Air India Could Launch The World’s Longest Flight

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    Presently the world's longest flight is Sydney to Dallas, which is operated by Qantas. Next year Emirates will take over the title for world's longest flight, when they launch their Dubai to Panama City flight, which is a whopping 10 miles longer than the current longest route in the world. For the past few months we've been hearing rumors about Air India possibly expanding to San Francisco and Toronto. As it stands, Air India's only destinations in North America are Chicago (ORD), New York (JFK), and Newark (EWR). The new routes were supposedly going to be launched this winter, though the rest of the details were still being worked out. While it still isn't confirmed, I think it's interesting to note that there seems to be a strong rumor about Air India launching flights between Bangalore and San Francisco, which would be the world's longest flight. At 8,701 miles one-way, that would be the longest flight in the world by over 100 miles. The post Air India Could Launch The World’s Longest Flight appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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