The world’s longest flight, 10,400 miles from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, landed at Newark International Airport around 5:30 A.M. local time last week after a whopping 17 hours and 25 minutes, aboard the Airbus A350-ULR. “Newark to Singapore, London to Perth, JFK to Manila – man that’s crazy if you think about it. We are just throwing these new routes in. We are going farther than ever before. We are reaching new places that would originally take one or maybe even two stops to get to,” said AirlineGeeks founder Ryan Ewing. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
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