Flying into the record book with world’s longest non-stop flight
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The world’s longest non-stop flight of 14,535km between Doha and Auckland took 16 hours and 30 minutes
On Monday, Qatar Airways QR920 became the world’s longest flight at 14,535km when it landed at Auckland, New Zealand, after a 16 hours and 30 minutes non-stop flight from Doha, Qatar. The return journey was an hour longer as it fought headwinds. Pushed into second place is Emirates EK449, Dubai to Auckland, at 14,193km, and third place is Qantas 9, Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth, at 13,804km.