3 Non-stop flight


Non-stop flight

A non-stop flight, especially in the aviation industry, refers to any flight by an aircraft which does not involve any intermediate stops. A "direct flight" is not the same as a "non-stop flight". For purposes of this article, an ultra long-haul non-stop flight is considered to be a commercially operated airliner with:

  • No intermediate stop-over point within its scheduled duration
  • About 7,500 miles (12,100 km) in route length

These flights operate a great circle route, often above polar regions. The two longest ultra long-haul flights as of July 2010 are operated between Singapore and North America.

Contents

Time determinants

The following are examples of dynamic factors that determine the non-stop time of a commercial passenger jet:

Records

Starting in 1967-68 Aerolineas Argentinas' timetables showed no stop on their 707 between Madrid and Buenos Aires, 12 hours northbound and 12-30 southbound; if it actually was nonstop that was the longest-ever scheduled flight (by distance) until the 747SP entered service in 1976. Iran Air began its scheduled non-stop service between New York and Tehran using its newly acquired long-range Boeing 747SPs, completing the eastward journey in 11 hours and 15 minutes. Although the airline's plans for its non-stop Tehran–Los Angeles flight never materialized due to the Islamic revolution in 1979, such flight would have made a leap in the time and distance records (12,222 km – 7,595 mi – 6,599 nm). The Tehran–New York flight was suspended in November 1979.

In April 1976 Pan Am set a new record for longest non-stop scheduled flight with its New York–Tokyo route (10,854 km – 6,745 mi – 5,861 nm). In December of that year the airline set another record with SydneySan Francisco, covering 11,937 km (7,417 mi – 6,445 nm). Both routes were flown by Boeing 747SP aircraft.

In May 1988 the first ultra long-haul passenger flight took off from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles, completing its journey in 13 hours and 41 minutes (12,189 km – 7,574 mi – 6,581 nm).

In modern day aviation, Singapore Airlines introduced ultra long-haul flights on 3 February 2004[1] to Los Angeles, and on 28 June 2004[2] to Newark from Singapore Changi Airport. These two flights hold the record for the longest commercial passenger non-stop flights in the world based on both time and distance. The route from New York City (JFK or Newark) to Hong Kong is the longest non-stop route in the world to have more than one daily flight, and to be served by more than one airline (three daily non-stop and one via Vancouver by Cathay Pacific[3] and 1 daily by Continental Airlines). The routes served between New York and Mumbai, and Hong Kong have the maximum number of airlines operating non-stop flights in the ultra-long-haul category. In terms of flight frequency, Emirates tops the list of ultra-long-haul flight operators, with seven flights operating from its Dubai base to Los Angeles, São Paulo, Houston, San Francisco, Sydney (EK412,EK414), Melbourne (EK406) and Brisbane (EK434).

On November 9, 2005, a Boeing 777-200LR, dubbed the Worldliner, completed the world's longest non-stop passenger flight, traveling 13,423 miles or 21,602 kilometers eastward (as opposed to a normal westward routing for that sector, which is much shorter at 9647 km) from Hong Kong to London, in roughly 22 hours and 22 minutes.[4] Aboard the 777-200LR were eight pilots including Suzanna Darcy-Henneman, Boeing's first female test pilot. Although the airplane seats 301, there were only 27 passengers aboard this flight. There were two Boeing executives; several Boeing 777 engineers; representatives from General Electric; and a dozen journalists from around the world.

Focke-Wulf FW 200 B Condor of Deutsche Luft Hansa (model).

This was not, however, the record for longest time staying aloft for an airliner. This debatable record is claimed either by the 1939 Berlin–New York non-stop flight of a reciprocal piston powered Focke-Wulf Fw 200 built for Deutsche Lufthansa (flight time 24 hours and 56 minutes) or by a Trans World Airlines Lockheed 1649A Starliner on the inaugural London–San Francisco polar route on 1–2 October 1957 (flight time 23 hours and 19 minutes). The L-1649A was the last of the Constellation series, and the ultimate piston-engine airliner in terms of range and endurance.[5] However, from 1943 to 1945 Qantas operated a weekly return flight from Western Australia to Sri Lanka with flight times from 28 to 33 hours. This was called The Double Sunrise service. The aircraft used was the Consolidated PBY Catalina.

Longest flights

The following table lists the world's longest non-stop scheduled passenger routes in distance order. City pairs may be served using different routings on the return journey, which may therefore involve different route length and journey times. Weather conditions, particularly the direction of jet streams, also have a significant impact on the time needed to complete the journey. For example, Singapore Airline's flight 21 from Newark to Singapore follows a 16,700 km polar route within 70 nautical miles of the Geographic North Pole, while its return flight, flight 22, is a 15,345 km great circle route via Asia and Alaska.[6] The Singapore to Los Angeles route on Singapore Airlines is scheduled for 16 hours, 30 minutes in summer (July 15, 2009) and 15 hours, 35 minutes in winter (January 15, 2010).[7] On the return trip, the flight is scheduled for 17 hours, 20 minutes in summer (July 15, 2009) and 18 hours, 5 minutes in winter (January 15, 2010).[7]

Of interest is that no flight on the list goes from Europe. This is because the distance from Europe to larger cities in North/South America, Africa and Asia is shorter than the flights below. (Europe is essentially at the center of the world: see land hemisphere.) The distance from Europe to Australia is longer than the flights on the list, but there are no non-stop flights between these continents at present. Currently, each of the top 16 flights departs from or arrives at one of eight cities in the United States. Further, all but two of the top 30 have one terminus in North America.

