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Most Legs / Distance With A Single Flight Number?  
User currently offlinerw774477 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1074 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 4530 times:

WN 1655 looks like a good contender in terms on number of stops

HOU-MSY-BWI-ISP-MDW-DEN-SAN-OAK

What about distance - looks to something like NZ 0001 - LHR-LAX-AKL

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User currently offlinesw733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6351 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 4517 times:

Quoting rw774477 (Thread starter):
WN 1655 looks like a good contender in terms on number of stops

WN definitely seems to be the expert on taking one flight number and crisscrossing the country 26 times with it.


User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17084 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 4505 times:

Quoting rw774477 (Thread starter):
WN 1655 looks like a good contender in terms on number of stops

HOU-MSY-BWI-ISP-MDW-DEN-SAN-OAK

Can one really book that one all the way from HOU to OAK with all those stops?



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User currently offlinesw733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6351 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 4500 times:

Quoting B747forever (Reply 2):
Can one really book that one all the way from HOU to OAK with all those stops?

From my understanding, it would require actually calling Southwest and having them book it, because the website won't let you book something like that - it would just route you HOU-OAK nonstop or via 1 or 2 stops.


User currently offlinerw774477 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1074 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 4493 times:

It's good that WN doesn't charge per leg baggage fees !!!

User currently offlinewilco737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9077 posts, RR: 76
Reply 5, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4480 times:
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I don't remember the exact routing. But I was once one WestJet flight from YVC to YYC and it will continue with a couple stops all the way to St. Johns. But don't know how many stops anymore. Too long ago.

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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11673 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4470 times:

Wideroe have some similarly long routes with multiple stops, maybe even more than Southwest.


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User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17084 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4459 times:

Quoting sw733 (Reply 3):
because the website won't let you book something like that - it would just route you HOU-OAK nonstop or via 1 or 2 stops.

Yeah, I know I looked it up. Wonder though what they would charge for that route. Might even call them to ask.



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User currently offlineCitationJet From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2450 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4434 times:

Most legs for a single flight - historical:
Braniff schedule for September 16, 1946 shows the follow single flight operated by a DC-3:
Braniff flight 53 routing:
Chicago > Moline > Burlington > Kansas City > Topeka > Wichita > Ponca City > Oklahoma City > Dallas > Fort Worth > Waco > Austin > San Antonio > Laredo

Lunch was served on the Topeka to Kansas City leg. A snack was served Waco to Austin.
The scheduled ground times were 5 minutes, except for Dallas which had 13 minutes.
The flight left Chicago at 8:50 am and arrived Laredo at 9:08 pm.



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User currently offlineRJLover From Canada, joined Dec 2006, 577 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4416 times:

In the distance category.....

AC33 YVR-SYD (or AC34 SYD-YVR-

Last Flight(s): YHZ-YUL-YYC-YVR-YYJ // YYJ-YYZ-YSJ-YHZ.....Next Flight(s):
User currently offlineRJLover From Canada, joined Dec 2006, 577 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4409 times:

Quoting RJLover (Reply 9):
In the distance category.....

AC33 YVR-SYD (or AC34 SYD-YVR-Edit Post ]

Since my first post got all weirded out....

AC33 YYZ-YVR-SYD (or AC34 SYD-YVR-YYZ). At 8552NM it doesn't beat NZ1, but it sure is up there!



Last Flight(s): YHZ-YUL-YYC-YVR-YYJ // YYJ-YYZ-YSJ-YHZ.....Next Flight(s):
User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25696 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 4383 times:

Canadian regional carrier Air Inuit has some Dash 8 flights with as many as 6 stops between Montreal and remote communities in northern Quebec. One has an elapsed time between YUL and the last stop of over 10 hours.

User currently offlineHOONS90 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 3036 posts, RR: 52
Reply 12, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 4380 times:
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KE061 ICN-LAX-GRU is at 19554km, which is 306km longer than NZ's AKL-LAX-LHR.


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User currently onlinekiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8584 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 4355 times:
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IIRC correctly UTA used to operate a service from CDG to LAX the long way around , didn't they ? Something along the lines of CDG-BAH-SIN-JKT-SYD-NOU-AKL-PPT-LAX ( I think that CMB also figured in the route at one time ? or did they break it up into separate flight numbers ?


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User currently offlineBNAOWB From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 400 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 4332 times:

Quoting HOONS90 (Reply 12):
KE061 ICN-LAX-GRU is at 19554km, which is 306km longer than NZ's AKL-LAX-LHR.

Air Austral 771 CDG-RUN-SYD-NOU is 20,568 km (11,106nm)


User currently onlinekiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8584 posts, RR: 13
Reply 15, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 4271 times:
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Quoting BNAOWB (Reply 14):
Air Austral 771 CDG-RUN-SYD-NOU is 20,568 km (11,106nm)

Thanks for that , I didn't realise that it had a single flight number all the way from CDG - I wonder if anyone ever does the flight right through from beginning to end ... there are easier ways to get from CDG to NOU ( though not with the same aircraft/flight number all the way )



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User currently offlineBNAOWB From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 400 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4246 times:

Quoting kiwiandrew (Reply 15):
Quoting BNAOWB (Reply 14):
Air Austral 771 CDG-RUN-SYD-NOU is 20,568 km (11,106nm)

Thanks for that , I didn't realise that it had a single flight number all the way from CDG - I wonder if anyone ever does the flight right through from beginning to end ... there are easier ways to get from CDG to NOU ( though not with the same aircraft/flight number all the way )

Yes. It looks like CDG-NRT/KIX-NOU on AF/Air Calin would be a quicker routing (though less interesting). It would be fascinating to find out what percentage of the CDG-RUN passengers on Air Austral continue onto SYD or NOU. In the unlikely event that the vast majority continue to NOU, it would seem that Air Austral could do CDG-RUN-NOU since the RUN-NOU distance is just over 6000nm and they use the 777-300ER for this route. But, SYD is probably essential for the route's success.


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25696 posts, RR: 22
Reply 17, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4234 times:

Quoting kiwiandrew (Reply 13):
IIRC correctly UTA used to operate a service from CDG to LAX the long way around , didn't they ? Something along the lines of CDG-BAH-SIN-JKT-SYD-NOU-AKL-PPT-LAX ( I think that CMB also figured in the route at one time ? or did they break it up into separate flight numbers ?

I think the flight number changed at least once (maybe twice).


User currently offlinetimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6886 posts, RR: 7
Reply 18, posted (3 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 4101 times:

Quoting CitationJet (Reply 8):
Most legs for a single flight - historical:

Pretty sure the record is more than 13 legs.


User currently offlineCitationJet From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2450 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (3 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 4094 times:

Quoting timz (Reply 18):
Quoting CitationJet (Reply 8):
Most legs for a single flight - historical:
Quoting timz (Reply 18):
Pretty sure the record is more than 13 legs.

I would agree, however no one has posted one yet....



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