Spending nearly 19 hours in the air is a helluva long time to be flying, but fortunately the passengers on the world's longest flight won't be cramped in cattle class.
Singapore Airlines is set to begin non-stop flights between Singapore and New York on Thursday, and the airline has forgone economy seats for the new record-setting flight.
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The airline previously flew the same route, but stopped the service in 2013 due to inefficiency.
This time around, passengers will fly on the airline's new Airbus A350-900 ULR (ultra-long range) aircraft, where they'll eclipse the approximately 17-and-a-half hours spent flying between Auckland to Doha with Qatar Airways. Read more...More about Travel, Transportation, Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Flights