The longest flight in the world just landed after nearly 20 hours in the air
|10/20/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Qantas just tested the new world’s longest flight, a nonstop from New York to Sydney.
- The flight — QF7879 — landed in Sydney at 7:43 a.m. local time, after 19 hours and 16 minutes in the air.
- Business Insider was on board as Qantas staff and researchers studied how to help passengers and crew stay adequately comfortable and rested on an ultra-long-haul flight. We’ll be publishing a full behind-the-scenes look shortly.
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