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What Will Be Next Longest Flight?  
User currently offlineAirbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 9678 posts, RR: 10
Posted (10 years 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5986 times:

The following topic got me thinking:
Boeing 777-200LR Ready For Take-Off! (by NWDC10 Feb 3 2006 in Civil Aviation)

What do you think will be the next longest regularly scheduled passenger flight? LHR-SYD sure is on a lot of people's minds but it doesn't seem possible just yet. What about YYZ-SYD? Would AC have the demand to start such a flight?

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User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5970 times:

A 777ULR or an A350/A360 (?) will be developed to do LHR-SYD. That doesn't spell the end of other flights with one stop, but I think that is the goal right now.

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User currently offlineFlyingHippo From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 739 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5933 times:

JFK-SYD 9950 mi
If QF buys 772LR...

User currently offlineAseem From India, joined Feb 2005, 2046 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5926 times:

I presume PK's KHI-IAH. Not very difficult, just follow the B772LR/A345/6 orders.

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User currently offlineCedars747 From Norway, joined Dec 2005, 2723 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 5895 times:

Well i don`t know if this will happen ,but i hope that one day , MEA of Lebanon resume flights from BEY to GRU and SYD on board A345/6 or B772-LR

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User currently offlineGemuser From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 6206 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 5868 times:

Quoting FlyingHippo (Reply 2):
JFK-SYD 9950 mi
If QF buys 772LR...

Which QF won't do if the 772LR cant do SYD-LHR with an economic result acceptable to QF


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User currently offline747LUVR From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 398 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 5829 times:

I'd love to have QF fly SYD-MCO....about 9350 miles. Something that could be done at least eastbound.

User currently offlineDeltaGator From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 6341 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (10 years 23 hours ago) and read 5826 times:

Quoting 747LUVR (Reply 6):
I'd love to have QF fly SYD-MCO....about 9350 miles.

Keep on dreaming for that one. Not enough traffic for it and the yields would be crappy going to the Mouse House.

Is there a huge need for South America to Asia flights? That might be some long ones. As said earlier follow the 772LR orders and then reference what routes those carriers have that require a stop because of distance. I would think those will be the ones served first. SYD-LHR is a good one already mentioned. If DL can get some cash flow and get some 772LRs when the China routes come open those would be some good bets also.

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