Non-stop flight

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Not to be confused with direct flight.

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

An ultra long-haul non-stop flight is a flight by a commercially operated airliner without any scheduled intermediate stop of any kind and route length using the higher end of the airliner's range. These flights usually follow a great circle route, often passing over the northern or southern polar region.

Ultra long-haul[edit]

History[edit]

From 1943 to 1945 Qantas operated "The Double Sunrise", a weekly 5,650-kilometre (3,050 nmi) flight between Western Australia and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with average flight times of 27 hours using a Consolidated PBY Catalina. On 1–2 October 1957 a Trans World Airlines Lockheed L-1649 Starliner, the ultimate piston-engine airliner in terms of range and endurance, flew the inaugural 8,640-kilometre (4,670 nmi) LondonSan Francisco polar route in 23 h 19 min.[1]

In June 1961 El Al extended the record for the world's longest scheduled non-stop commercial flight with a 9,270 kilometres (5,010 nmi) route from New York to Tel Aviv. Previously tested on trial runs with a Bristol Britannia in December 1957, the scheduled flight used a Boeing 707, averaging 9 hours 33 minutes.[2]

In August 1967 Aerolineas Argentinas established their non-stop Boeing 707 service on a 10,062-kilometre (5,433 nmi) route between Madrid and Buenos Aires with a flight time of 12 h.[3]

The Aerolineas Argentinas route was the longest scheduled flight by distance until 1976, when the Boeing 747SP entered service. In April 1976 Pan Am set a new record for longest non-stop scheduled flight with its 10,854-kilometre (5,861 nmi) New YorkTokyo route and in December the airline set another record with SydneySan Francisco, covering 11,937 kilometres (6,445 nmi).

In May 1988 El Al introduced its long-haul passenger flight from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles, completing its 12,189-kilometre (6,582 nmi) journey in 13 h 41 min.

The fall of the Soviet Union eventually opened the airspace over Russia, allowing new circumpolar routes to come into use for commercial airlines.[4] On March 1, 2001, Continental Airlines launched a 13,578-kilometre (7,332 nmi) non-stop service from Newark to Hong Kong—the first non-stop long-haul route for any airline with flying duration exceeding 16 hours.[4] A few days later, United Airlines started their own New York to Hong Kong service, adding 3 kilometers to the distance.[4]

On 3 February 2004, Singapore Airlines introduced a 14,113-kilometre (7,620 nmi) flight from Singapore to Los Angeles, scheduled for 16 h 30 min in summer and 15 h 35 min in winter ; 17 h 20 min in summer and 18 h 5 min in winter on the return trip.

In June 2004, Singapore Airlines introduced Flight SQ21, using the Airbus A340-500 on a 15,344-kilometre (8,285 nmi) great circle route from Newark to Singapore, passing within 130 kilometres (70 nmi) of the North Pole, taking a little over 18 hours.[5] This non-stop scheduled-commercial distance was immediately surpassed by return Flight SQ22, which flew the current record of 16,600-kilometre (9,000 nmi) back to Newark, on a route over Asia and Alaska.[6] Despite the greater distance, Flight SQ22 averaged a slightly shorter 17 h 45 min due to assistance from prevailing high-altitude winds.[7] In service for nine years, revenue was no longer high enough to sustain the service and the routes were dropped in November 2013.[8][9]

Current[edit]

Since 1 March 2016, the longest non-stop scheduled airline flight is Emirates flight EK448 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Auckland, New Zealand, and its return flight EK449, at 14,200 kilometres (7,700 nmi). The inaugural flight was flown using an Airbus A380-800,[10][11] but subsequent regular service flights will be flown using a Boeing 777-200LR.[12] Emirates have subsequently announced that the Dubai - Auckland return flight will switch to an A380 permanently as of October 2016.[13][14]

On 1 June 2016, United Airlines began nonstop operations between San Francisco and Singapore using a Boeing 787-9. Singapore Airlines will join United Airlines on 23 October 2016 operating a Airbus A350-900 aircraft with payload restrictions.[15]

Future[edit]

Announced[edit]

On 5 February 2017, Qatar Airways will begin nonstop flights between Doha and Auckland, making this flight the longest in the world. The flight covers 14,536 kilometres (7,849 nmi) and will be operated by Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.[16][17]

Envisioned[edit]

Miami International Airport (Florida) is in talks with EVA Air and China Airlines of Taiwan to launch before 2018 a nonstop 13,922 km (7,517 nmi) flight to Taipei,[18] and Qantas is considering a nonstop 14,499 km (7,829 nmi) Perth-London service on Boeing 787-9s, to be delivered from 2017.[19]

Singapore Airlines will be the launch customer of the Airbus A350-900 ULR, the A350 ultra-long-range variant, to be delivered in 2018 and enabling the re-launch of the world's longest non-stop flights from Singapore to Los Angeles (14,113 km or 7,620 nmi) and New York (16,600 km or 9,000 nmi), among other options.[20] Seating is reduced from 300 seats in Singapore Airlines standard A350 configuration to 170 to allow for more fuel.[21]

At the January 2016 Bahrain International Airshow, Qatar Airways announced it will add an ultra-long haul route between Doha and Santiago de Chile using a Boeing 777-200LR.[22] The distance between Doha and Santiago is 14,430 km (7,790 nmi), and the flight would take around 18½ hours.[23]

In August 2015, Emirates announced a nonstop Dubai-Panama City service due to start from 1 February 2016, covering 13,821 kilometres (7,463 nmi) in 17 hours 35 minutes westbound. However, in January 2016, the flight was postponed to 31 March 2016. In early-March, less than a month before commencing services, Emirates cancelled the flight. It is now due to start in late 2016 or early 2017, when conditions improve.[24][25]

Airliners[edit]

The longest range Airbus jetliner is the A340-500, capable of flying for up to 16,670 kilometres (9,000 nmi) with 293 passengers. Currently, the A380 is capable of flying for 15,200 kilometres (8,200 nmi) with 544 passengers, the A350-900 for 8,100 nautical miles (15,000 km) with 325 passengers and the -900ULR can cover 8,700 nautical miles (16,100 km).[26]

New airliners like the A350 and B787 enable new long range, smaller city pairs and open new network possibilities like the 1980s twinjets (Airbus A300, Airbus A310 and Boeing 767), on transatlantic and some transpacific routes.[27]

The longest range Boeing airliner is the B777-200LR which can cover 15,840 kilometres (8,550 nmi) with 317 passengers, to be replaced by the B777-8X capable of traveling 16,110 kilometres (8,700 nmi) with 350 to 375 passengers, announced on November 2013 and scheduled to enter service in 2020.[28] It could enable economical non-stop flights on the 17,016-kilometre (9,188 nmi) Kangaroo route in 19 hours,[29] or the 16,683 kilometres (9,008 nmi) Nouméa, New Caledonia to Paris CDG,[30] like the Southern Cross Route.

Boeing is currently the dominant manufacturer in the ultra long-haul aircraft segment, with 25 of the 30 longest nonstop flights being operated by Boeing airliners such as the 777-300ER (13), 777-200LR (8), 777-200ER (2), 787-9 (1) and the 747-400ER (1). The Airbus A380-800 is used on the second longest flight and four other routes, and the A340-600 on one (totals 31 as two different aircraft are used on one of the flights).[31]

Planned long flights[edit]

Iran Air had planned a non-stop 12,222-kilometre (6,599 nmi) TehranLos Angeles flight, which never materialized due to the 1979 Iranian Revolution. It suspended in November 1979 its 9,850-kilometre (5,320 nmi) scheduled non-stop service between New York and Tehran, flown eastward in 11h 15min, begun after its 747SP delivery on 12 March 1976.

Qatar Airways commenced nonstop flights to Los Angeles on 1 January 2016, covering a Great-Circle distance of 13,367 kilometres (7,218 nmi) and taking 16 hours 25 minutes. This service became Qatar Airways longest flight, overtaking the 12,952-kilometre (6,994 nmi) QR713 Doha-Houston Route. The new flight is the sixth longest route in the Top 30 longest nonstop flights. [32]

Philippine Airlines is replacing its A340-300 with an A350-900HGW high gross weight version available from 2017 enabling non-stop Manila-New York without payload limitations in both directions,[33] a 13,700 km (7,400 nmi) flight.[34]

Singapore Airlines will be restarting its non-stop flight to the United States from 23 October 2016. Singapore Airlines Flight SQ32 will depart Singapore at 0830 and arrive in San Francisco at 0805. The return flight SQ31 will depart San Francisco at 0935 and arrive in Singapore at 1820. This service will be served using the airline's brand new Airbus A350-900ULR aircraft. This will be Singapore Airlines's longest route in its network until 2018, when non-stop services from Singapore to New York will be restarted.