Currently scheduled (top 30, by distance)

For the purposes of this table, multiple frequencies operated by the same airline between the same airports is counted as one flight, while different airlines operating between the same airports are counted separately. Also, each airport pair is counted separately, even though some cities have multiple airports supporting long-range flights (e.g. New York-Kennedy and Newark airports).

Rank
(Dist.)
From To Airline Flight
number
Distance
km (mi) [nm]
Scheduled
duration
Aircraft type First flight
1 Newark Singapore Singapore Airlines SQ 21 15,345 (9,535) [8,285] 18 hr 50 min[8]
18 hr 40 min[9]
Airbus A340-500 29 June 2004[10]
2 Los Angeles Singapore Singapore Airlines SQ 37[11] 14,114 (8,770) [7,621] 17 hr 20 min[8]
18 hr 05 min[9]
Airbus A340-500 3 February 2004[12]
3 Sydney Dallas Qantas QF 7 13,804 (8,578) [7,454] 15 hr 25 min Boeing 747-400ER 16 May 2011[13][14]
4 Johannesburg Atlanta Delta Air Lines DL 201 13,582 (8,439) [7,334] 17 hr 05 min Boeing 777-200LR 3 June 2009[15]
5 Dubai Los Angeles Emirates EK 215
EK 217
13,420 (8,339) [7,246] 16 hr 30 min Boeing 777-200LR
Boeing 777-300ER
26 October 2008[16]
6 Dallas Brisbane Qantas QF 8 13,363 (8,303) [7,215] 16 hr 00 min Boeing 747-400ER 16 May 2011[17]
7 Los Angeles Bangkok Thai Airways International TG 795 13,309 (8,270) [7,186] 17 hr 20 min Airbus A340-500 28 September 2006
8 Dubai Houston Emirates EK 211 13,144 (8,168) [7,097] 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR 3 December 2007[18]
9 Dubai San Francisco Emirates EK 225 13,041 (8,103) [7,041] 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-300ER 15 December 2008[19]
10 New York Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 831
CX 841
CX 845[20]
12,990 (8,072) [7,014] 16 hr 05 min[8]
15 hr 55 min[9]
Boeing 777-300ER 1 July 2004[21]
11 Newark Hong Kong Continental Airlines CO 99 12,980 (8,065) [7,009] 15 hr 50 min Boeing 777-200ER 1 March 2001[22]
12 Doha Houston Qatar Airways QR 77 12,951 (8,047) [6,993] 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR 31 March 2009[23]
13 Johannesburg New York South African Airways SA 203 12,825 (7,969) [6,925] 16 hr 05 min Airbus A340-600 1 May 2011[24]
14 (tie) Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas QF 94 12,748 (7,921) [6,883] 15 hr 50 min[25]
15 hr 25 min[26]
Airbus A380
Boeing 747-400ER
31 October 1999[27]
14 (tie) Los Angeles Melbourne V Australia VA 12 12,748 (7,921) [6,883] 15 hr 45 min Boeing 777-300ER 1 December 2009[28]
16 Detroit Hong Kong Delta Air Lines DL 187 12,645 (7,857) [6,828] 15 hr 45 min Boeing 777-200LR 2 June 2010[29]
17 (tie) Toronto Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 827
CX 829
12,569 (7,810) [6,787] 15 hr 25 min[8]
15 hr 30 min[9]
Boeing 777-300ER 1 January 2008[30]
17 (tie) Toronto Hong Kong Air Canada AC 15 12,569 (7,810) [6,787] 15 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR 1 August 2004[31]
19 (tie) Mumbai Newark Continental Airlines CO 49 12,565 (7,807) [6,784] 16 hr 05 min Boeing 777-200ER 1 October 2007[32]
19 (tie) Mumbai Newark Air India AI 191 12,565 (7,807) [6,784] 16 hr 15 min Boeing 777-200LR 31 October 2010[32]
21 Taipei Newark EVA Air BR 32 12,552 (7,799) [6,777] 14 hr 55 min[8]
14 hr 30 min[9]
Boeing 777-300ER 4 December 2007[33]
22 Chicago Hong Kong United Airlines UA 895 12,542 (7,793) [6,772] 15 hr 25 min Boeing 747-400 15 June 1996[34]
22 (tie) Chicago Hong Kong Cathay Pacific CX 807 12,542 (7,793 [6,772] 15 hr 25 min Boeing 777-300ER 01 September 2011[35]
23 Vancouver Sydney Air Canada AC 33 12,484 (7,757) [6,741] 15 hr 25 min Boeing 777-200LR 14 December 2007[36]
24 Atlanta Shanghai Delta Air Lines DL 229 12,326 (7,659) [6,656] 15 hr 40 min Boeing 777-200ER
Boeing 777-200LR
30 March 2008 (as DL 19)
(service resumed 5 June 2011)
25 Dubai Atlanta Delta Air Lines DL 7 12,230 (7,599) [6,604] 15 hr 45 min Boeing 777-200LR 1 June 2007[37]
26 Dubai São Paulo Emirates EK 261 12,217 (7,592) [6,597] 14 hr 55 min Boeing 777-200LR 1 October 2007[38]
27 Tel Aviv Los Angeles El Al LY 5 12,160 (7,556) [6,581] 15 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200ER 23 June 2006[39]
28 Taipei Toronto EVA Air BR 36 12,100 (7,519) [6,534] 14 hr 10 min Boeing 777-300ER 29 March 2010[40]
29 (tie) Sydney Abu Dhabi Etihad EY 451
EY 455
12,057 (7,492) [6,510] 15 hr 00 min Airbus A340-600 26 March 2007[41]
29 (tie) Sydney Abu Dhabi V Australia VA 29 12,057 (7,492) [6,510] 14 hr 35 min Boeing 777-300ER 24 February 2011
30 (tie) Los Angeles Sydney Delta Air Lines DL 17 12,051 (7,488) [6,507] 15 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200LR 1 July 2009[42]
30 (tie) Los Angeles Sydney Qantas QF 12[43]
QF 108[44]
12,051 (7,488) [6,507] 14 hr 45 min[8]
14 hr 55 min[9]
14 hr 35 min
Boeing 747-400ER
Airbus A380[45]
30 (tie) Los Angeles Sydney United Airlines UA 839 12,051 (7,488) [6,507] 14 hr 35 min Boeing 747-400
30 (tie) Los Angeles Sydney V Australia VA 2 12,051 (7,488) [6,507] 14 hr 55 min Boeing 777-300ER 27 February 2009[46]

