Top 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights in the World

13 Jun

With the introduction of more fuel-efficient, long-range aircraft, airlines are beginning to push the limit of human comfort in the air by introducing ultra long-haul flights. Gone are the days of mandatory technical stops, connecting-flight hassle, wallet-zapping Duty Free shopping in a foreign airport and the chance to say that I’ve visited Anchorage…airport.

Below is the list of the top 10 longest non-stop flights in the world.

10. JFK (New York) – HKG (Hong Kong) by Cathay Pacific

Miles Flown – 8,072 miles

Duration – 16 hours 05 minutes

Aircraft – B777-300ER

9. DXB (Dubai) – SFO (San Fransisco) by Emirates

Miles Flown – 8,103 miles

Duration – 16 hours

Aircraft – B777-300ER

8. DXB (Dubai) – IAH (Houston) by Emirates

Miles Flown – 8,168 miles

Duration – 16 hours 20 minutes

Aircraft – B777-200LR

7. LAX (Los Angeles) – BKK (Bangkok) by Thai Airways

Miles Flown – 8,270 miles

Duration – 17 hours 20 minutes

Aircraft – A340-500

6. DFW (Dallas) – BNE (Brisbane) by Qantas

Miles Flown – 8,303 miles

Duration – 16 hours

Aircraft – B747-400ER

5. DXB (Dubai) – LAX (Los Angeles) by Emirates

Miles Flown – 8,339 miles

Duration – 16 hours 30 minutes

Aircraft – B777-300ER and B777-200LR

4. JNB (Johannesburg) to ATL (Atlanta) by Delta Air Lines

Miles Flown – 8,439 miles

Duration – 17 hours 05 minutes

Aircraft – B777-200LR

3. SYD (Sydney) to DFW (Dallas) by Qantas

Miles Flown – 8,578 miles

Duration – 15 hours 25 minutes

Aircraft – B747-400ER

2. LAX (Los Angeles) to SIN (Singapore) by Singapore Airlines

Miles Flown – 8,770 miles

Duration – 18 hours 05 minutes

Aircraft – A340-500

1. EWR (Newark) to SIN (Singapore) by Singapore Airlines

Miles Flown – 9,535 miles

Duration – 18 hours 50 minutes

Aircraft – A340-500

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