Exploitation[edit]

The length of flights using current operational procedures would still be limited by flight planning considerations including having sufficient fuel to fly against the wind, to avoid adverse weather, and holding. Restrictions like ETOPS are no longer a limitation with the A350 having a 370-minute clearance by European authorities and Boeing's 777 and 787 having a 330-minute clearance by FAA.

Along with the chosen cruising air speed, the time taken by a flight depends mainly on the ATC route, and the speed and direction of the winds at flight level, which can result in a tailwind, headwind, or crosswind at various points of the flight. Flights crossing the middle latitudes often encounter the jet stream, which typically flows in a general eastward direction. As a result, flights traveling from west to east often experience a tailwind and have shorter flight times than flights traveling from east to west, which experience a headwind. Flight schedules account for this effect in an average sense, but when the jet stream is stronger or weaker than normal, or takes an unusual direction, large differences can occur from scheduled flight times.

Record flights[edit]

Focke-Wulf FW 200 B Condor of Deutsche Luft Hansa (model).

On 10–11 August 1938 a Deutsche Luft Hansa Focke-Wulf Fw 200 flew 6,400 kilometres (3,500 nmi) from Berlin to New York in 24 h 56 min.

In August 1989 the first Qantas 747-438 being delivered by Boeing set a distance record for a commercial aircraft by flying 18,001 kilometres (9,720 nmi) non-stop between London and Sydney in 20 h 9 min 5 seconds, creating publicity for the airline's "Longreach" services with the 747-400. The flight departed London/Heathrow under command of Captain David Massey-Greene, Qantas Boeing 747-400 Project Pilot, with a flight crew comprising Qantas Captains Ray Heiniger, Rob Greenop and George Lindeman, with Captain Chet Chester from Boeing. In addition to the five pilots, there were two cabin crew and sixteen passengers aboard. [35]

On 9 November 2005 a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200LR, dubbed the Worldliner, completed the world's longest non-stop passenger flight. It traveled 21,602 kilometres (11,664 nmi) eastward, from Hong Kong to London, in roughly 22 h 22 min, as opposed to a normal westward routing for that sector, which is much shorter at 9,647 kilometres (5,209 nmi).[36] Aboard the 777-200LR were eight pilots including Suzanna Darcy-Henneman, Boeing's first female test pilot. Although the airplane seats 301, there were only 27 passengers aboard this flight. There were two Boeing executives; several Boeing 777 engineers; representatives from General Electric; and a dozen journalists from around the world. Commander Asif Reza, senior vice president flight operations PIA, was in command and assisted by Captain Mohammed Ilyas Malik, designated PIA check pilot for the Boeing 777, to fly the aircraft as Boeing's "launch customer", pending delivery of this very first plane to PIA, registered in Pakistan AP-BGZ.[37] PIA now uses the Boeing 777-200LR on their nonstop flights from Toronto, Canada to Pakistan.

On 8 March 2016, the International Women's Day Air India operated the world's longest all women crew flight. The 17-hour, 12402 km (7706 mi) long flight, AI 173 from Delhi to San Francisco had an all women staff including cabin crew, cockpit crew, doctor, customer care staff and also the ground staff including the operator, technician, engineer, flight dispatcher and trimmer. A Boeing B777-200 LR was used on the flight. The historic flight was under the command of Captain Kshamta Bajpayee and Captain Shubhangi Singh along with First Officers Captain Ramya Kirti Gupta and Captain Amrit Namdhari.[38]

Competition[edit]

The route from San Francisco to Singapore is the longest non-stop route in the world to be served by more than one airline: one daily each by United Airlines and by Singapore Airlines.

The routes served between Los Angeles and Sydney have five airlines operating non-stop flights: Delta Air Lines, Qantas, Virgin Australia, United Airlines and American Airlines. In terms of flight frequency, Emirates has nine ultra-long-haul non-stop destinations from its Dubai base: Auckland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, São Paulo, Seattle, Orlando.

Geography[edit]

Because Europe is at the centre of the land hemisphere, the distances from Europe to the largest cities in North/South America, Africa and Asia are not among the longest. The longest flights from Europe are to Buenos Aires (e.g. Lufthansa: FRA-EZE, 11,455 km (6,185 nmi)) and Santiago (e.g. Alitalia: FCO-SCL, 11,875 km (6,412 nmi)) in Southern South America and from South-East Asia (e.g. Garuda Indonesia: LHR-CGK, 11,714 km (6,325 nmi)).

The distance from Europe to Australia and New Zealand is longer than these flights but there are no non-stop flights between these continents. The world's longest direct flight is Air New Zealand flight 1, which operates between London Heathrow and Auckland International Airport. However, this flight makes a stop at LAX.

The longest non-stop flights currently running are not the longest city pairs theoretically possible. The longest routes possible are between antipodes, or points on the Earth's surface opposite each other with the Earth's center directly between, a distance of 20,000 kilometres (10,800 nmi) at the meridian. Other proposals include utilization of point-to-point sub-orbital spaceflight for the ultra long-haul distances.

Longest flights[edit]

A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-200LR, the aircraft that operates most of the airline's longest routes.

The following table lists the world's longest non-stop scheduled passenger routes by distance. City pairs may be served using different routings on the return journey, which may therefore involve different route length and journey times. Weather conditions, particularly the direction of jet streams, also have a significant impact on the time needed to complete the journey. The city pair routes: AKL-DXB, DFW-SYD, ATL-JNB, JFK-JNB, and LAX-MEL all cross the equator.

Currently scheduled (top 30, by distance)[edit]

For the purposes of this table, multiple flights operated by the same airline between the same airports are counted as one flight, while different airlines operating between the same airports are counted separately. Also, each airport pair is counted separately, even though some cities have multiple airports supporting long-range flights (e.g. New York-JFK and Newark-Liberty airports).

Rank
(Dist.)
From To Airline Flight
number
Distance
km (mi) [nmi]
Scheduled
duration
Aircraft type First flight
1 Auckland Dubai Emirates EK 449 14,203 (8,825) [7,668] 17 hr 15 min Boeing 777-200LR 2 March 2016[note 1][39][40]
2 Dallas/Fort Worth Sydney Qantas QF 8 13,804 (8,578) [7,454] 16 hr 55 min
16 hr 50 min[41]
Airbus A380-800 29 September 2014[note 2][43][44][45]
3 San Francisco Singapore Singapore Airlines SQ 31 13,593 (8,446) [7,339] 16 hr 55 min Airbus A350-900 23 October 2016[46]
3 United Airlines UA 1 13,593 (8,446) [7,339] 16 hr 20 min
17 hr 20 min
Boeing 787-9 1 June 2016[47]
4 Johannesburg Atlanta Delta Air Lines DL 201 13,582 (8,439) [7,334] 16 hr 40 min
16 hr 05 min[48]
Boeing 777-200LR 3 June 2009[49]
5 Abu Dhabi Los Angeles Etihad Airways EY 171 13,502 (8,390) [7,291] 16 hr 30 min Boeing 777-200LR 1 June 2014[50]
6 Dubai-International Los Angeles Emirates EK 215
EK 217
13,420 (8,339) [7,246] 16 hr 35 min Airbus A380-800