Discontinued

The following table lists discontinued passenger routes in distance order.

Route Airline Flight
number
Distance km (mi) [nm] Scheduled duration Aircraft Type Final flight
New York to Bangkok Thai Airways International TG 793 13,963 (8,676) [7,539] 17 hr 00 min Airbus A340-500 1 July 2008[47]
Mumbai to Atlanta Delta Air Lines DL 185 13,695 (8,510) [7,395] 17 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200LR 23 October 2009[48][49]
New York to Hong Kong United Airlines UA 821 12,991 (8,072) [7,015] 15 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400 30 August 2001
Service began on 1 April 2001, at which point it was the longest non-stop commercial flight.[50]
Washington, D.C. to Johannesburg South African Airways SA 208 12,813 (7,973) [6,929] 17 hr 00 min Airbus A340-600 30 April 2009
(now operates via Dakar)[50]
Mumbai to New York Delta Air Lines DL 17 12,540 (7,790) [6,771] 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200LR 31 October 2008[51]
Mumbai to New York Air India AI 141 12,540 (7,790) [6,771] 16 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200LR 30 October 2010
(now operates via New Delhi)[52]
Minneapolis to Hong Kong Northwest Airlines NW 12 12,073 (7,501) [6,420] 15 hr 11 min Boeing 747-400 28 August 1998[53]

Currently scheduled (by aircraft type)

The table below lists the longest (by distance) non-stop flights operated by different types of long-haul aircraft.

[54][55]

Aircraft type Route Distance (km) Distance (mi) Scheduled duration Airline Flight number
Airbus A300-600 Tehran to Bangkok 5,501 3,472 06 hr 30 min Mahan Air W5 5045
Airbus A318 New York to London-City 5,587 3,418 07 hr 25 min British Airways BA 2
Airbus A319-100 Almaty to Prague 4,705 2,924 06 hr 45 min Czech Airlines OK 181
Airbus A320-200 Novosibirsk to Frankfurt 4,821 2,996 06 hr 55 min S7 Airlines S7 851
Airbus A321-200 Philadelphia to San Francisco 4,058 2,521 06 hr 10 min US Airways US 971/701/965
Airbus A330-200 Los Angeles to Auckland 10,467 6,504 13 hr 30 min Qantas QF 26
Airbus A330-300 Los Angeles to Tokyo 8,773 5,451 11 hr 45 min Delta Air Lines DL 283
Airbus A340-200 Rome to Buenos Aires 11,136 6,919 14 hr 20 min Aerolíneas Argentinas AR 1141
Airbus A340-300 Manila to Los Angeles 11,757 7,305 12 hr 35 min Philippine Airlines PR 112
Airbus A340-500 Newark to Singapore 15,345 9,535 18 hr 50 min Singapore Airlines SQ 21
Airbus A340-600 Johannesburg to New York 12,825 7,969 16 hr 05 min South African Airways SA 203
Airbus A380-800 Los Angeles to Melbourne 12,748 7,921 15 hr 50 min Qantas QF 94
ATR 72-200 Sarajevo to Frankfurt 1,014 630 02 hr 25 min B&H Airlines JA 21
ATR 72-500 Mangareva to Papeete 1,654 1,028 03 hr 55 min Air Tahiti VT 951
Boeing 737-400 Seoul to Bangkok 3,663 2,277 06 hr 15 min Jeju Air 7C 2001
Boeing 737-500 Newark to Austin 2,420 1,504 04 hr 12 min Continental Airlines CO 350
Boeing 737-700 Montevideo to Panama City 5,446 3,385 07 hr 30 min Copa Airlines CM 284
Boeing 737-700ER Tokyo to Mumbai 6,796 4,223 09 hr 35 min All Nippon Airways NH 943
Boeing 737-800 Zürich to Newark 6,349 3,945 08 hr 10 min PrivatAir PTI 18
Boeing 737-900ER Newark to San Francisco 4,128 2,565 06 hr 16 min Continental Airlines CO 448
Boeing 747-400 Chicago to Hong Kong 12,542 7,793 15 hr 25 min United Airlines UA 895
Boeing 747-400ER Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth 13,804 8,578 15 hr 25 min Qantas QF 7
Boeing 747SP Tehran to Kuala Lumpur 6,034 3,750 07 hr 45 min Iran Air IR 841
Boeing 757-200 Brasilia to Atlanta 6,711 4,170 08 hr 40 min Delta Air Lines DL 222
Boeing 757-300 Houston to Anchorage 5,255 3,266 07 hr 01 min Continental Airlines CO 1071
Boeing 767-200ER Tokyo to Mexico City 11,270 7,003 13 hr 00 min Aeroméxico AM 57
Boeing 767-300ER Tokyo to Mexico City 11,270 7,003 13 hr 00 min Aeroméxico AM 57
Boeing 767-400ER Frankfurt to Houston 8,419 5,232 11 hr 05 min Continental Airlines CO 47
Boeing 777-200 Bangkok to Brisbane 7,251 4,506 09 hr 00 min Thai Airways International TG 473
Boeing 777-200ER Newark to Hong Kong 12,951 8,047 15 hr 50 min Continental Airlines CO 99
Boeing 777-200LR Johannesburg to Atlanta 13,582 8,439 16 hr 40 min Delta Air Lines DL 201
Boeing 777-300 Bangkok to Athens 7,939 4,933 11 hr 10 min Thai Airways International TG 946
Boeing 777-300ER Dubai to Los Angeles 13,420 8,339 16 hr 30 min Emirates EK 217
Boeing 787-8 Tokyo-Haneda to Hiroshima 638 397 01 hr 30 min All Nippon Airways NH673
Cessna B208 Caravan Chiang Mai to Chaing Rai 163 101 00 hr 40 min SGA Airlines 5E 921/927
Fokker 70 Vienna to Sochi 1,853 1,151 02 hr 55 min Tyrolean Airways VO 615
Ilyushin Il-96-300 Paris to Havana 7,751 4,816 10 hr 45 min Cubana de Aviación CU 441
McDonnell Douglas MD-11 Amsterdam to Panama City 8,818 5,479 11 hr 00 min KLM KL 757
Saab 340 Wroclaw to Zurich 728 452 02 hr 05 min SkyTaxi IGA826
Tupolev Tu-204-300 Pyongyang to Kuwait City 7,028 4,367 13 hr 10 min Air Koryo JS 161

