The world’s longest flight is between Singapore and New York. It takes 19 hours to travel the 16,700-kilometres (10,400-miles) between the two countries. The Singapore Airlines Flight SQ22 uses the long-range Airbus A350-900ULR, configured to carry 161 passengers – that’s 67 in business class and 94 in premium economy. The flight crew consists of two first officers and 13 cabin crew. Because the flight is so long, each member has to have 4 hours of rest to recharge their energy.
If you can’t sleep on a plane, no worries - because this flight has 1,200 hours of audio-visual entertainment that will help the time pass. There’s a huge range of dining options too, and they serve organic food. The plane also has higher than normal ceilings, larger windows and special lighting designed to reduce jet lag.