Boeing 777-300ER

26 October 2008[51]
7 Jeddah Los Angeles Saudia SV 41 13,409 (8,332) [7,240] 16 hr 55 min
16 hr 30 min[52]
Boeing 777-300ER 31 March 2014[53]
8 Doha Los Angeles Qatar Airways QR 739 13,367 (8,306) [7,218] 16 hr 25 min Boeing 777-200LR 1 January 2016[54]
9 Dubai-International Houston-Intercontinental Emirates EK 211 13,144 (8,168) [7,097] 16 hr 20 min Airbus A380-800
Boeing 777-300ER
3 December 2007[55]
10 Abu Dhabi San Francisco Etihad Airways EY 183 13,128 (8,158) [7,089] 16 hr 15 min Boeing 777-200LR 27 April 2016[56]
Jet Airways 9W 6598 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-300ER 18 November 2014[57]
11 Dallas/Fort Worth Hong Kong American Airlines AA 137 13,072 (8,123) [7,058] 16 hr 20 min
17 hr 05 min
Boeing 777-300ER 11 June 2014[58]
12 Dubai-International San Francisco Emirates EK 225 13,041 (8,103) [7,041] 15 hr 50 min Airbus A380-800 15 December 2008[59]
13 New York Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 831
CX 841
CX 845
12,983 (8,067) [7,010] 16 hr 00 min
16 hr 15 min
Boeing 777-300ER 1 July 2004[60]
14 Newark Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 899 12,980 (8,065) [7,009] 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-300ER 1 March 2014[61]
14 United Airlines UA 179 12,980 (8,065) [7,009] 15 hr 50 min Boeing 777-200ER 1 March 2001[62]
15 Abu Dhabi Dallas/Fort Worth Etihad Airways EY 161 12,962 (8,054) [6,999] 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR 3 December 2014[63]
16 Doha Houston-Intercontinental Qatar Airways QR 713 12,951 (8,047) [6,993] 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR
Boeing 777-300ER
31 March 2009[64]
17 Dubai-International Dallas/Fort Worth Emirates EK 221 12,940 (8,040) [6.972] 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-300ER 2 February 2012[65]
18 New York Guangzhou China Southern Airlines CZ 300
CZ 600
12,878 (8,002) [6,963] 16 hr 05 min Boeing 777-300ER 6 August 2014[66]
19 Boston Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 811 12,827 (7,970) [6,926] 15 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER 3 May 2015[67]
20 New York Johannesburg South African Airways SA 204 12,825 (7,969) [6,925] 14 hr 30 min Airbus A340-600
Airbus A340-300
1 May 2011[68][69]
21 Houston-Intercontinental Taipei EVA Air BR 51 12,776 (7,939) [6,898] 15 hr 55 min Boeing 777-300ER 20 June 2015[70]
22 Doha Dallas/Fort Worth Qatar Airways QR 729 12,764 (7,931) [6,892] 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR 1 July 2014[71]
23 Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas QF 94
QF 96
12,748 (7,921) [6,883] 15 hr 50 min[72] Airbus A380-800
Boeing 747-400ER
31 October 1999[73]
23 United Airlines UA 98 15 hr 50 min Boeing 787-9 26 October 2014[74]
24 Toronto Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 825
CX 829
12,569 (7,810) [6,787] 15 hr 25 min
15 hr 30 min
Boeing 777-300ER 1 January 2008[75]
24 Air Canada AC 15 15 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200LR
Boeing 777-300ER
1 August 2004[76]
25 New York Taipei EVA Air BR 31 12,566 (7,808) [6,785] 15 hr 30 min
16 hr 10 min
Boeing 777-300ER 31 October 2011[77]
25 China Airlines CI 11 15 hr 20 min Boeing 777-300ER 2 February 2015[78]
26 Mumbai Newark United Airlines UA 49 12,565 (7,807) [6,784] 16 hr 05 min Boeing 777-200ER 1 October 2007[79]
27 Chicago-O'Hare Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 807 12,543 (7,794) [6,773] 15 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER 1 September 2011[80]
27 United Airlines UA 895 12,543 (7,794) [6,773] 15 hr 50 min Boeing 777-200ER 5 July 1998[81]

Summer schedule (northern hemisphere; austral winter)
Winter schedule (northern hemisphere; austral summer)

Notes:

  1. ^ The first flight on 2 March 2016 was operated by an A380-800, as is the norm on all Emirates inaugurals.
  2. ^ Date that Qantas Flight 8 began flying this route non-stop after switching to the A380-800 from the Boeing 747-400ER. Previously, QF8 required a stop in Brisbane, though outbound QF7 from Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth was always non-stop and thus, for a time, the longest regularly scheduled commercial flight by distance. The first flight of QF7 was 16 May 2011.[42]

Discontinued[edit]

Route Airline Flight
number
Distance km (mi) [nm] Scheduled duration Aircraft Type Final flight
Newark to Singapore Singapore Airlines SQ 21 15,345 (9,535) [8,285] 18 hr 50 min Airbus A340-500 23 November 2013
Service began on 28 June 2004, at which point it was the longest non-stop commercial flight.
Singapore Airlines still operates from New York JFK via Frankfurt under SQ 25 (Singapore Airlines declared that the route will be returned in 2018, the route will be flown by A350-900ULR).
[82][83]
Los Angeles to Singapore Singapore Airlines SQ 37 14,114 (8,770) [7,621] 18 hr 05 min Airbus A340-500 20 October 2013
Service began on 3 February 2004, at which point it was the longest non-stop commercial flight.
Singapore Airlines still operates from Los Angeles via Tokyo-Narita under SQ 11.
New York to Bangkok Thai Airways International TG 793 13,963 (8,676) [7,539] 17 hr 00 min Airbus A340-500 1 July 2008[84]
Mumbai to Atlanta Delta Air Lines DL 185 13,695 (8,510) [7,395] 17 hr 55 min Boeing 777-200LR 23 October 2009[85]
Dallas/Fort Worth to Brisbane Qantas QF 8 13,363 (8,303) [7,215] 16 hr 05 min Boeing 747-400ER 28 September 2014
(now operates to Sydney)
Los Angeles to Bangkok Thai Airways International TG 795 13,309 (8,270) [7,186] 17 hr 20 min Airbus A340-500 30 April 2012
(was operated via Seoul until 25 October 2015)
Manila to Toronto Philippine Airlines PR 118 13,230 (8,221) [7,143] 16 hr 05 min Boeing 777-300ER 13 March 2013
(now operates via Vancouver)[86]
New York to Hong Kong United Airlines UA 821 12,990 (8,072) [7,014] 15 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400 30 August 2001
Service began on 1 April 2001, at which point it was the longest non-stop commercial flight.[87]
Washington, D.C. to Johannesburg South African Airways SA 208 12,813 (7,973) [6,929] 17 hr 00 min Airbus A340-600 30 April 2009
(nonstop flight moved to New York JFK; Washington flight operates via Dakar or Accra)[88]
Los Angeles to Melbourne Virgin Australia VA 24 12,748 (7,926) 15 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER 23 October 2014
(now operates to Brisbane; resuming April 8, 2017)
Detroit to Hong Kong Delta Air Lines DL 187 12,645 (7,857) [6,828] 15 hr 45 min Boeing 777-200LR 30 August 2012[89]
Taipei to Newark EVA Air BR 32 12,552 (7,677) [6,777] 14 hr 55 min Boeing 777-300ER 29 October 2011[77]
BR 32 currently designated on the Taipei-New York JFK flight.
Mumbai to New York Delta Air Lines DL 17 12,540 (7,790) [6,771] 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200LR 31 October 2008[90]
New York to Mumbai Air India AI 141 12,540 (7,790) [6,771] 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200LR 30 October 2010
(Air India still operates Mumbai service from Newark)[91]
Chicago to Kowloon/Kai Tak United Airlines UA 895 12,534 (7,788) [6,769] 15 hr 50 min Boeing 747-400 5 July 1998[92]

(Kai Tak Airport replaced by Hong Kong International )

Minneapolis to Hong Kong Northwest Airlines NW 97 12,073 (7,501) [6,420] 15 hr 10 min Boeing 747-400 28 August 1998[93]
Delhi to Chicago-O'Hare American Airlines AA 293 12,044 (7,484) [6,503] 15 hr 55 min Boeing 777-200ER 28 February 2012[94]
Air India still operates a Delhi-Chicago O'Hare flight

Airlines and aircraft types for non-stop flights[edit]

The sections below gives two separate views. The first one lists all the commercial aircraft types used for serving non-stop flights and their currently scheduled and operating longest flight. The second section attempts to list all the passenger airline companies in the world and their longest scheduled non-stop flight currently in operation.

By aircraft type[edit]

The table below lists the current longest (by distance) non-stop flights operated by different types of aircraft.

Notes:

Qatar Airways Flight 921 from Auckland to Doha, which will be the longest flight in the world, will be flown with a Boeing 777-200LR when it starts 2 February 2017, overtaking Emirates' spot with their Auckland-Dubai flight.

