Longest flight

 The world’s longest non-stop scheduled commercial flight by distance started on March 1. The airline Emirates has started a flight from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Auckland (New Zealand). The distance covered by the flight was 14,200km (8,824 miles). It took the plane 16 hours and 24 minutes to make the trip. The longest non-stop scheduled commercial flight by duration is Qantas Airways flight from Dallas (United States) to Sydney (Australia). The flying time is 16 hours and 55 minutes.

Image Credits: http://www.emirates.com/ for the Emirates plane’s image

Sources: http://www.nzherald.co.nz