July 26, 2020

Breaking World Records

In 2017, Qatar held the record for the world's longest non-stop commercial passenger flight.

On the 6th February 2017, Qatar Airways launched the world's longest non-stop commercial flight from Doha to Auckland in New Zealand. The mamouth distance of 9,032 miles (14,535km) was covered in a mere 16 hours and 23 minutes.

The record set by Qatar Airways has only been topped since by Singapore Airlines. In October 2018, Singapore Airlines flew a lengthy 9,534 miles (15,344km) from Singapore to Newark in New Jersey.

Published: February 19, 2020
Last updated: July 26, 2020