Ultra Long Haul Flights on CNN
A few days ago I got this article published on CNN about the passenger experience on the World's longest flights.
In this piece I explore how very long-haul flying has evolved, from KLM's week-long, 30-stopover flights between Amsterdam and Batavia in the 1930s, to Qatar Airway's recent launch of direct flights to New Zealand.
As you will see the main barrier to ever increasing flight length dose not come so much from technology but from the challenge to keep passengers airborne for over 18 hours nonstop.
But better read the whole story here...!