Qatar airways started direct flight to Auckland
6 February, 2017
Qatar airways has started the world’s largest air rout flight connecting Auckland, New Zealand with Doha, Qatar. Flight QR 920 Boeing 777 of Qatar airways took off from Doha yesterday.
The flight took off eight minutes earlier from scheduled time.
The national flag carrier of Qatar will cross fourteen thousand five hundred thirty five kilometer of distance in sixteen hours and twenty minutes to land in Auckland. But it will take seventeen hours and thirty minutes for the carrier to land back in Doha.
This is the longest flight route for passenger aircraft according to Radar 24. Last year Fly Emirates national flag carrier of U.A.E took off from Dubai and landed in Auckland by crossing over fourteen thousand and two hundred kilometers. Fly Emirates had the tag of longest route traveling passenger airlines until today before the national flag carrier of Qatar took off.