A Qatar Airways aircraft landed after the longest in the history of flights

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Passenger jet to Qatar Airways after the longest commercial in the history of the tunic landed in New Zealand. This was reported on the carrier’s Twitter.

Qatar Airways (@qatarairways)
05 Feb 2017, 19:58

“We have officially landed in New Zealand, the land of the Long White cloud (so called the country’s indigenous inhabitants — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), “—said the publication.

The flight lasted over 16 hours. According to the British newspaper The Guardian, the Board sat for a few minutes before the estimated time.

The plane went from the airport of the capital of Qatar, Doha, 5 February at 05:10 (coincides with Moscow), the planned time of landing in Auckland at 07:30 (21:30 GMT) on 6 January. He had to hold in the air for 16 hours and 20 minutes, but due to jet lag duration of the flight was a day and a half.

The plane covered the distance in 14.5 thousand kilometers. The crew included four pilots and 15 flight attendants, who smashed 1.1 thousand cups of tea and coffee, 2 thousand soft drinks and 1036 servings of food..

The return journey will last longer and will be 17 hours and 30 minutes.

It is expected that in 2018, a record beaten Qatar Airways Singapore Airlines chart to make non-stop flights on the route Singapore — new York.