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Qantas is taking an even longer nonstop flight, sending passengers from London to Sydney in almost 20 hours

The flight from London to Sydney will be more than 10,000 miles and take almost 20 hours. Qantas is hoping to launch the flight commercially in 2023.

I sat in every type of seat on Qantas’ new world’s longest flight from New York to Sydney, Australia. Here’s what they were like.

We sat in business class, premium economy, and coach to test all of the seats on Qantas' Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Here's what each seat is like.

Here’s how pilots on the world’s new longest flight will stay rested and alert for the 20 hours from New York to Sydney

The four pilots and six flight attendants worked in shifts during a test flight, taking breaks in specialized crew rest areas.
Captain Sean Golding, the pilot-in-charge of the first Project Sunrise test flight, with Qantas CEO Alan Joyce and Captain Lisa Norman. The test flight landed in Sydney 19 hours and 16 minutes after leaving New York.

The new longest flight in the world just landed after nearly 20 hours in the air

The flight, the first nonstop between New York City and Australia, landed in Sydney after almost 20 hours as Qantas studied the flight's feasibility.

Qantas is about to test the world’s longest nonstop flight, taking passengers from New York to Australia in 20 hours

A flight from New York to Sydney is just under 10,000 miles and 20 hours. Qantas plans to run a test of the world's longest flight on Friday.