A new route by Qatar Airways now takes the title for the World’s longest Flight.
After a 16 hour journey from Doha, Qatar Airways flight 920 touched down at Auckland Airport earlier today, welcomed with a water salute.
Watch the inaugural landing here:
This route has also taken the title of the World’s longest route, by great circle distance. This return flight, at a scheduled 17 hours 30 minutes, will be World’s longest Flight.
The Boeing 777-200LR operating the round trip flight between Doha and Auckland covers 29,066 kilometers.
Airline: Qatar Airways
Aircraft: Boeing 777-2DZ(LR)
To: Doha (DOH)
Airport: Auckland International Airport (AKL)
Date: 6 February 2017
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