United Airways has announced it will fly non-stop from Sydney to Houston.
At a distance of 8596 miles (13,834km), it will be the airline’s second longest flight after the Los Angeles to Singapore route launched in 2017, a route set to be the world’s longest at 17 hours and 55 minutes and at a flight distance of over 14,000km.
Title of the world’s longest flight belongs to Qatar Airways. At 14,535km, the 17-and-a-half-hour Doha-Auckland service is currently the world’s longest flight in terms of flight time after it knocked Air India’s 15,127km, 15-hour Delhi-San Francisco route off its perch.
United Airways now operates more ‘ultra-long haul’ flights than any other US carrier.
The route will be serviced by the airline’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and will commence on January 18, 2018…Fuente: http://www.traveller.com.au/united-announce-ultralong-haul-nonstop-flights-from-sydney-to-houston-on-dreamliners-gyd9hj