Currently scheduled (by airline)

The table below lists international airline companies with their longest (in mileage not time) non-stop flight currently in operation.

Airline Flight number Route Distance (km) Distance (mi) Scheduled duration Aircraft Type
Aegean Airlines A3 758 Larnaca to London Heathrow 3,283 2,040 05 hr 00 min Airbus A320-200
Aer Lingus EI 121 Dublin to Orlando 6,553 4,072 09 hr 30 min Airbus A330-300
Aerolíneas Argentinas AR 1141 Rome to Buenos Aires 11,136 6,919 14 hr 20 min Airbus A340-200
Aeroméxico AM 98 San José del Cabo to Shanghai 11,878 7,382 16 hr 15 min Boeing 777-200ER
Aeroflot SU 321 Moscow to Los Angeles 9,781 6,078 13 hr 00 min Airbus A330-200
Aerosvit VV 141 Kiev to Toronto 7,715 4,732 10 hr 45 min Boeing 767-300ER
Aerosur 5L 548 Madrid to Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) 8,919 5,542 11 hr 50 min Boeing 747-400
AirTran Airways FL 231 Baltimore to Seattle 3,746 2,023 05 hr 35 min Boeing 737-700
Air Algérie AH 3061 Beijing to Algiers 9,125 5,660 11 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
AirAsia AK 203 Kuala Lumpur to Kochi 2,914 1,811 04 hr 10 min Airbus A320-200
AirAsia X D7 2008 Kuala Lumpur to London-Stansted 10,554 6,558 14 hr 00 min Airbus A340-300
Air Astana KC 936 Kuala Lumpur to Almaty 5,110 3,175 08 hr 15 min Boeing 757-200
Air Austral UU 772/975 Saint-Denis to Paris 9,349 5,823 11 hr 15 min Boeing 777-200ER
Air Baltic BT 792 Dubai to Riga 4,324 2,687 06 hr 20 min Boeing 757-200
Air Berlin AB 1751 Bangkok to Düsseldorf 9,107 5,640 12 hr 20 min Airbus A330-200
Air Busan BX 701 Busan to Taipei-Taoyuan 1,342 834 02 hr 20 min Airbus A321-200
Aircalin SB 800 Nouméa to Seoul 7,792 4,841 09 hr 55 min Airbus A330-200
Air Caraïbes TX 570 Paris to Cayenne 7,107 4,401 09 hr 00 min Airbus A330-300
Air Canada AC 15 Toronto to Hong Kong 12,569 7,809 15 hr 25 min Boeing 777-200LR
Air China CA 982 New York to Beijing 11,004 6,837 13 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400
Air Europa UX 41 Madrid to Buenos Aires 10,062 6,252 12 hr 25 min Airbus A330-200
Air France AF 406 Paris to Santiago de Chile 11,652 7,240 14 hr 10 min Boeing 777-200ER
Air India AI 191 Mumbai to Newark 12,565 7,807 16 hr 15 min Boeing 777-200LR
Air Japan NQ 1052 Tokyo to Honolulu 6,145 3,818 07 hr 00 min Boeing 767-200ER
Air Jamaica JM 79 Kingston to Toronto 2,886 1,781 04 hr 10 min Boeing 737-800
Air Koryo JS 161/162 Pyongyang to Kuwait City 7,028 4,367 13 hr 10 min Tupolev Tu-204-300
Air Macau NX 828 Macau to Tokyo 3,000 1,864 04 hr 25 min Airbus A321-200
Air Madagascar MD 50 Antananarivo to Paris 8,726 5,422 11 hr 10 min Boeing 767-300ER
Air Mauritius MK 42/46 Mauritius to London 9,765 6,066 12 hr 30 min Airbus A340-300
Air Mekong P8 916/915 Hanoi to Phu Quoc 1,233 766 02 hr 20 min Bombardier CRJ900
Air Namibia SW 286 Windhoek to Frankfurt 8,079 5,043 10 hr 00 min Airbus A340-300
Air New Zealand NZ 83 Vancouver to Auckland 11,335 7,060 14 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200ER
Air One AP 882 Milan to Cairo 2,618 1,627 03 hr 50 min Airbus A320-200
ANA Wings EH 159 Osaka to Beijing 1,764 1,096 03 hr 30 min Boeing 737-500
Air Pacific FJ 811 Los Angeles to Nadi 8,881 5,525 10 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400
Air Saint-Pierre PJ 1123 Saint-Pierre to Montreal 1363 847 03 hr 25 min ATR42-500
Air Tahiti VT 951 Mangareva to Papeete 1,654 1,028 03 hr 55 min ATR 72-500
Air Tahiti Nui TN 78 Papeete to Tokyo 9,435 5,863 12 hr 25 min Airbus A340-300
Air Transat TS 691/699 Athens to Toronto 8,149 5,063 10 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Air Vanuatu NF 10 Port Vila to Sydney 2,481 1,542 03 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
Air Zimbabwe UM 770 Harare to Singapore 8,256 5,121 10 hr 30 min Boeing 767-200ER
Airphil Express 2P 797 Singapore to Cebu 2,423 1,505 03 hr 40 min Airbus A320-200
Alaska Airlines AS 130 Anchorage to Chicago 4,850 2,846 06 hr 05 min Boeing 737-800
Alitalia AZ 680 Rome to Buenos Aires 11,136 6,919 14 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200ER
All Nippon Airways NH 1 Washington, D.C. to Tokyo 10,868 6,753 14 hr 05 min Boeing 777-300ER
American Airlines AA 293 Delhi to Chicago 12,044 7,484 15 hr 25 min Boeing 777-200ER