The longest Airbus A350-900 flight will soon be Singapore Airlines' nonstop flight from San Francisco to Singapore starting on 23 October 2016, which will be tied for the third longest flight in the world.

Aircraft Type Route Distance (km) Distance (mi) Scheduled duration Airline Flight number
Airbus A300-600 Jetliner Tehran-Imam Khomeini to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi 5,501 3,472 06 hr 30 min Mahan Air W5 50/51
Airbus A310-300 Jetliner Rome-Fiumicino to Toronto-Pearson 7,105 4,415 09 hr 45 min Air Transat TS 307/309/315
Airbus A318-100 Jetliner New York-JFK to London-City 5,587 3,418 07 hr 25 min British Airways BA 2/4
Airbus A319-100 Jetliner Chita to Moscow-Domodedovo 4,744 2,948 07 hr 10 min Ural Airlines U6 94
Airbus A320-200 Jetliner Bahrain to Paris-Charles de Gaulle 4,828 3,000 07 hr 15 min Gulf Air GF 19
Airbus A321-200 Jetliner Tromsø to Gran Canaria 5,135 3,191 07 hr 05 min Thomas Cook Scandinavia DK 6541
Airbus A330-200 Jetliner Panama City to Istanbul 10,846 6,740 13 hr 55 min Turkish Airlines TK 175
Airbus A330-300 Jetliner Zürich to Cape Town 9,075 5,639 11 hr 25 min Edelweiss Air WK 84
Airbus A340-200 Jetliner Rome-Fiumicino to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza 11,136 6,919 14 hr 35 min Aerolíneas Argentinas AR 1141
Airbus A340-300 Jetliner New York-JFK to Johannesburg 12,825 7,969 14 hr 30 min South African Airways SA 204
Airbus A340-500 Jetliner Abu Dhabi to São Paulo-Guarulhos 12,122 7,532 15 hr 35 min Etihad Airways EY 191
Airbus A340-600 Jetliner Johannesburg to New York-JFK 12,825 7,969 16 hr 05 min South African Airways SA 203
Airbus A350-900 Jetliner Doha to Adelaide 11,313 7,030 12 hr 05 min Qatar Airways QR 914
Airbus A380-800 Jetliner Dallas/Fort Worth to Sydney 13,804 8,578 16 hr 50 min Qantas QF 8
ATR 42-500 Turboprop Mirny to Krasnoyarsk 1,395 867 03 hr 20 min NordStar Airlines Y7 88
ATR 72-200 Turboprop Copenhagen to Sarajevo 1,373 853 03 hr 30 min B&H Airlines JA 407
ATR 72-500 Turboprop Mangareva to Papeete 1,654 1,028 03 hr 55 min Air Tahiti VT 951
ATR 72-600 Turboprop
Boeing 717-200 Jetliner Nantes to Tenerife-Sur 2,490 1,345 03 hr 50 min Volotea V7 2806
Boeing 737-200 Jetliner Ottawa to Iqaluit 2,100 1,305 03 hr 10 min Canadian North
First Air
5T 436/439
7F 862
Boeing 737-300 Jetliner Cancun to Calgary 4,201 2,626 06 hr 00 min Canadian North TSC 4461
Boeing 737-400 Jetliner Beirut to Stockholm Arlanda 3,147 1,956 04 hr 45 min Air Explore WLB 5503
Boeing 737-500 Jetliner Munich to Tyumen 3,641 2,262 05 hr 15 min UTair Aviation UT 724
Boeing 737-600 Jetliner Ottawa to Vancouver 3,562 2,213 05 hr 12 min WestJet WS 143
Boeing 737-700 Jetliner Montevideo to Panama City 5,446 3,385 07 hr 30 min Copa Airlines CM 284
Boeing 737-700ER Jetliner Tokyo Narita to Mumbai 6,796 4,223 09 hr 35 min All Nippon Airways NH 829
Boeing 737-800 Jetliner Vancouver to Punta Cana 5,928 3,684 07 hr 10 min Sunwing Airlines WG 481
Boeing 737-800 BBJ2 Jetliner Frankfurt to Pune 6,703 4,159 08 hr 15 min PrivatAir PT 768
Boeing 737-900 Jetliner Boston to San Francisco 4,352 2,704 06 hr 40 min United Airlines Various
Boeing 737-900ER Jetliner Istanbul-Atatürk to Dar es Salaam 5,404 3,357 07 hr 15 min Turkish Airlines TK 603
Boeing 747-400 Jetliner Los Angeles to Sydney 12,051 7,488 15 hr 05 min Qantas QF 18
Boeing 747-400ER Jetliner Los Angeles to Melbourne 12,748 7,921 15 hr 50 min Qantas QF 96
Boeing 747-8I Jetliner Frankfurt to Buenos Aires 11,477 7,132 13 hr 55 min Lufthansa LH 510
Boeing 747SP Jetliner Tehran-Imam Khomeini to Kuala Lumpur-International 6,334 3,936 08 hr 00 min Iran Air IR 841
Boeing 757-200 Jetliner Pisa to New York-JFK 6,648 4,131 09 hr 39 min Delta Air Lines DL 210
Boeing 757-300 Jetliner Houston-Intercontinental to Anchorage 5,254 3,265 07 hr 17 min United Airlines UA 1079
Boeing 767-200ER Jetliner Madrid to Santa Cruz de la Sierra 8,903 5,532 12 hr 30 min Boliviana de Aviación OB 777
Boeing 767-300 Jetliner Oran to Jeddah 4,146 2,576 05 hr 15 min Air Algérie AH 9058
Boeing 767-300ER Jetliner Frankfurt to Rio de Janeiro 9,545 5,931 12 hr 30 min Condor DE 2350
Boeing 767-400ER Jetliner Munich to Houston-Intercontinental 8,718 5,417 10 hr 51 min United Airlines UA 105
Boeing 777-200 Jetliner Washington-Dulles to Rome-Fiumicino 7,240 4,499 09 hr 01 min United Airlines UA 42
Boeing 777-200ER Jetliner Newark to Hong Kong 12,980 8,065 15 hr 50 min United Airlines UA 117
Boeing 777-200LR Jetliner Auckland to Dubai-International 14,203 8,825 17 hr 15 min Emirates EK 449
Boeing 777-300 Jetliner Moscow-Vnukovo to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 6,684 4,154 08 hr 22 min Rossiya Airlines FV 6483
Boeing 777-300ER Jetliner Dubai to Los Angeles 13,420 8,339 16 hr 35 min Emirates EK 217
Boeing 787-8 Jetliner Ahmedabad to Newark 12,159 7,555 16 hr 25 min Air India AI 171
Boeing 787-9 Jetliner San Francisco to Singapore 13,593 8,446 16 hr 20 min United Airlines UA 1[95]
Bombardier CS100 Jetliner Zurich to Manchester 1,007 626 01 hr 55 min Swiss Global Air Lines LX 390
Bombardier Dash 8 Q200 Turboprop Reykjavik to Nuuk 1,434 891 03 hr 20 min Air Iceland NY 407
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 Turboprop Toronto to Melbourne (FL) 1,726 1,073 03 hr 10 min Porter Airlines PD 715
Canadair CRJ705/900 Jetliner Houston to Calgary 2,812 1,747 04 hr 02 min Jazz Air dba Air Canada Express QK 8103, 8105, 8107
Cessna B208 Caravan Turboprop Jonesboro to St. Louis 325 202 01 hr 30 min Air Choice One 3E 300/310
Embraer EMB 120 Turboprop Palmas to Brasilia 385 239 01 hr 30 min SETE SLX 6415
Embraer ERJ 145 Jetliner Houston to Minot 2,405 1,299 03 hr 15 min Expressjet dba United Express EV 2300
Embraer E170 Jetliner Montreal to Houston-Intercontinental 2,560 1,590 04 hr 28 min Shuttle America dba United Express S5 3555
Embraer E175 Jetliner Edmonton to Houston-Intercontinental 2,984 1,854 04 hr 15 min Mesa Airlines dba United Express YV 5100
Embraer E190 Jetliner Toronto-Pearson to Seattle 3,316 2,060 05 hr 23 min Air Canada AC 541
Embraer E195 Jetliner Campinas to Manaus 2,609 1,621 04 hr 00 min Azul Brazilian Airlines AD 4005/4170
Fokker 50 Turboprop Reykjavik to Nuuk 1,443 896 03 hr 20 min Air Iceland NY 407
Fokker 100 Jetliner Zagreb to Lisbon 2,202 1,368 03 hr 20 min Trade Air OU700
Ilyushin Il-96-300 Jetliner Havana to Paris 7,751 4,816 09 hr 40 min Cubana de Aviación CU 444
Saab 340 Turboprop Anchorage to Unalaska 1,274 797 03 hr 10 min PenAir KS 3298
Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 Jetliner Yakutsk to Novosibirsk 2,772 1723 03 hr 55 min Yakutia Airlines R3 489
Tupolev Tu-154 Jetliner Polyarny to Moscow 4,186 2,601 05 hr 10 min ALROSA 6R 516

By airline companies (currently scheduled)[edit]

The table below lists international airline companies with their longest (in mileage not time) non-stop flight currently in operation.

