At a mammoth 18 hours, it was the world’s longest scheduled passenger flight, seen as a feat of endurance for those who dared book it.
But Singapore Airlines’ Singapore-Newark flight, which covered a staggering 9,534 miles, was an early victim of the Covid-19 pandemic, being put on hold on March 23.
Now, however, it’s ready to take off again, with flights scheduled to re-start on November 9 between Singapore and New York.
There’s just one difference – the US airport will switch from Newark, NJ, to JFK. Which pushes the distance up to 9,