The world’s longest flight just quietly touched down in New York. Here’s why you haven’t heard anything about it.

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In the early hours of Monday morning, a Singapore Airlines aircraft made history as it departed Singapore on a 10,000-mile non-stop journey bound for New York City. The Singaporean flag carrier had launched its newest route, one that would top the list of the world’s longest. 

The inaugural flight, SQ24, departed Singapore Changi Airport at 2:38 a.m., according to Flightradar 24, heading northeast through the South China Sea, passing between Taiwan and the Philippines before skirting Tokyo just off the coast of Japan. The nighttime flight then saw land again over Alaska before completing its read more ⇒

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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