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Old 17 May 2021, 08:11 PM   #1
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Your "LONGEST NONESTOP FLIGHT" ...?

As we prepare to fly back from "The Emerald Isle" to DTW in USA we will be boarding a 17 1/2 Hour none Stop Flight on one of our legs back to STATES. This is not the longest nonstop flight now a days but this bad boy ranks right up there. a 2019 A350 will be the weapon of choice...... PCR is needed 36 hours prior to flight as things are really heating up here in SE Asia..


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Old 17 May 2021, 08:14 PM   #2
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Iíve done Houston to Sydney that was around 17 and a half hours , really , 14 or 17 didnít seem to much different , both are a long time in the sky
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Old 17 May 2021, 08:52 PM   #3
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Newark to Singapore, ~18-19 hrs non-stop. Although not really that much longer than my typical 14-15 hr flights, it was enough to get another sleep/movie cycle in there, which made it seem much longer.
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Old 17 May 2021, 09:52 PM   #4
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Newark to Singapore, ~18-19 hrs non-stop. Although not really that much longer than my typical 14-15 hr flights, it was enough to get another sleep/movie cycle in there, which made it seem much longer.
Well this one is Doha-DTW and ranks right up there with those. Thats a lot of fuel and a bloody long time.. Already looking for our next long haul journey soon...
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Old 17 May 2021, 10:10 PM   #5
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Newark to Narita, 14 hours.
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Old 17 May 2021, 10:42 PM   #6
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Heathrow to Mahť, Seychelles. Around 14 hrs.
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Old 17 May 2021, 10:44 PM   #7
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Dallas to Doha.....14 hours, takes me a couple of days to recoup......
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Old 17 May 2021, 10:50 PM   #8
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DFW -> Sydney @ 17 hours~
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Old 17 May 2021, 10:59 PM   #9
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Auckland -> Doha 19hrs. First time is the hardest, but gets a bit easier after that. I can't really sleep on a plane so I took an aisle seat and walked around every hour. Got to know all the flight attendants quite well by the time I arrived :)
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Old 17 May 2021, 11:10 PM   #10
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Your "LONGEST NONESTOP FLIGHT" ...?

SQ Singapore - JFK nonstop is my fave to the east coast. Best airline in the world and absolute pleasure doing this route every time. I hope I can be back on it soon.

Just under 19 hours.
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Old 17 May 2021, 11:49 PM   #11
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Old 18 May 2021, 12:07 AM   #12
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I did San Francisco/LA to Melbourne and Sydney to LA/San Francisco and they were 14 and 16 hours.

Talk about binge TV watching that was my record.

The cool thing was on the SF to LA part we got to the gate in LA and they led us down to the tarmac put us in a GMC Limo and drove us across the tarmac to the other plane and we got on and took off in about 5 minutes. My first time with cubicle/sleeper seating.

I'm thinking damn, this is more like it. Now I know how it feels to fly private.
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Old 18 May 2021, 12:10 AM   #13
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Did almost 17 hours from SFO to SIN...didn't feel too bad in first!
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Old 18 May 2021, 01:27 AM   #14
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Old 18 May 2021, 01:56 AM   #15
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Old 18 May 2021, 02:05 AM   #16
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Old 18 May 2021, 02:35 AM   #17
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Chicago O Hare to Hong Kong, done it several times. The longest one way trip was 17 hours...
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Old 18 May 2021, 03:14 AM   #18
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SFO to Dubai. I think it was 16-hours. 777-ER.
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Old 18 May 2021, 03:32 AM   #19
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Nowhere near that long, I think my longest was New York to Rome which is 12 hours
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Old 18 May 2021, 07:32 AM   #20
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Did Chicago to Manila on a 747 back in 1982. I think it was just shy of 15 hours.
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Old 18 May 2021, 07:55 AM   #21
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Yokota Air Base (I think) to Travis Air Force Base in 1969.

I was heavily medicated for the whole trip and delirious for parts of it.

I have no idea how long it took.
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Old 18 May 2021, 07:56 AM   #22
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Chicago to Maui. Brutal.


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Old 18 May 2021, 07:57 AM   #23
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Anywhere out of OHare if weíre counting delays
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Old 18 May 2021, 08:13 AM   #24
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Old 18 May 2021, 08:49 AM   #25
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Iíve done Houston to Sydney that was around 17 and a half hours , really , 14 or 17 didnít seem to much different , both are a long time in the sky
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DFW -> Sydney @ 17 hours~
Same.
Both flights managed to get a row each for the wife and I (3 seats each), and had some 'free' access to the lounge before departure. Slept well the whole way!
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Old 18 May 2021, 08:57 AM   #26
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Chicago to Cleveland on a puddle jumper with an out of order restroom , and my young son(at the time) had to go as soon as the plane took off .
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Old 18 May 2021, 08:57 AM   #27
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LAX to HKG it was around 15 hrs
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Old 18 May 2021, 08:57 AM   #28
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it's not non-stop but it's pretty darn long for me.

LAX - NRT 12 hours
layover for 2 hours
NRT - BKK 6 hours

But these flights seem to have gotten faster in recent years.
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Old 18 May 2021, 09:03 AM   #29
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Sydney - Singapore 8 hrs
2 hrs at Changi Airport
Singapore - Newark 18.5 hrs

a very long trip !
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LAX to MEL. 15.5 hours with a 2 year old!
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