Emirates Auckland Flight To Be World’s Longest

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AUCKLAND—Emirates is planning to launch its first direct service to New Zealand in March—which will, at least temporarily—be the world’s longest flight. The Auckland-Dubai flight using a Boeing 777-200LR is expected to be longer in distance and duration than the Qantas Airbus A380 service between...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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