Markie73 wrote:Shortest flight for me, October 2011 Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER from DOH to DXB, just short of 40 minutes and I'm still amazed that QR used a T7 on such a short route and it was less then half full!, does anybody on the forum know if QR ever used the A380 on the short hop from DOH to DXB?.
n729pa wrote:Top 5 Done
1. 10899 Miles LHR-DXB-SYD / SYD-DXB-LHR QF2 / QF1 Qantas A380s - VH-OQA / QC / QE / QI / QJ / QKx2
2. 10673 Miles SYD-SIN-LHR QF1 Qantas A380 - VH-OQG
3. 10657 Miles LHR-DXB-MEL QF10 Qantas A380s - VH-OQJx2 / QK
4. 10598 Miles LHR-HKG-MEL QF30 Qantas B744 - VH-OJQ
5. 10516 Miles MEL-SIN-LHR QF9 Qantas A380 - VH-OQE
Longest single sector -
7484 Miles DXB-SYD / SYD-DXB as per number 1
DesertAir wrote:KLM DC-10 SFO-AMS
MartijnNL wrote:JannEejit wrote:Aer Lingus
LAX-DUB Airbus A330-200
11 hours approx
Why did it take so long?
My SFO-AMS flight (5,474 miles) lasted 9,5 hours.
JannEejit wrote:No idea, maybe strong headwinds ? It was back in 2002 and was timetabled as taking just over 10 hours.
Cryptodaily wrote:Well I do Sydney -dallas on QF regularly, which is 8578 nm in a A388. It's hardly fun. But longest time wise, on December 1, 2016, my QF8 flight ran for 17 hours and 45 minutes flight time. The longest time the captain has flown in forty years of aviation and the longest time I've ever flown.
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