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

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  • Qantas is testing the new world’s longest flight, New York to Sydney, on Friday. Business Insider will be on board and reporting from the test flight.
  • The flight, at nearly 10,000 miles and 20 hours long, presents a number of potential challenges, including how to keep passengers comfortable, and how to keep pilots and cabin crew rested and alert.
  • Qantas has said it hopes to launch the route, and a direct between Sydney and London, by 2022.
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