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Singapore Airlines joins Qantas with launch of a 19-hour moody to New York

October 15th, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • An Airbus A350-900ULR will be used for a Singapore to New York service
  • The 8,700-mile track now takes over 22 hours with a connection
  • Singapore Airlines used to offer a service, though was forced to stop in 2013
  • Qantas hopes to offer 19-hour flights between Perth and London by 2017

Becky Pemberton For Mailonline

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In-flight party systems will need to be tip peculiarity in a destiny as ultra-long uninterrupted routes are apropos all a rage.

Qantas announced a non-stop 19-hour moody between Australia and a UK within dual years – and now Singapore Airlines is set to launch a uninterrupted tour that’s a same, tiresome length. 

In a matter this week Singapore Airlines announced that it would resume charity 19-hour flights from Singapore to New York in 2018. 

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In a matter this week Singapore Airlines announced that it would resume charity 19-hour flights from Singapore to New York in 2018

In a matter this week Singapore Airlines announced that it would resume charity 19-hour flights from Singapore to New York in 2018

The conduit formerly operated a prolonged transport track until 2013. 

Singapore Airlines says that due to approach a use will resume with a assistance of a code new aircraft. 

The craft in doubt will be Airbus’ new ‘ultra-long range’ chronicle of its A350-900, of that Singapore Airlines will be a launch customer.

The high-tech newly converted planes will have a capability of drifting adult to 19 hours using a increasing fuel ability of a complement from 141,000 litres to 165,000 litres.

‘Our business have been seeking us to re-start uninterrupted Singapore-US flights and we are gratified that Airbus was means to offer a right aircraft to do so in a commercially viable manner,’ pronounced Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong.

The airline has placed an sequence for 67 of a Airbus A350s, and as some-more of the efficient planes are combined to a fleet, a devise is to resume a 19-hour Singapore-LA track in a nearby destiny as well. 

At a moment, fliers wishing to make a 8,700-nautical-mile tour to a Big Apple from Singapore have to face a delights of a 22-hour journey, with during slightest one connection.

LA-bound passengers have a somewhat shorter ordeal, with a outing now holding around 17 hours or more, also with a stop.

At a moment, fliers wishing to make a 8,700-nautical-mile tour to a Big Apple from Singapore have to face a delights of a 22-hour journey, with during slightest one connection

At a moment, fliers wishing to make a 8,700-nautical-mile tour to a Big Apple from Singapore have to face a delights of a 22-hour journey, with during slightest one connection

Battle is on: Qantas also skeleton to offer 19-hour flights -  from Perth to London

Battle is on: Qantas also skeleton to offer 19-hour flights –  from Perth to London

The news comes after Qantas suggested skeleton to offer a uninterrupted 19-hour moody between Australia and a UK within dual years.

If it does launch before Singapore Airlines’ 19-hour track it will quickly give Qantas a climax of handling a world’s longest uninterrupted blurb flight.

The airline’s arch executive Alan Joyce pronounced they aim to fly between Perth and London regulating a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner by 2017.

‘This opens adult approach use from Australia to Europe for a initial time,’ he said.

The intensity moody trail would need dual pairs of pilots, additional cabin organisation and a correct rest area for airline staff.

The intensity moody trail from Perth to London would need dual pairs of pilots, additional cabin organisation and a correct rest area for airline staff

The intensity moody trail from Perth to London would need dual pairs of pilots, additional cabin organisation and a correct rest area for airline staff

Qantas has already systematic 8 Boeing 787-9 planes to reinstate a 747 fleet.

The new aircraft will have roughly 250 seats and embody business class, reward economy and economy.

Qantas already operates a stream longest track in a world, from Sydney to Dallas-Fort Worth.

 

THE WORLD’S LONGEST FLIGHTS 

Dubai, UAE to Panama City, Panama (Emirates) (2016)

Distance: 8,588 miles (13,760km)

Time: 17 hours, 35 minutes

 

Dallas-Fort Worth, USA to Sydney, Australia (Qantas)

Distance: 8,578 miles (13,730km)

Time: 16 hours, 50 minutes

 

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Distance: 8,439 miles (13,581km)

Time: 16 hours, 30 minutes

 

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Distance: 8,390 miles (13,502km)

Time: 16 hours, 30 minutes

 

Los Angeles, USA to Dubai, UAE (Emirates)

Distance: 8,339 miles (13,420km)

Time: 16 hours, 30 minutes

 

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Distance: 1.7 miles (2.7km)

Time: 2 minutes

 

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Minami-Daito to Kita-Daito, Philippines (Ryukyu Air Commuter)

Distance: 7 miles (11.3km)

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