Armavia U8 101 Yerevan to Paris 3,418 2,124 05 hr 05 min Airbus A319-100
Asiana Airlines OZ 221 New York to Seoul 11,101 6,898 14 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400
Boeing 777-200ER
Austrian Airlines OS 52 Tokyo to Vienna 9,176 5,702 12 hr 05 min Boeing 777-200ER
Avianca AV 19 Barcelona to Bogotá 8,516 5,287 11 hr 25 min Airbus A330-200
B&H Airlines JA 416 Sarajevo to Gothenburg 1,596 992 02 hr 35 min Airbus A319-100
Bangkok Airways PG 711 Bangkok to Male 3,168 1,968 04 hr 15 min Airbus A319-100
Business Air 8B 88 Bangkok to Tokyo-Narita 4,650 2,889 06 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
Bulgaria Air FB 479 Sofia to Málaga 2,472 1,536 03 hr 55 min Boeing 737-300
Blue1 KF 815/807 Kittilä to Paris 2,426 1,508 03 hr 30 min Boeing 717
Blue Panorama Airlines BV 1504 Rome to Havana 8,710 5,400 11 hr 20 min Boeing 767-300ER
British Airways BA 245 London to Buenos Aires 11,111 6,904 13 hr 40 min Boeing 777-200ER
Brussels Airlines SN 359 Brussels to Luanda 6,690 4,160 07 hr 40 min Airbus A330-300
Cape Air 9K 1029/1033/1037 Boston to Saranac Lake 343 213 01 hr 39 min Cessna 402
Cathay Pacific CX 831/841/845 New York to Hong Kong 12,990 8,072 16 hr 05 min
16 hr 00 min
15 hr 55 min
Boeing 777-300ER
Cebu Pacific 5J 128 Cebu to Seoul 3,019 1,876 04 hr 30 min Airbus A320-200
China Airlines CI 020 Osaka Kansai to New York JFK 11,293 7,017 13 hr 10 min Boeing 747-400
China Eastern MU 588 New York to Shanghai 11,897 7,375 14 hr 55 min Airbus A340-600
China Southern CZ 328 Los Angeles to Guangzhou 11,638 7,231 15 hr 30 min Boeing 777-200ER
Cimber Sterling QI 5651 Copenhagen to Tenerife 3,850 2,392 05 hr 30 min Boeing 737-700
Condor Airlines DE 6315 Mauritius to Frankfurt 9,178 5,703 11 hr 50 min Boeing 767-300ER
Continental Airlines CO 99 Newark to Hong Kong 12,980 8,065 15 hr 55 min Boeing 777-200ER
Conviasa V0 3740 Damascus to Caracas 10,597 6,584 15 hr 00 min Airbus A340-200
Copa Airlines CM 284 Montevideo to Panama City 5,447 3,385 07 hr 30 min Boeing 737-700
Corsairfly SS 953 Mauritius to Paris 9,427 5,850 11 hr 15 min Boeing 747-400
Croatia Airlines OU 359 Tel Aviv to Zagreb 2,214 1,376 03 hr 30 min Airbus A320-200
Cubana de Aviación CU 441 Paris to Havana 7,751 4,816 10 hr 45 min Ilyushin Il-96-300
Cyprus Airways CY 358 Larnaca to Manchester 3,474 2,166 05 hr 10 min Airbus A320-200
Czech Airlines OK 181 Almaty to Prague 4,705 2,924 06 hr 45 min Airbus A319-100
Delta Air Lines DL 201 Johannesburg to Atlanta 13,582 8,439 16 hr 40 min Boeing 777-200LR
Dragonair KA 152 Hong Kong to Bangalore 3,973 2,483 05 hr 30 min Airbus A330-300
Druk Air KB 130 Bagdogra to Bangkok 1,936 1,203 03 hr 00 min Airbus A319-100
EasyJet U2 1856 Sharm-el-Sheikh to Manchester 4,111 2,555 06 hr 00 min Airbus A320-200
El Al LY 005 Tel Aviv to Los Angeles 12,189 7,556 15 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200ER
Egypt Air MS 965 Tokyo to Cairo 9,612 5,973 14 hr 00 min Airbus A340-200
Emirates EK 215/217 Dubai to Los Angeles 13,420 8,339 16 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200LR
Boeing 777-300ER
Etihad Airways EY 451/455 Sydney to Abu Dhabi 12,057 7,492 15 hr 00 min Airbus A340-600
Ethiopian Airlines ET 501 Washington–Dulles to Addis Ababa 11,566 7,187 12 hr 45 min Boeing 777-200LR
Eurofly GJ 2814 Milan to Mauritius 8,828 5,486 11 hr 10 min Airbus A330-200
Estonian Air OV 181/182 Tallinn to Barcelona 2,558 1,590 04 hr 00 min Boeing 737-300
EVA Air BR 32 Taipei to Newark 12,552 7,799 14 hr 55 min Boeing 777-300ER
Finnair AY 82 Singapore to Helsinki 9,273 5,762 12 hr 05 min Airbus A340-300
Frontier Airlines F9 641/642 Denver to Fairbanks 3,910 2,430 05 hr 27 min Airbus A319-100
Garuda Indonesia GA 980/982 Jakarta to Jeddah 7,974 4,955 09 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400
Gol Linhas Aéreas G3 7640 São Paulo to Bridgetown 4,275 2,656 05 hr 40 min Boeing 737-800
Gulf Air GF 154 Bahrain to Manila 7,380 4,586 10 hr 00 min Airbus A330-200
Hainan Airlines HU 7976 Toronto to Beijing 10,611 6,593 13 hr 25 min Airbus A340-600
Hawaiian Airlines HA 455 Honolulu to Manila 8,532 5,302 11 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
Hong Kong Airlines HX 817 Hong Kong to Moscow (SVO) 7,146 4,441 10 hr 15 min Airbus A330-200
