The world’s longest nonstop flight now lasts 18.5 hours

And you’ll probably never take it. Right now, the world’s longest nonstop flight is on its way from Singapore to New York. Starting in Changi Airport, the Singapore Airlines flight departed at 11:35 pm local time and will land at Newark Liberty International Airport at 6 am Friday, covering more than 9,500 miles. The journey will take approximately 18 hours and 25 minutes, surpassing the previous record of 17 hours and 20 minutes for a flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to Doha, Qatar.

Although the flight is receiving lots of hype,...

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By: Vox - Thursday, 11 October

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