Airline Flight number Route Distance (km) Distance (mi) Scheduled duration Aircraft Type
Adria Airways JP 915 Moscow-Sheremetyevo to Ljubljana 1,925 1,196 03 hr 05 min Airbus A319-100
Canadair CRJ-900
Aegean Airlines A3 646 Athens to Dublin 2,880 1,790 04 hr 10 min Airbus A320-200
Aer Lingus EI 145 Dublin to Los Angeles 8,335 5,181 11 hr 00 min Airbus A330-200
Aerolíneas Argentinas AR 1141 Rome-Fiumicino to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza 11,136 6,919 14 hr 35 min Airbus A340-300
Aeroméxico AM 58 Mexico City to Tokyo-Narita 11,272 7,004 14 hr 59 min Boeing 787-8
Aeroflot SU 106 Moscow-Sheremetyevo to Los Angeles 9,781 6,078 12 hr 50 min Airbus A330-200
Boeing 777-300ER
Air Algérie AH 3061 Beijing-Capital to Algiers 9,125 5,660 11 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Air Arabia G9 265 Sharjah to Moscow-Domodedovo 3,640 2,262 05 hr 30 min Airbus A320-200
AirAsia AK 96 Kuala Lumpur-International to Goa-Dabolim 3,362 2,089 04 hr 25 min Airbus A320-200
AirAsia India I5 1982 Bangalore to Guwahati 2,082 1295 03 hr 05 min Airbus A320-200
AirAsia X D7 170/172 Kuala Lumpur-International to Jeddah 7,061 4,387 09 hr 30 min Airbus A330-300
AirAsia Zest Z2 48 Cebu to Seoul-Incheon 3,019 1,876 04 hr 20 min Airbus A320-200
Air Astana KC 936 Kuala Lumpur-International to Almaty 5,116 3,179 08 hr 00 min Boeing 757-200
Air Austral UU 975/976 Saint-Denis to Paris-Charles de Gaulle 9,349 5,809 11 hr 15 min Boeing 777-300ER
Air Baltic BT 743 Tashkent to Riga 3,650 2,268 05 hr 20 min Boeing 737-300
Air Berlin AB 7430 Düsseldorf to Los Angeles 9,155 5,689 11 hr 50 min Airbus A330-200
Air Botswana BP 213 Kasane to Johannesburg 971 604 02 hr 20 min ATR 42-500
Air Burkina 2J 515 Ouagadougou to Dakar 1,749 1,087 02 hr 50 min McDonnell Douglas MD-87
Air Busan BX 721 Busan to Siem Reap 4,015 2,168 05 hr 25 min Airbus A321-200
Aircalin SB 800 Nouméa-La Tontouta to Seoul-Incheon 7,792 4,841 09 hr 55 min Airbus A330-200
Air Caraïbes TX 570 Paris-Orly to Cayenne 7,107 4,401 09 hr 00 min Airbus A330-300
Air Canada AC 15 Toronto-Pearson to Hong Kong 12,569 7,809 15 hr 25 min Boeing 777-200LR
Air Canada Rouge RV 1901 Athens to Toronto-Pearson 8,149 5,063 10 hr 50 min Boeing 767-300ER
Air China CA 867 Beijing-Capital to Johannesburg 11,698 7,269 14 hr 10 min Boeing 777-300ER
Air Côte d'Ivoire HF 832 Abidjan to Libreville 1,575 979 02 hr 20 min Airbus A319-100
Air Europa UX 41 Madrid to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza 10,062 6,252 13 hr 20 min Airbus A330-200
Air France AF 406 Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Santiago de Chile 11,652 7,240 14 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200ER
Boeing 777-300ER
Air Greenland GL 782 Kangerlussuaq to Copenhagen 3,440 2,138 04 hr 20 min Airbus A330-200
Air Iceland NY 423/1423 Reykjavík to Nuuk 1,434 864 03 hr 20 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q200
Air India AI 173 Delhi to San Francisco 12,402 7,706 16 hr 05 min Boeing 777-200LR
Air India Express IX 393 Kozhikode to Kuwait City 3511 2182 04 hr 10 min Boeing 737-800
Air Japan NQ 1052 Tokyo-Narita to Honolulu 6,145 3,818 07 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
Air Jamaica JM 79 Kingston to Toronto-Pearson 2,886 1,781 04 hr 10 min Boeing 737-800
Air Koryo JS 157 Pyongyang to Shanghai-Pudong 963 598 02 hr 20 min Tupolev Tu-204-300
Air Macau NX 862 Macau to Tokyo-Narita 3,000 1,864 04 hr 25 min Airbus A321-200
Air Madagascar MD 50 Antananarivo to Paris-Charles de Gaulle 8,726 5,422 11 hr 10 min Airbus A340-300
Air Malta KM 572 Malta to Moscow-Sheremetyevo 2,829 1,758 04 hr 00 min Airbus A319-100
Air Mauritius MK 42/46 Mauritius to London-Heathrow 9,765 6,066 12 hr 30 min Airbus A340-300
Air Namibia SW 286 Windhoek to Frankfurt 8,079 5,043 10 hr 00 min Airbus A330-200
Air New Zealand NZ 29 Houston-Intercontinental to Auckland 11,933 7,415 14 hr 30 min Boeing 777-200ER
Air Niugini PX 54 Port Moresby to Tokyo-Narita 5,055 3,141 06 hr 35 min Boeing 767-300ER
Air Saint-Pierre PJ 1123 Saint-Pierre to Montréal-Dorval 1,363 847 03 hr 25 min ATR 42-500
Air Serbia JU 500 Belgrade to New York-JFK 7,260 4,511 10 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Air Seychelles HM 61 Mahé Island to Paris-Charles de Gaulle 7,832 4,871 10 hr 25 min Airbus A330-200
Air Tahiti VT 951 Mangareva to Papeete 1,654 1,028 03 hr 55 min ATR 72-500
Air Tahiti Nui TN 78 Papeete to Tokyo-Narita 9,435 5,863 12 hr 25 min Airbus A340-300
Air Transat TS 545 Rome-Fiumicino to Vancouver 9,024 5,607 12 hr 10 min Airbus A330-200
Air Vanuatu NF 10 Port Vila to Sydney 2,481 1,542 03 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
Alaska Airlines AS 872 Anchorage to Kailua-Kona 4,636 2,881 06 hr 27 min Boeing 737-800
Alitalia AZ 688 Rome-Fiumicino to Santiago de Chile 11,903 7,410 15 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200ER
Allegiant Air G4 1051/570/572 Las Vegas to Honolulu 4,437 2,757 06 hr 10 min Boeing 757-200
All Nippon Airways NH 1 Washington-Dulles to Tokyo-Narita 10,868 6,753 14 hr 05 min Boeing 777-300ER
Amaszonas Z8 400/402 Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Asuncion 1,025 637 02 hr 30 min Bombardier CRJ-200
American Airlines AA 137 Dallas/Fort Worth to Hong Kong 13,072 8,123 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-300ER
Arik Air W3 107 Lagos to New York-JFK 8,449 5,250 11 hr 00 min Airbus A330-200
Asiana Airlines OZ 221 New York-JFK to Seoul-Incheon 11,114 6,906 14 hr 40 min Airbus A380-800
Atlantic Airways RC 491 Barcelona to Vágar 2,394 1,487 03 hr 30 min Airbus A319-100
Austrian Airlines OS 81 Vienna to Los Angeles 9,877 6,137 12 hr 30 min Boeing 777-200ER
Avianca AV 120 Bogotá to London-Heathrow 8,729 5,424 10 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Avianca Brasil O6 8500 Fortaleza to Bogotá 4,069 2,529 06 hr 13 min Airbus A319-100
Avianca El Salvador TA 560 San Salvador to San Francisco 4,255 2,644 06 hr 05 min Airbus A320-200
Avianca Perú T0 962 Lima to Miami 4,216 2,620 05 hr 43 min Airbus A330-200
Avior Airlines 9V 1220/1222 Barcelona (VE) to Miami 2,394 1,488 03 hr 32 min Boeing 737-400
Azerbaijan Airlines J2 101 Baku to New York-JFK 9,390 5,835 11 hr 30 min Boeing 787-8
Azul Brazilian Airlines AD 8706 Campinas to Orlando 6,770 4,207 08 hr 55 min Airbus A330-200
B&H Airlines JA 407 Copenhagen to Sarajevo 1,379 853 03 hr 30 min ATR 72-200
Bangkok Airways PG 711 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi to Malé 3,168 1,968 04 hr 15 min Airbus A319-100
Batik Air ID 6180 Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta to Jayapura 3,772 2,344 06 hr 00 min Boeing 737-900ER