Hong Kong Express UO 634 Hong Kong to Sapporo 3,429 2,121 04 hr 30 min Boeing 737-800
Horizon Air QX 2603 Los Angeles to La Paz, Mexico 1,342 834 02 hr 52 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Iberia IB 6831 Madrid to Santiago de Chile 10,700 6,647 13 hr 30 min Airbus A340-600
Icelandair FI 681 Reykjavik to Seattle 5,830 3,622 07 hr 45 min Boeing 757-200
Iran Air IR 841 Tehran to Kuala Lumpur 6,034 3,750 07 hr 45 min Boeing 747SP
Japan Airlines JL 5 New York to Tokyo 10,854 6,745 13 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER
JAL Express JC 891 Osaka-kansai to Shanghai-Pudong 1,309 813 02 hr 45 min Boeing 737-800
Jeju Air 7C 2201 Seoul to Bangkok 3,663 2,276 06 hr 15 min Boeing 737-800
Jet Airways 9W 226 Chennai to Brussels 7,895 4,906 10 hr 20 min Airbus A330-200
Jetairfly TB 502 Cancún to Brussels 8,314 5,151 10 hr 10 min Boeing 767-300ER
JetBlue Airways B6 631 Boston to San Francisco 4,352 2,704 06 hr 49 min Airbus A320-200
Jetstar Airways JQ 4 Honolulu to Sydney 8,154 5,066 10 hr 35 min Airbus A330-200
Jin Air LJ 701 Seoul to Utapao 3,732 2,319 06 hr 05 min Boeing 737-800
Kenya Airways KQ 860/866 Nairobi to Bangkok 7,230 4,493 09 hr 40 min Boeing 767-300ER
Kingfisher Airlines IT 7 Mumbai to London 7,221 4,487 10 hr 00 min Airbus A330-200
KLM KL 707 Amsterdam to Buenos Aires 11,437 7,107 14 hr 10 min Boeing 777-200ER
Korean Air KE 34/36 Atlanta to Seoul 11,511 7,153 13 hr 30 min Boeing 747-400
Boeing 777-200ER
Kuwait Airways KU 117 Kuwait to New York 10,222 6,316 12 hr 55 min Boeing 777-200ER
Lao Airlines QV 817 Vientiane to Kun ming 776 482 01 hr 10 min ATR 72-500
LAN Airlines LA 705 Madrid to Santiago de Chile 10,700 6,647 14 hr 00 min Airbus A340-300
LOT Polish Airlines LO 85 Warsaw to Hanoi 7,827 4,863 10 hr 45 min Boeing 767-300ER
Lufthansa LH 510 Frankfurt to Buenos Aires 11,477 7,132 13 hr 45 min Boeing 747-400
Luxair LG 711 Luxembourg to Tenerife 3,081 1,914 04 hr 25 min Boeing 737-800
Mahan Air W5 5049 Tehran Imam Khomeini to Phuket 5,662 3518 08 hr 00 min Airbus A310-300
Malaysia Airlines MH 95 Los Angeles to Taipei 10,942 6,799 15 hr 00 min Boeing 777-200ER
Malév Hungarian Airlines MA 310 Budapest to Amman 2,171 1,349 03 hr 15 min Boeing 737NG
MIAT Mongolian Airlines OM 137 Ulaanbaatar to Berlin 6,211 3,356 08 hr 05 min Boeing 767-300ER
Middle East Airlines ME 5607 Beirut to Abidjan 5,151 3,486 07 hr 20 min Airbus A330-200
Mihin Lanka MJ 603 Colombo to Jakarta 3,316 2,060 04 hr 50 min Airbus A321-200
Myanmar Airways International 8M 231 Yangon to Singapore 1,920 1,193 02 hr 55 min Airbus A330-200
Nepal Airlines RA 230 Kathmandu to Doha 3,370 2,094 04 hr 25 min Boeing 757-200
Novair NVR 811 9811 Stockholm to Krabi 8,730 5,425 10 hr 30 min Airbus A330-200
Norwegian Air Shuttle DY 5002 Oslo to Dubai 5,133 3,208 07 hr 00 min Boeing 737-800
Olympic Air OA 259/265/269 Athens to London Heathrow 2,434 1,508 04 hr 05 min Airbus A320-200
Oman Air WY 101 Muscat to London-Heathrow 5,840 3,629 08 hr 35 min Airbus A330-300
Orient Thai Airways OX 300 Bangkok to Seoul 3,663 2,276 05 hr 25 min Boeing 747-400
Pacific Blue Airlines DJ 4149 Perth to Phuket 4,814 2,992 06 hr 35 min Boeing 737-800
Pakistan International Airlines PK 783 Karachi to Toronto 11,691 7,265 14 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200LR
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Y8 2254 Ribeirão Preto to Recife 1,991 1,237 03 hr 00 min Embraer 145
Pegasus Airlines PC 502 İzmir to London Stansted 2,578 1,392 03 hr 35 min Boeing 737-800
Philippine Airlines PR 102
PR 112
Manila to Los Angeles 11,757 7,305 12 hr 35 min Boeing 747-400
Airbus A340-300
Pluna PU 623 Montevideo to Brasília 2,062 1,281 03 hr 30 min Bombardier CRJ900
Porter Airlines PD 701 Toronto to Myrtle Beach 1,105 687 02 hr 20 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Qantas QF 7 Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth 13,804 8,578 15 hr 25 min Boeing 747-400ER
Qatar Airways QR 77 Doha to Houston 12,951 8,047 16 hr 20 min Boeing 777-200LR
Rossiya Airlines FV 885 Saint Petersburg to Dushanbe 2,857 2,229 05 hr 00 min Airbus A319-100
Royal Air Maroc AT 206 Casablanca to Montreal 5,687 3,534 07 hr 55 min Boeing 767-300ER
