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The World’s Longest Flight Will Have No Economy Seats

  • Carrier resumes 19-hour service on Oct. 11 with new planes
  • Fewer seats, bigger cabin, better air and for a price - Wi-Fi
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The World's Longest Flight is Here
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Long-haul flights half way across the globe are making a comeback even with oil prices close to their highest in four years.

About six months after Qantas Airways Ltd. started a direct service from Perth to London, Singapore Airlines Ltd. is bringing back its 10,400-mile jump to New York on Oct. 11, pipping Qatar Airways’ Doha-Auckland route to reclaim the title of the world’s longest commercial flight.