A ‘Historic Moment’ for the world of aviation!
Australia’s flag carrier Qantas made a world record by completing a non-stop flight from New York to Sydney in just 19 hours 16 minutes with 49 people on board.
Next month, Qantas plans to test a non-stop flight from London to Sydney.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said, “This is the first of three test flights that are going to come up with recommendations about how we manage pilot fatigue (and) how we actually manage passenger jet lag.”
He added, “After 19 hours on this flight, I think we’ve gotten this right. It feels like we’ve been on a flight a lot shorter than that.”
The flight took off with a fifth or less of its maximum passenger capacity, no cargo, restricted baggage and maximum fuel of 126,000 litres.
Image Credit: news.com
Top Searched Flight Routes
Bangalore To Lucknow Flights | Ranchi To Bangalore Flights | Pune To Jaipur Flights | Kolkata To Bagdogra Flights | Delhi To Leh Flights | Chennai To Pune Flights | Delhi To Bali Flights | Jaipur To Delhi Flights | Kolkata To Hyderabad Flights | Kolkata To Pune Flights | Mumbai To Gorakhpur Flights | Jaipur To Bangalore Flights | Ahmedabad To Bangalore Flights | Jammu To Delhi Flights | Delhi To Dehradun Flights | Delhi To Nagpur Flights | Ahmedabad To Pune Flights | Surat To Delhi Flights | Mumbai To Bhubaneswar Flights | Chennai To Dubai Flights