Airlines explore ultra-long range route potential

Credit: Airbus
New-generation widebodies are prompting some airlines to seek out seek out potential new city pairs that can be served nonstop with flight times of 17 hours or longer. Qantas started non-stop service from Perth to London Heathrow in March using Boeing 787-9s and CEO Alan Joyce said during the IATA...
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