Tag: Auckland

World’s Longest Flight by Qatar Airways Lands in Auckland

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has launched a record-breaking service to Auckland, New Zealand, making it the operator of the world’s longest commercial flight. The flight, which takes 17 hours and 30 minutes to cover a distance of 14,535 kilometres nonstop from Doha, touched down in Auckland. “Arriving in Auckland on Waitangi Day, and achieving the title of […]

Singapore Airlines A388 Rejected Takeoff in Auckland

Reading Time: 1 minute A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKG performing flight SQ-286 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Singapore (Singapore) with about 300 people on board, taxied to the holding point runway 23L via taxiway A1A. The aircraft subsequently commenced takeoff but rejected takeoff at low speed when the aircraft turned left unexpectedly despite opposite inputs and asymmetric […]

Four Injured After Air NZ Flight Hits Turbulence

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air New Zealand flight from Vietnam was forced to turn back to Ho Chi Minh City yesterday after four people were injured when the plane hit turbulence. The airline said three cabin crew members and one passenger received minor injuries when the turbulence hit about 40 minutes into the flight to Auckland. The four […]

Auckland Welcomes Emirates A380 World Record Passenger Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute The longest non-stop commercial flight ever has touched down today. An Emirates Airbus A380 completed its massive journey from Dubai to Auckland in 17 hours and 15 minutes. The plane covered an enormous 8,824 miles (14,200km). It chops three hours off the current flight time between the two cities. The flight beat the previous record held by […]