SINGAPORE-US-2NDLD FLIGHT - Jetliner lands in US after world's longest flight
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
New York, Oct 12 (AFP) An Airbus jetliner arrived in Newark on Friday after a nearly 18-hour trip from Singapore, completing the world's longest commercial flight. It marked the revival of a route that had been eliminated in 2013.
Singapore Airlines Flight SQ22 arrived at 5:29 am (0929 GMT), having left Singapore's Changi airport at 11:23 pm, the Newark Liberty International Airport website said. That made for a flight of 17 hours and 52 minutes.
The flight had been scheduled to take 18 hours ...