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Qantas became the first airline to fly from New York to Sydney nonstop on Friday. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Vincenzo Pace)

Inside the Departure of Qantas’ First Nonstop Research Flight from New York to Sydney

Qantas launched its first research flight on Friday departing from New York’s John F. Kennedy International and flying nonstop to Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport, the first flight ever to do so, as part of its Project Sunrise. The ultra-long-haul test flights are the first stage in the project that is set to end with the launch of nonstop passenger flights between Australia’s East Coast and New York and London. In coordination with the University of Sydney, the research flights from…

Singapore Airlines Resumes Nonstop Flight to Los Angeles with New…

Singapore Airlines has relaunched its non-stop service between Los Angeles and Singapore Friday night with the new Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra-Long Range) jet making the journey more convenient and faster than ever. 141 lucky passengers were onboard the inaugural flight (SQ37) to Changi Airport and Singapore Airlines held a festive celebration…

Surviving a 19-Hour Flight: How Singapore Airlines Is Making the…

With all the technological advancements in the aviation industry, more and more cities are being connected by non-stop flights operated by the world’s newest aircraft. Distance is no longer an issue for most aircraft, as we’ve seen with Qantas’ Perth-London route and Qatar Airways’ Doha-Auckland route, and our global village…

Changes Coming to United’s Ultra-Long-Haul Route Network

In January of 2016, Chicago-based United announced they would launch a flight from their hub in San Francisco across the Pacific to the small Asian nation of Singapore. The route came as a surprise to many, especially as fellow Star Alliance member Singapore Airlines had announced they would restart flights…