10 Longest flights in the world (2018) - by flight time

PUBLISHED 2018-06-28 11:57

Ultra light composite aircrafts and new engine options are paving the way for more long-haul flights. Here is our TOP 10 of the longest flights in 2018 - based on flight time. 

Good to know: Specified distance are calculated and may differ. Flight times are the most common flight times and not always the longest (see actual flight times).

10) 16h45m Jeddah (JED) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Airline: Saudia (SkyTeam). Flight number: SV41 Aircraft: Boeing 777. Actual flight times: 16h10m - 16h45. Distance: 8 329 miles, 13 401 km


9) 17h05 - Auckland (AKL) to Dubai (DXB)

Airline: Emirates. Flight number: EK449 Aircraft: Airbhus A380. Actual flight times: 17h05 - 17h20. Distance: 8 834 miles, 14 214 km


8) 17h15m - Dallas (DFW) to Sydney (SYD)

Airline: Qantas Airways (Oneworld). Flight number: QF8 Aircraft: Airbus A380. Actual flight times: 17h05m - 17h15m. Distance: 8 589 miles, 13 820 km


7) 17h35m - Perth (PER) to Heathrow (LHR)

Airline: Qantas Airways (Oneworld). Flight number: QF9Aircraft: Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  Actual flight times:  17h35m - 17h40m. Distance: 9 024 miles, 14 520 km


6) 17h35m - Houston (IAH) to Sydney (SYD)

Airline: United Airlines (Star Alliance). Flight number: UA101Aircraft: Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Actual flight times: 16h20m - 18h20m. Distance: 8 607 miles, 13 849 km


5) 17h35m - San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore (SIN)

Airlines: Singapore Airlines, United Airlines (both Star Alliance). Flight numbers: SQ31, UA1. Aircraft: Airbus A350, Boeing 787 Dreamliner Actual flight times: 16h40m - 17h35m. Distance: 8 448 miles, 13 593 km


4) 17h40 - Auckland (AKL) to Doha (DOH)

Airline: Singapore Airlines (Star Alliance). Flight number: QR921. Aircraft: Boeing 777. Actual flight times: 17h40m - 18h00m. Distance: 9 041 miles, 14 547 km


3) 17h50m - Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN)

Airline: United Airlines (Star Alliance). Flight number: UA37. Aircraft: Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Actual flight times: 16h16m - 17h55m. Distance: 8 771 miles, 14 113 km


2) 18h25m - Singapore (SIN) to Newark (EWR)

Airline: Singapore Airlines (Star Alliance). Flight numbers: SQ22, SQ24Aircraft: Airbus A350. Actual flight times: 17h50m - 18h25m. Distance: 9 539 miles, 15 348 km


1) 18h38m - Newark (EWR) to Singapore (SIN)

Airline: Singapore Airlines (Star Alliance). Flight number: SQ21Aircraft: Airbus A350. Actual flight times: 18h30m - 18h45m.Distance: 9 539 miles, 15 348 km