROUTE STARTED ON 24 MARCH 2018

3.  AUCKLAND TO DUBAI

THE 3RD LONGEST FLIGHT IS OPERATED BY EMIRATES AIRLINES EK 449

THE AIRCRAFT USED IN THIS ROUTE IS THE MAJESTIC AIRBUS A380 ( LARGEST AIRCRAFT USED COMMERCIALLY) THE DISTANCE COVERED HERE IS 14,201 km OR 8824 miles. 

THE TOTAL FLIGHT DURATION BEING 17 HRS 05 MIN DEPENDING ON WIND SPEED 

FIRST FLIGHT TOOK ITS WINGS OFF  ON 2 MARCH 2016. 

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