Beijing Capital Airlines JD 361 Hangzhou to Madrid 10,260 6,375 14 hr 15 min Airbus A330
Belair Airlines 4T 2104 Zürich to Marsa Alam 3,337 2,074 04 hr 35 min Airbus A320-200
Belavia B2 0767 Minsk to Almaty 3,704 2,302 04 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
Biman Bangladesh Airlines BG 5/15/17 Dhaka to London-Heathrow 8,006 4,976 10 hr 30 min Boeing 777-300ER
Boliviana de Aviación OB 775 Madrid to Santa Cruz de la Sierra-Viru Viru 8,903 5,532 11 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
Business Air HB 88 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi to Tokyo-Narita 4,650 2,889 06 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
Bulgaria Air FB 481 Sofia to Málaga 2,472 1,536 03 hr 45 min Airbus A319-100
Blue Air 0B 128 Bucharest to Lisbon 2,978 1,851 04 hr 50 min Boeing 737-400
Blue Panorama Airlines BV 1132 Cancún to Rome-Fiumicino 9,199 5,716 11 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
British Airways BA 245 London-Heathrow to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza 11,111 6,904 13 hr 40 min Boeing 777-200ER
Brussels Airlines SN 359 Brussels to Luanda 6,690 4,160 07 hr 40 min Airbus A330-300
Camair-Co QC 102 Yaoundé to Paris-Charles de Gaulle 5,078 3,156 07 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
Canadian North TSC 4461 Cancun to Calgary 4,201 2,626 06 hr 00 min Boeing 737-300
Cape Air 9K 1029/1033/1037 Boston to Saranac Lake 343 213 01 hr 39 min Cessna 402
Cathay Pacific CX 831/841/845 New York-JFK to Hong Kong 12,990 8,072 16 hr 05 min Boeing 777-300ER
Cayman Airways KX 504 Grand Cayman to Chicago-O'Hare 2,591 1,610 03 hr 55 min Boeing 737-300
Cebu Pacific 5J 740 Manila to Riyadh 7,787 4,839 10 hr 30 min Airbus A330-300
China Airlines CI 11 New York-JFK to Taipei-Taoyuan 12,565 7,808 15 hr 20 min Boeing 777-300ER
China Eastern Airlines MU 588 New York-JFK to Shanghai-Pudong 11,897 7,375 14 hr 55 min Boeing 777-300ER
China Southern Airlines CZ 300/600 New York-JFK to Guangzhou 12,878 8,002 16 hr 05 min Boeing 777-300ER
Citilink QG 951 Manado to Jakarta 2,198 1,366 03 hr 25 min Airbus A320-200
Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation BU 074 Lubumbashi to Johannesburg 1,611 1,001 02 hr 15 min Airbus A320-200
Condor DE 2350 Frankfurt to Rio de Janeiro 9,545 5,931 12 hr 30 min Boeing 767-300ER
Conviasa V0 3013 Madrid to Caracas 7,001 4,350 09 hr 35 min Boeing 747-400
Copa Airlines CM 284 Montevideo to Panama City-Tocumen 5,447 3,385 07 hr 30 min Boeing 737-800
Corsair International SS 953 Mauritius to Paris-Orly 9,427 5,850 11 hr 15 min Boeing 747-400
Croatia Airlines OU 357/359 Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion to Zagreb 2,214 1,376 03 hr 30 min Airbus A320-200
Cubana de Aviación CU 444 Havana to Paris-Orly 7,751 4,816 09 hr 40 min Ilyushin Il-96-300
Czech Airlines OK 191 Seoul-Incheon to Prague 8,257 5,131 11 hr 05 min Airbus A330-300
Darwin Airline F7 559 Geneva to Cambridge 791 492 01 hr 50 min Saab 2000
Delta Air Lines DL 201 Johannesburg to Atlanta 13,582 8,439 16 hr 40 min Boeing 777-200LR
Dragonair KA 152 Hong Kong to Bangalore 3,959 2,460 05 hr 20 min Airbus A330-300
Druk Air KB 130 Bagdogra to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi 1,936 1,203 03 hr 00 min Airbus A319-100
Eastar Jet ZE 531 Seoul-Incheon to Phuket 4,317 2,682 06 hr 55 min Boeing 737-800
easyJet EZY 8861 London-Gatwick to Hurghada 3,907 2,428 05 hr 25 min Airbus A320-200
Edelweiss Air WK 98 Zürich to Rio de Janeiro 9,349 5,809 12 hr 00 min Airbus A330-300
El Al LY 5 Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion to Los Angeles 12,189 7,556 15 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200ER
Egypt Air MS 995 Cairo to Toronto-Pearson 9,203 5,972 11 hr 35 min Boeing 777-300ER
Emirates EK 449 Auckland to Dubai-International 14,203 8,825 17 hr 15 min Boeing 777-200LR
Ethiopian Airlines ET 501 Washington-Dulles to Addis Ababa 11,549 7,176 12 hr 28 min Boeing 787-8
Etihad Airways EY 171 Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles 13,502 8,390 16 hr 25 min Boeing 777-200LR
Estonian Air OV 181/182 Tallinn to Barcelona 2,558 1,590 04 hr 00 min Boeing 737-300
EVA Air BR 51 Houston-Intercontinental to Taipei-Taoyuan 12,776 7,939 15 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER
Fiji Airways FJ 811 Los Angeles to Nadi 8,881 5,525 10 hr 40 min Airbus A330-200
Finnair AY 82 Singapore to Helsinki 9,273 5,762 12 hr 05 min Airbus A340-300
flyDubai FZ781 Dubai-International to Prague 4,450 2,765 06 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
Frontier Airlines F9 641/642 Denver to Fairbanks 3,910 2,430 05 hr 27 min Airbus A319-100
Garuda Indonesia GA 87 London-Heathrow to Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta 11,706 7,274 13 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER
Germanwings 4U 252 Tenerife-Sur to Cologne/Bonn 3,224 2,003 04 hr 40 min Airbus A319-100
Go Air G8 461 Mumbai to Port Blair 2280 1416 03 hr 30 min Airbus A320-200
Gol Linhas Aéreas G3 7711 Punta Cana to Rio de Janeiro 5,359 3,330 07 hr 11 min Boeing 737-800
Gulf Air GF 155/157 Manila to Bahrain 7,380 4,586 10 hr 15 min Airbus A330-200
Hainan Airlines HU 7962 Boston to Shanghai-Pudong 11,761 7,308 15 hr 10 min Boeing 787-8
Hawaiian Airlines HA 897 Honolulu to Beijing 8,146 5,062 12 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Hong Kong Airlines HX 15 Hong Kong to Gold Coast 7,019 4,361 09 hr 10 min Airbus A330-200
Hong Kong Express UO 622 Hong Kong to Tokyo Haneda 2,904 1,805 04 hr 25 min Airbus A320-200
Horizon Air QX 2405 Billings to Portland 1,093 679 02 hr 23 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Iberia IB 6831 Madrid to Santiago de Chile 10,699 6,648 13 hr 30 min Airbus A340-600
Icelandair FI 665 Keflavík to Portland (OR) 6,016 3,738 08 hr 00 min Boeing 757-200
IndiGo 6E 38 Dubai to Trivandrum 2948 1734 04 hr 15 min Airbus A320-200
Indonesia AirAsia QZ 520 Denpasar to Bangkok-Don Mueang 2,986 1,855 04 hr 10 min Airbus A320-200
Interjet 4O 2890 Mexico City to Lima 4,252 2,642 05 hr 40 min Airbus A320-200
Iran Air IR 841 Tehran-Imam Khomeini to Kuala Lumpur-International 6,334 3,936 08 hr 00 min Boeing 747SP
Iraqi Airways IA 455 Baghdad to Kuala Lumpur-International 6,810 4,231 08 hr 30 min Boeing 747-400
Japan Airlines JL 5 New York-JFK to Tokyo-Narita 10,854 6,745 13 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER
JAL Express JC 891 Osaka-Kansai to Shanghai-Pudong 1,309 813 02 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
Jeju Air 7C 2201 Seoul-Incheon to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi 3,663 2,276 06 hr 15 min Boeing 737-800
