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Old 08-22-2014, 08:44 PM
 
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I would like to know, what is the longest that you have been on an airplane? For me I have probably been on one for atleast 6 hours. I would like to hear how long you have been on yours?
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Old 08-22-2014, 08:55 PM
 
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14 hours. It was an overnight flight across the ocean to the US.
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Old 08-22-2014, 10:13 PM
 
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Once when flying from Seattle to Anchorage my company booked me on the milk run rather than the non stop flight. Non stop was just a little over 3 hours. With all of the ATC holds, deicing, waiting for connecting flights, stops in Ketchikan and Stika and several missed approaches into Juneau, I was on a completly full B737 for 9 hours.

Flying between the U.S. and EuropeI have had several flights in the 10 to 12 hour range.
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Old 08-23-2014, 09:09 AM
 
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There's already a thread on this topic:

Longest non-stop flight you've been on?
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Old 08-23-2014, 01:48 PM
 
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LAX-Sydney.

It was on a 747. I HATE 747s.

My JFK-Cairo was much more pleasant on a 777.
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Old 08-23-2014, 02:42 PM
 
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LAX-Sydney.

It was on a 747. I HATE 747s.

My JFK-Cairo was much more pleasant on a 777.
LAX-SYD on a 777 was much more enjoyable for me.
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Old 08-23-2014, 06:12 PM
 
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While this was just a one-off, it's still a very long airline flight:

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In a trip that included two sunrises, a new long-range Boeing 777 flew more than halfway around the world nonstop on Thursday, breaking an aviation distance record set by a B-52 bomber 43 years ago.

The flight, lasting 22 hours and 42 minutes, demonstrated for the first time that a new generation of jetliners would leave no two cities beyond a nonstop flight though a handful of flights may need to carry fewer passengers to make the distance.

The plane, the Boeing 777-200LR, departed from Hong Kong at 10:30 p.m. and landed in London at 1:12 p.m., after air traffic controllers at Heathrow Airport kept the airplane briefly in a holding pattern.
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/10/bu...1air.html?_r=0

Hong Kong to London is long, but an ordinary flight that happens numerous times each day - except this flight went east, not west. Normally, the route heads north across China, across the Russian Arctic, then down over northern Europe to London.

In this demonstration flight, the aircraft went east, across the Pacific, across the United States, and across the Atlantic.

Long flight!
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Old 08-23-2014, 06:15 PM
 
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14 hours to Tokyo and then immediately got on a flight to Bangkok. Another 3 or 4 hours. After 14 hours, who is counting? you are a zombie.
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Old 08-23-2014, 06:20 PM
 
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14 hours to Tokyo and then immediately got on a flight to Bangkok. Another 3 or 4 hours. After 14 hours, who is counting? you are a zombie.
Tokyo to Bangkok it's more like six or seven hours. Believe me, I've done it more than a few times.
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Old 08-28-2014, 12:20 PM
 
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Longest non-stop flight you've been on?
Actually it is not exactly the same as one could have been on a flight that stopped and didn't allow the passengers to get off before continuing to the final destination (so the time the passengers were on the ground they were still continuous on the aircraft although not in flight!).

I have flown from NYC to Johannesburg, South Africa which is approx. 16 and half hours flight time. But I was continuously on the aircraft for over 18 hours as the plane landed in Dakar, Senegal to refuel and passengers flying between NYC & Johannesburg were not allowed to exit plane at all in Dakar.

Probably the longest non-stop flight without refueling flight I have flown is from Beijing to Washington, D.C. at 13 hours & 45 minutes.
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