The Flight That Went Around The World


The Flight That Went Around The World

A blog about the longest flight in the world and safety along with other topics.

The Flight That Went Around The World

A blog about the longest flight in the world and safety along with other topics.

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Diversion: Qantas Flight 72, Singapore to Perth

Posted on November 1, 2019by DarrinWright

It was a typical day for Qantas Flight 72. The Boeing 737-838 had departed Singapore’s Changi Airport at 16:37 local time on 7 October 2008, bound for Perth. On board were 123 passengers and six crew members. Captain Kevin Sullivan and First Officer Peter Lipsett were in command of the aircraft. The flight was uneventful until just after 18:00, when an airspeed indicator malfunctioned, resulting in an automated activation of the stick shaker for the left side air data computer (ADC). A moment later, the right side ADC malfunctioned as well. Despite this, both pilots stated that they felt “in control of the situation” and decided to continue their climb to cruise altitude. However, at 18:15 another system failure occurred; this one involved a loss of aileron

The Flight That Went Around The World A blog about the longest flight in the world and safety along with other topics.

Longest flight in the world

The longest flight in the world has a couple of contenders for the title. The distance between Auckland and Doha is 9,032 miles (14,535 km) as the crow flies. This flight takes around 17 hours 30 minutes to complete. Meanwhile, the distance between Singapore and Newark is 9,534 miles (15,344 km) as the crow flies. This takes around 18 hours 45 minutes to complete. Both are serviced by Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.

However, there is a slight problem with these flights. They are not actually non-stop! The Singapore to Newark flight stops at Frankfurt Airport in Germany to refuel before completing its journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Meanwhile, Auckland to Doha stops at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia to refuel before completing its journey across Asia and the Middle East.

The Flight That Went Around The World, a blog about the longest flight in the world and safety along with other topics.

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Hi, my name is Chris! I have a big passion for traveling and aviation. I am an Aircraft Maintenance Technician at the moment doing school. My dream has been to become a pilot since I was very young. But as you know it takes lots of hard work and energy to get there. So for now, I will continue to work on planes to keep learning about the aviation industry until I can do what I love!

I hope this blog can be a place where people can learn more about the longest flight in the world or anything else that goes on in the Aviation Industry.

On December 23, 2013, Singapore Airlines launched the longest flight in the world. The nonstop flight from Singapore to New York City goes around the world and takes 18 hours and 45 minutes. It is operated by an Airbus A350-900 Ultra Long Range (ULR) aircraft.

On February 1, 2018, United Airlines launched the second longest flight in the world with a nonstop from San Francisco to Singapore. The flight is operated by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and takes approximately 16 hours and 20 minutes.

On October 11, 2018, Qantas launched the third longest flight in the world with a nonstop from Perth to London Heathrow. The flight is operated by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and takes approximately 17 hours and 20 minutes.

Traveling is a great experience. It gives you the opportunity to learn about other cultures, makes you grow as a person and most importantly, travel is fun!

But before you travel, there are some things that you should keep in mind. Don’t worry, they are not hard at all. Here are our top 10 tips to make sure that your next trip will be safe:

1. Learn more about your destination

2. Check your airline’s baggage regulations

3. Pack light

4. Plan ahead for emergencies

5. Book a hotel close to where you want to go

6. Bring some cash with you

7. Get travel insurance

8. Leave copies of your documents with someone you trust (just in case)

9. Make sure you have the necessary immunizations before traveling abroad


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