Jet Airways 9W 6598 Abu Dhabi to San Francisco 13,128 8,158 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-300ER
Jet2.com LS143 Glasgow to Gran Canaria 3,225 2,004 04 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
Jetairfly TB 502 Cancún to Brussels-National 8,314 5,151 10 hr 10 min Boeing 767-300ER
JetBlue Airways B6 631 Boston to San Francisco 4,352 2,704 06 hr 49 min Airbus A320-200
Jetstar Airways JQ 2 Honolulu to Melbourne 8,885 5,520 11 hr 40 min Boeing 787-8
Jetstar Asia Airways 3K 131/133 Singapore to Perth 3,895 2,420 05 hr 15 min Airbus A320-200
Jin Air LJ 602 Honolulu to Seoul-Incheon 7,349 4,566 10 hr 45 min Boeing 777-200ER
Kenya Airways KQ 870 Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta to Hanoi 7,887 4,981 09 hr 45 min Boeing 787-8
KLM KL 701 Amsterdam to Santiago de Chile 11,437 7,107 14 hr 10 min Boeing 777-300ER
Korean Air KE 36 Atlanta to Seoul-Incheon 11,477 7,132 15 hr 10 min Airbus A380-800
Boeing 777-300ER
Korongo Airlines ZC 125 Lubumbashi to Johannesburg 1,611 1,001 02 hr 35 min Boeing 737-300
Kuwait Airways KU 117 Kuwait to New York-JFK 10,222 6,316 12 hr 55 min Boeing 777-200ER
Lao Airlines QV 912 Seoul-Incheon to Vientiane 3,176 1,973 05 hr 10 min Airbus A320-200
LATAM Argentina 4M 4520 Buenos Aires-Ezeiza to Miami 7,090 4,406 09 hr 05 min Boeing 767-300ER
LATAM Brasil JJ 8071 Frankfurt to São Paulo-Guarulhos 9,775 6,074 11 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER
LATAM Chile LA 705 Madrid to Santiago de Chile 10,699 6,648 14 hr 00 min Boeing 787-8
LATAM Colombia 4C 3505 Bogotá to São Paulo-Guarulhos 4,332 2,691 06 hr 20 min Boeing 767-300ER
LATAM Ecuador XL 1733 Madrid to Guayaquil 9,014 5,601 11 hr 50 min Boeing 767-300ER
LATAM Paraguay PZ 708 Asuncion to Santiago de Chile 1,572 977 02 hr 14 min Airbus A320-200
LATAM Perú LP 2707 Madrid to Lima 9,520 5,915 12 hr 10 min Boeing 767-300ER
Lion Air JT 114 Surabaya to Jeddah 8,626 5,360 11 hr 15 min Airbus A330-300
LOT Polish Airlines LO 079 Warsaw-Chopin to Tokyo-Narita 8,635 5,365 10 hr 25 min Boeing 787-8
Lufthansa LH 510 Frankfurt to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza 11,477 7,132 13 hr 45 min Boeing 747-8I
Luxair LG 715 Luxembourg to Tenerife-Sur 3,081 1,914 04 hr 30 min Boeing 737-800
Mahan Air W5 5049 Tehran-Imam Khomeini to Phuket 5,662 3518 08 hr 00 min Airbus A310-300
Malaysia Airlines MH 1/4 Kuala Lumpur-International to London-Heathrow 10,610 6,592 13 hr 10 min Airbus A380-800
Malindo Air OD 131 Kuala Lumpur-International to Lahore 4,287 2,664 05 hr 45 min Boeing 737-900ER
MIAT Mongolian Airlines OM 137 Ulaanbaatar to Frankfurt 6,642 4,127 08 hr 40 min Boeing 767-300ER
Middle East Airlines ME 5607 Beirut to Abidjan 5,151 3,486 07 hr 20 min Airbus A330-200
Mihin Lanka MJ 215 Colombo-Bandaranaike to Bahrain 3,749 2,330 05 hr 10 min Airbus A321-200
Airbus A320-200
Monarch Airlines ZB 685 Sharm-el-Sheikh to Manchester 4,111 2,555 05 hr 55 min Airbus A321-200
Myanmar Airways International 8M 711 Yangon to Guangzhou 1,928 1,198 03 hr 05 min Airbus A319
NAM Air IN 9586 Jakarta to Sorong 2,776 1,725 04 hr 05 min Boeing 737-500
Nepal Airlines RA 230 Kathmandu to Doha 3,370 2,094 04 hr 25 min Boeing 757-200
Nextjet 2N 443 Stockholm-Arlanda to Arvidsjaur 666 414 01 hr 40 min British Aerospace ATP
Niki HG 2600 Vienna to Tenerife-Sur 3,616 2,247 04 hr 55 min Airbus A320-200
NokScoot XW 78 Bangkok-Don Mueang to Shenyang 3,789 2,355 05 hr 25 min Boeing 777-200
Norlandair FNA 505 Akureyri to Nerlerit Inaat 598 371 02 hr 15 min De Haviland DHC 6-300 Twin Otter
Norwegian Air Shuttle DY 7097 Paris-CDG to Los Angeles 9,124 5,670 11 hr 45 min Boeing 787-8
Novair 1I 811/9811 Stockholm-Arlanda to Krabi 8,730 5,425 10 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Oman Air WY 101 Muscat to London-Heathrow 5,840 3,629 08 hr 35 min Airbus A330-300
Orient Thai Airlines OX 300 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi to Seoul-Incheon 3,663 2,276 05 hr 25 min Boeing 747-400
Boeing 767-300
Pakistan International Airlines PK 783 Karachi to Toronto-Pearson 11,691 7,265 13 hr 40 min Boeing 777-200LR
PAL Express 2P 2658 Manila to Dubai-International 6,908 4,292 09 hr 15 min Airbus A330-300
Pegasus Airlines PC 887 Omsk to İstanbul-Sabiha Gökçen 3,560 2,212 05 hr 40 min Boeing 737-800
Philippine Airlines PR 153 Los Angeles to Cebu 11,819 7,344 15 hr 00 min Airbus A340-300
Porter Airlines PD 715 Toronto-Billy Bishop to Melbourne 1,732 1,076 03 hr 00 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Qantas QF 8 Dallas/Fort Worth to Sydney 13,804 8,578 16 hr 50 min Airbus A380-800
Qatar Airways QR 739 Doha to Los Angeles 13,367 8,306 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR
Rossiya Airlines FV 885 Saint Petersburg to Dushanbe 2,857 2,229 05 hr 00 min Airbus A319-100
Royal Air Maroc AT 215 Casablanca to São Paulo-Guarulhos 7,517 4,671 09 hr 55 min Boeing 767-300ER
Royal Brunei Airlines BI 81 Bandar Seri Begawan to Jeddah 8,344 5,177 09 hr 45 min Boeing 787-8
Royal Jordanian RJ 263 Amman-Queen Alia to Chicago-O'Hare 10,035 6,236 13 hr 40 min Boeing 787-8
Rutaca 5R 382 Porlamar to Santo Domingo del Tachira 961 597 01 hr 30 min Boeing 737-200
Rwandair WB 211 Mombasa to Dubai-International 3,661 2,275 05 hr 40 min Boeing 737-800
Ryanair FR 1016 Stockholm-Skavsta to Tenerife-Sur 4,273 2,655 06 hr 05 min Boeing 737-800
S7 Airlines S7 850 Phuket to Novosibirsk 5,384 3,346 09 hr 15 min Boeing 767-300ER
SATA International S4 301 Lisbon to Toronto-Pearson 5,755 3,576 08 hr 05 min Airbus A310-300
Saudia SV 41 Jeddah to Los Angeles 13,409 8,332 16 hr 55 min Boeing 777-300ER
SBA Airlines S3 1515/1521/1525 Caracas to Miami 2,191 1,362 04 hr 30 min Boeing 767-300ER
Boeing 757-200
Scandinavian Airlines SK 935 Copenhagen to San Francisco 8,817 5,478 11 hr 20 min Airbus A340-300
Scoot TZ 591 Jeddah to Singapore 7,364 4,576 09 hr 25 min Boeing 787-8
Shandong Airlines SC 8826 Qingdao to Ürümqi 3,692 1,633 04 hr 55 min Boeing 737-800
Shenzhen Airlines ZH 9066 Tokyo-Narita to Shenzhen 2,597 1,614 05 hr 10 min Boeing 737-800
Sichuan Airlines 3U 601 Chengdu to Melbourne 8,671 5,388 10 hr 40 min Airbus A330-200
Singapore Airlines SQ 1 San Francisco to Hong Kong 11,147 6,927 14 hr 55 min Boeing 777-300ER
SilkAir MI 828 Singapore to Cairns 5,009 3,112 06 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
SkyTaxi IGA 826 Wrocław to Zürich 728 452 02 hr 05 min Saab 340
SkyWest Airlines OO 3439 Austin to Portland 2,760 1,715 04 hr 28 min Embraer E175
South African Airways SA 203 Johannesburg to New York-JFK 12,825 7,969 16 hr 05 min Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-600

