Singapore reclaims the world’s longest non-stop passenger flight

11/06/2018

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This aircraft from Singapore Airlines has set a new record with its 18-hour-and-45-minute non-stop flight.

After its retreat from activeness on air since 2013 for priciest oil prices at the time, the longest non-stop passenger flight of Singapore Airlines has just been brought back to life with its 9,524-mile route from Singapore to New York.

Singapore Airlines plane taking off

This aircraft from Singapore Airlines has set a new record with its 18-hour-and-45-minute non-stop flight

To reign the longest flight on earth, this time Singapore Airlines generates a brand-new A350-900 ULR passenger aircraft which can account for more than 160 occupants. The aircraft has set a new record with its 18-hour-and-45-minute non-stop flight happening on Oct 11 with 17 crew and 150 passengers. The previous record belongs to Qatar Airways with its route from Doha to Auckland which is 45 minutes shorter than the Singapore Airlines’.

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Coming back to the new record-breaking flight, its first flight occupies the total sixty-seven business class seats while only some economy seats were not booked  (94 went for it).  Both classes offer a return flight with its starting prices of £3,805 (~N1.8 million) and £1,230 (~N591,000) per seat respectively. No economy class seats are available on this route.

To be more specific about the amenity the passengers will get during the flight, business passengers have a bad space and enjoy two meals at any times at their wishes while the Premium economy flyers have their meals with snacks at certain times.

Inside the longest non-stop flght

The room for a passenger is pretty spacious

Passengers have free WiFi for recreation during the flight. More desire for entertainment can be fed with movies and TV always available.

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