30 May '18, 9pm

Singapore Airlines to relaunch the world's longest flight - almost 19 hours non-stop to New York

Singapore Airlines to relaunch the world's longest flight - almost 19 hours non-stop to New York

Singapore Airlines said on Wednesday that it will relaunch the world's longest commercial flight in October, a journey of almost 19 hours from the city-state to New York, but it will not be available to economy travellers. The daily, non-stop journey from Changi to Newark Airport will cover about 16,700 kilometres (10,300 miles) and take about 18 hours 45 minutes, the airline said in a statement. The current record holder is Qatar Airways Flight 921 from Auckland to Doha, which takes 17 hours 40 minutes. The Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight will use the long-range Airbus A350-900ULR, which will be configured to carry 161 passengers -- 67 in business class and 94 in premium economy. "The two-class configuration... was a business consideration to meet market demand. "This configuration will also provide our customers with greater comfort on non-stop flights," an SIA spokesper...

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