South East Asian Airlines DG 7792 Clark to Singapore 2,378 1,478 03 hr 30 min Airbus A319-100
Southwest Airlines WN 6918 Liberia to Los Angeles 4,227 2,627 06 hr 00 min Boeing 737-700
SpiceJet SEJ 14 Dubai to Kochi 2790 1734 04 hr 05 min Boeing 737-800
Spirit Airlines NK 578 Lima to Fort Lauderdale 4,227 2,627 05 hr 50 min Airbus A319-100
Spring Airlines 9C 8549 Shanghai-Pudong to Singapore 3,810 2,367 05 hr 50 min Airbus A320-200
SriLankan Airlines UL 503/505 Colombo-Bandaranaike to London-Heathrow 8,718 5,413 11 hr 30 min Airbus A330-300
Sriwijaya Air SJ 776 Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta to Ternate 2,427 1,508 03 hr 50 min Boeing 737-800
Sunwing Airlines WG 466 Vancouver to Punta Cana 5,928 3,684 07 hr 25 min Boeing 737-800
Sun Country Airlines SY 732 Sint Maarten to Minneapolis/St. Paul 4,083 2,537 06 hr 15 min Boeing 737-800
Swiss International Air Lines LX 179 Singapore to Zürich 10,309 6,406 13 hr 00 min Airbus A340-300
T'way Airlines TW101/102 Seoul-Incheon to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi 3,663 2,276 05 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
TAAG Angola Airlines DT 690 Luanda to Beijing-Capital 11,777 7,318 15 hr 30 min Boeing 777-200ER
TACV VR 671 Praia to Providence 5,467 3,397 07 hr 40 min Boeing 757-200
TAME EQ 550 Guayaquil to New York-JFK 4,780 2,970 06 hr 10 min Airbus A330-200
TAP Portugal TP 163 Lisbon to Porto Alegre 8,774 5,452 12 hr 40 min Airbus A330-200
Tarom RO 65 Bucharest to Dubai-International 3,389 2,118 04 hr 55 min Boeing 737-700
Tassili Airlines SF 2330 Algeirs to Tamanrasset 1,554 966 03 hr 00 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Thai Airways TG 910 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi to London-Heathrow 9,578 5,953 12 hr 05 min Airbus A380-800
Thai AirAsia FD 397 Denpasar to Bangkok-Don Mueang 2,986 1,855 04 hr 15 min Airbus A320-200
Tigerair TR 2956 Singapore to Jinan 4,171 2,592 05 hr 45 min Airbus A320-200
Tigerair Taiwan IT 511 Taipei-Taoyuan to Singapore 3,225 2,004 04 hr 35 min Airbus A320-200
Thomas Cook Airlines TCX 104 Manchester to Cancún 7,802 4,848 10 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Thomson Airways TOM 032 London-Gatwick to Puerto Vallarta 9,220 5,729 12 hr 15 min Boeing 787-8
Trans Air Congo Q8 556 Pointe-Noire to Cotonou 1,626 1,010 02 hr 30 min Boeing 737-300
Transavia HV 6901 Amsterdam to Dubai-International 5,174 3,215 07 hr 00 min Boeing 737-800
TUIfly Nordic 6B 841 Oslo-Gardermoen to Phuket 9,075 5,639 11 hr 30 min Boeing 767-300ER
Tunisair TU 833 Tunis to Dubai-International 4,451 2,766 05 hr 35 min Airbus A319-100
Turkish Airlines TK 9 İstanbul-Atatürk to Los Angeles 11,058 6,871 13 hr 40 min Boeing 777-300ER
Ukraine International Airlines PS 231 Kiev-Boryspil to New York-JFK 7,595 4,693 09 hr 30 min Boeing 767-300ER
Uni Air B7 35 Kaohsiung to Ho Chi Minh City 1,953 1,214 03 hr 15 min McDonnell Douglas MD-90
United Airlines UA 1 San Francisco to Singapore 13,593 8,446 16 hr 20 min Boeing 787-9
Ural Airlines U6 94 Chita to Moscow-Domodedovo 4,744 2,948 07 hr 10 min Airbus A319-100
Uzbekistan Airways HY 101 Riga to New York-JFK 6,764 4,203 09 hr 50 min Boeing 767-300ER
Venezolana VNE 700 Maracaibo to Santo Domingo 898 558 01 hr 20 min Boeing 737-200
Vietnam Airlines VN 51 Ho Chi Minh City to London-Heathrow 10,223 6,352 13 hr 00 min Boeing 787-9
Virgin America VX 351/3/7/1355 Boston to San Francisco 4,352 2,704 06 hr 30 min Airbus A319-100
Airbus A320-200
Virgin Atlantic VS 207 Hong Kong to London-Heathrow 9,647 5,994 12 hr 30 min Boeing 787-9
Virgin Australia VA 2 Los Angeles to Sydney 12,051 7,488 14 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER
Vistara UK 885 Delhi to Cochin 2082 1293 03 hr 10 min Airbus A320-200
VivaAerobús VB 3700/3702 Mexico City to Tijuana 2,300 1,429 03 hr 40 min Airbus A320-200
VivaColombia FC 355 Miami to Bogota 2,433 1,512 04 hr 40 min Airbus A320-200
Vladivostok Air XF 717 Krasnoyarsk to Baku 3,553 2,008 05 hr 20 min Airbus A320-200
Volaris Y7 895 New York-JFK to Guadalajara 3,573 2,220 05 hr 09 min Airbus A320-200
Volotea V7 2819 Tenerife-Sur to Nantes 2,489 1,547 03 hr 20 min Boeing 717-200
Vueling Airlines VY 7792 Málaga to Moscow-Domodedovo 3,801 2,362 05 hr 20 min Airbus A320-200
Wamos Air EB7003 Madrid to Cancún 7,973 4,954 10 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400
WestJet WS 23 London-Gatwick to Vancouver 7,642 4,748 10 hr 45 min Boeing 767-300ER
Wizz Air W6 2497 Katowice to Dubai-Al Maktoum 4,195 2,606 06 hr 35 min Airbus A320-200
WOW air WW 117 Keflavík to Los Angeles 4,445 2,762 08 hr 00 min Airbus A330-300
Xiamen Airlines MF 811 Xiamen to Amsterdam 9,336 5,801 12 hr 05 min Boeing 787-8
XL Airways France SE 62 Paris-Charles de Gaulle to San Francisco 8,985 5,583 11 hr 35 min Airbus A330-200
Yakutia Airlines R3 732 Anadyr to Moscow-Vnukovo 6,226 3,869 08 hr 20 min Boeing 757-200

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