Singapore Airlines held the title for the world’s two longest flights between June 2004 to November 2013 when it operated non-stop from its hub in Singapore (SIN) to Newark, USA (EWR) and Los Angeles, USA (LAX) with specially configured four-engined Airbus A340-500 aircrafts. While this title have seesawed between Middle Eastern airlines over the past […]
Back in 2014, Experience The Skies crowned (News – September 30, 2014) Qantas Airways (QF) with the title of the world’s longest flight for its Sydney Airport (SYD) to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) route. This will be eclipsed by Emirates on March 1, 2016. What are the world’s longest flights in 2016?
Singapore Airlines Emirates Airlines announced it will commerce operations from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panama City (7,463 nautical miles) starting on February 1, 2016. This flight will put the Middle Eastern airline just 10 miles ahead of the current king of the longest flight – Qantas Airways’ Sydney Airport (SYD) to […]
Airbus A380 We previously discussed the longest non-stop flight from Qantas Airways (IATA Airline Code – QR) which is flew on an Airbus A380 (refer to post). As part of our Friday Aviation Trivia question, can you guess which city pairs and airlines operate the three shortlist flights on the A380? We will review the answer […]
Friday Aviation Trivia It’s Friday and it’s aviation trivia time. In celebration of its reopening of Hong Kong SilverKris lounge (report today – follow link), this week’s question is about Singapore Airlines. Outside of flights depart or arrive from Singapore, what is the airline’s longest flight by distance? We will update this post with the answer on Monday.