Non-stop flight

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A non-stop flight is a flight by an aircraft with no intermediate stops.

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The dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 eventually opened up Russian airspace, allowing commercial airlines to exploit new circumpolar routes and enabling many new non-stop services.[1]

In the late 2000s to early 2010s, rising fuel prices coupled with economic crisis resulted in cancellation of many ultra-long haul non-stop flights.[2] As fuel prices fell and aircraft became more economical the economic viability of ultra long haul flights improved.[2]

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  1. ^ "From Newark Over the North Pole". New York Times. 30 March 2001. Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  2. ^ a b A new era of 'ultra-long-haul' aviation

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