In the late 1970s I flew a Japan Airlines DC-8 from JFK
to Tokyo, with a one hour fuel stop in ANC
. Each flight leg was 7 hours, with a one hour stop in ANC
. That's 15 hours total.
There wasn't a wide body on the route, so there weren't any options.
Boeing Flown: 701,702,703;717;720;721,722;731,732,733,734,735,737,738,739;741,742,743,744,747SP;752,753;762,763;772,773.