Royal Brunei Airlines BI 083 Bandar Seri Begawan to Jeddah 8,344 5,177 10 hr 30 min Boeing 767-300ER
Royal Jordanian RJ 263 Amman to Chicago 10,035 6,236 13 hr 40 min Airbus A340-200
Ryanair FR 1229 Billund to Tenerife Sur 3,699 2,298 05 hr 20 min Boeing 737-800
S7 Airlines S7 850 Phuket to Novosibirsk 5,384 3,346 09 hr 15 min Boeing 767-300ER
Saudi Arabian Airlines SV 33/35 Jeddah to Washington, D.C. 10,610 6,592 13 hr 45 min Boeing 777-200ER
Scandinavian Airlines System SK 984 Tokyo to Copenhagen 8,734 5,427 11 hr 25 min Airbus A340-300
Shandong Airlines SC 4905 Jinan to Ürümqi 2,628 1,633 04 hr 25 min Boeing 737-800
Sichuan Airlines 3U 8925 Chengdu to Phuket 2,556 1,558 03 hr 30 min Airbus A321-200
Singapore Airlines SQ 22 Singapore to Newark 15,345 9,535 18 hr 55 min Airbus A340-500
Silkair SLK 933 Chengdu-Shuangliu to Singapore 3,234 2,010 04 hr 50 min Airbus A320-200
SkyTaxi IGA 826 Wroclaw to Zurich 728 452 02 hr 05 min Saab 340
South African Airways SA 203 Johannesburg to New York 12,825 7,969 16 hr 05 min Airbus A340-600
South East Asian Airlines DG 7792 Clark to Singapore 2,378 1,478 03 hr 30 min Airbus A319-100
Southwest Airlines WN 603 Providence (PVD) to Las Vegas (LAS) 3,803 2,363 06 hr 15 min Boeing 737-700
Spanair JK 71 Barcelona to Helsinki 2,632 1,635 03 hr 50 min Airbus A321-200
SriLankan Airlines UL 501/3/5 Colombo to London-Heathrow 8,718 5,413 11 hr 30 min Airbus A340-300
Sun Country Airlines SY 47/8 London-Gatwick to Gander[56] 3,813 2,370 06 hr 00 min Boeing 737-800
Swiss International Air Lines LX 139 Hong Kong to Zurich 9,618 5,976 12 hr 55 min Airbus A340-300
TAAG Angola Airlines DT 606 Luanda to London 6,812 4,233 08 hr 35 min Boeing 777-200ER
TACA International Airlines LR 604 San José to Los Angeles 4,380 2,718 06 hr 00 min Airbus A319-100
TAM Airlines JJ 8071 Frankfurt to São Paulo 9,774 6,073 12 hr 50 min Boeing 777-300ER
TAP Portugal TP 163 Lisbon to Porto Alegre 8,774 5,452 11 hr 15 min Airbus A330-200
Thai Airways International TG 795 Los Angeles to Bangkok 13,309 8,270 17 hr 30 min Airbus A340-500
Thai Air Asia FD 3677 Denpasar to Bangkok 2,948 1,832 04 hr 15 min Airbus A320-200
Tiger Airways TR 2717 Singapore to Perth 3,895 2,420 05 hr 15 min Airbus A320-200
Thomas Cook Airlines DK 5914 Oslo to Krabi 9,113 5,663 12 hr 00 min Airbus A330-200
Thomson Airways BY 188 Manchester to Male 8,694 5,402 11 hr 00 min Boeing 767-300ER
Transaero UN 588 Cancun to Moscow 10,067 6,256 12 hr 40 min Boeing 747-400
TUIfly Nordic 6B 841 Oslo to Phuket 9,075 5,639 11 hr 30 min Boeing 767-300ER
Tunisair TU 833 Tunis to Dubai 4,451 2,766 05 hr 35 min Airbus A319-100
Turkish Airlines TK 9 Istanbul to Los Angeles 10,984 6,865 14 hr 15 min Boeing 777-300ER
Tyrolean Airways VO 615 Vienna to Sochi 1,853 1,151 02 hr 55 min Fokker 70
Uni Air B7 35 Kaohsiung to Ho Chi minh City 1,953 1,214 03 hr 15 min McDonnell Douglas MD-90
United Airlines UA 895 Chicago to Hong Kong 12,542 7,793 15 hr 15 min Boeing 747-400
US Airways US 797 Tel Aviv to Philadelphia 9,288 5,754 13 hr 10 min Airbus A330-200
Ural Airlines U6 703 Ekaterinburg to Beijing 4,413 2,741 05 hr 45 min Airbus A320-200
Uzbekistan Airways HY 101 Riga to New York 6,764 4,203 09 hr 50 min Boeing 767-300ER
V Australia VA 12 Los Angeles to Melbourne 12,748 7,921 15 hr 45 min Boeing 777-300ER
Vietnam Airlines VN 533 Ho Chi minh City to Paris 10,116 6,279 12 hr 40 min Boeing 777-200ER
Virgin America VX 353 Boston to San Francisco 4,352 2,704 06 hr 30 min Airbus A319-100
Virgin Atlantic VS 201 Hong Kong to London 9,647 5,994 13 hr 00 min Airbus A340-600
Vladivostok Air XF 717 Krasnoyarsk to Baku 3,553 2,008 05 hr 20 min Airbus A320-200
Vueling Airlines VY 7845 Tel Aviv to Barcelona 3,087 1,918 04 hr 35 min Airbus A320-200
WestJet WS 3010 Edmonton to Kahului[57] 5,111 3,176 07 hr 19 min Boeing 757-200
Wizz Air W6 1471 Warsaw to Madrid 2,274 1,413 03 hr 50 min Airbus A320-200
Xiamen Airlines MF 865 Fuzhou to Singapore 3,197 1,986 04 hr 20 min Boeing 737-800
XL Airways France SE 42 Paris to Las Vegas 8,759 5,442 11 hr 25 min Airbus A330-200
Yakutia Airlines R3 732 Anadyr to Moscow 6,226 3,869 08 hr 20 min Boeing 757-200
Yemen Airways IY 740 Sana'a to Rome 4,230 2,628 06 hr 00 min Airbus A330-300
Zest Air Z2 48 Cebu to Seoul 3,019 1,876 04 hr 20 min Airbus A320-200

