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The world's longest flight lands in the U.S.

The world’s longest flight, 10,400 miles from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, landed at Newark International Airport around 5:30 A.M. local time on Friday after a flight time of 17 hours and 25 minutes.

Operated by Singapore Airlines (SINGF) — ranked the top airline in the world earlier this year— the route re-launched in response to high consumer demand for the one-stop journey.

“Newark to Singapore, London to Perth, JFK to Manila — man that’s crazy if you think about it,” AirlineGeeks.com founder Ryan Ewing told us. “We are just throwing these new routes in. We are going farther than ever before. We are reaching new places that would originally take one or maybe even two stops to get to.”

In the video above, we break down the flight with insights from Singapore Airlines and aviation experts.

(Photo: FlightRadar24)

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