Longest flights in the world now shorter
✈ Singapore Airlines Airbus 340-500 flight number SQ21 flies on the route from Newark to Singapore for the last time. Since 2004 until tomorrow – the world’s longest regular flight – scheduled 18h30m (15,345 km). Flight route passes only few degrees from the North Pole. Configuration of the aircraft is also unique – single class – 100 seats in business. For comparison, Emirates uses same aircraft type – the deck is shared by 258 people in three classes.
* OPERATIONAL FLIGHT INFO * SQ 21 -1 SA 23NOV
CITY INFO HOUR LOCAL)
EWR LEFT THE GATE 2257
TOOK OFF 2316
ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL 0551 SIN
* 1A PLANNED FLIGHT INFO * SQ 21 -1 SA 23NOV
APT ARR DY DEP DY CLASS/MEAL EQP GRND EFT TTL
EWR 2300 SA ZCJDI/M 345 18:30
SIN 0630 MO 18:30
As from tomorrow the longest route title will be held by Delta’s Johannesburg – Atlanta service – – 16h55m.