- Qantas just completed the first-ever nonstop flight between New York and Sydney, Australia, designated “Project Sunrise,” and Business Insider was on board.
- The flight — which lasted 19 hours and 16 minutes and covered almost 10,000 miles — was a research flight, as Qantas staff and scientists studied how to help passengers and crew stay adequately comfortable and rested on an ultra-long-haul flight.
- Researchers closely monitored pilots and flight attendants, and tested a new cabin service flow meant to help minimize jetlag.
- It was a fascinating and enlightening experience, and left me feeling great for a morning in Sydney. Read on read more >>>
Source : BusinessInsider.Com