The New World’s Longest Flights

The end of the Singapore Airlines direct flights to New York and Los Angeles has reshaped the World’s Longest Flight list. Qantas has now taken over the top spot with their Sydney (SYD) – Dallas (DFW) 747-400ER flight while Delta maintains the number two spot with their Johannesburg (JNB) – Atlanta (ATL) flight aboard a 777-200LR. Emirates has the third spot with service from Dubai (DXB) – Los Angeles (LAX) on the A3800-800.  Update: Emirates has overtaken Qantas with their Auckland to Dubai flight and Singapore and United are in the top 3 now with San Francisco – Singapore. Here’s the full list courtesy of Wikipedia:

Current Flights

screen-shot-2016-12-11-at-8-51-19-am screen-shot-2016-12-11-at-8-51-35-am screen-shot-2016-12-11-at-8-51-55-am

Perhaps you flew some of the now retired flights? I was lucky enough to experience SQ21 and DL17, here’s that full list from Wikipedia as well:

Retired Flights

screen-shot-2016-12-11-at-8-52-31-am

Related

Interested in understanding why the two longest flights were canceled? Check out Bloomberg’s – Why the Longest Nonstop Flights Are Ending.

Need help planning a trip with your miles? Consider Juicy Miles assistance for the best possible award pricing and routes!

The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Pingbacks

Comments

  1. DFW-HKG is 8,123 miles, so it will be the number 6. I’m guessing the A380 will be limited in capacity, because I think even the 77W required some load limitations for DXB-LAX.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.