On December 10 2005 a Boeing 777-200LR
dubbed the Worldliner completed the
world's longest non-stop
passenger airline flight traveling 13,422 miles or
21,602 kilometers from Hong Kong to London, UK in
roughly 22 hours and 40 minutes.
The Boeing 777-200LR also captured the record for
longest staying aloft for a
passenger airline plane.
Onboard the 777-200LR were eight pilots including Suzanna Darcy-Hennemann,
Boeing's first woman test pilot.
Although the plane seat 301, there were only 27
passengers aboard this flight. They were a couple Boeing executives; several
Boeing 777 engineers; representatives from General Electric and a dozen
journalists from around the world.
Longest Passenger Airline Flight
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