Future of ultra long-haul

The longest non-stop flights currently running are not the longest city pairs theoretically possible. Flights on the Kangaroo route, if flown non-stop, would exceed 17,000 kilometres (9,200 nmi). The longest routes possible are between antipodes, or points on the Earth's surface opposite each other with the Earth's center directly between, a distance of 20,038 km at the equator. Flights between Buenos Aires and Shanghai, Quito and Kuala Lumpur, Wellington and Madrid or Perth and Bermuda, have a distance of flight at 19,602 km, 19,715 km, 19,851 km and 19,918 km, respectively. A theoretical non-stop flight between Málaga and Auckland, which are nearly antipodal, would cover a great circle distance of flight at 19,943 km.

The Boeing 777-200LR airliner can cover the distance between antipodes when devoid of payload, but its range decreases significantly with the added weight of cargo and passengers. As of 2009, no airline has plans to introduce a non-stop service longer than the Singapore–Newark run, though both Airbus and Boeing have hinted at interest in developing variants to their long-haul airliners to make a London–Sydney non-stop flight economically feasible, for which purpose the Airbus consortium will offer the special Airbus A350-900R XWB variant to British Airways. The straight-line distance between London Heathrow Airport and Sydney Airport is 16,995 km.

Other proposals include utilization of point-to-point sub-orbital spaceflight for the ultra long-haul distances.

Shortest flights

The following table lists the shortest (less than 100 miles) non-stop scheduled passenger routes in distance order, per airline. While many of these routes are flown infrequently, the Honolulu to Maui flight is the busiest in the United States by number of aircraft movements per week.

Airline Flight Number Route Distance (km) Distance (mi) Scheduled duration Aircraft Type
Aerovías DAP DAP-XXX Punta Arenas to Porvenir 45.5 28.2 12 min Beechcraft King Air
Cessna 402
Aer Arann RE-XXX Connemara to Aran Islands 18.5 11.5 10 min Britten-Norman Islander
Bahamasair UP 337 Treasure Cay to Marsh Harbour 40 25 15 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Air Berlin AB 4651 Lanzarote to Fuerteventura 60 37 30 min Boeing 737
Air Madagascar MD 407 Antalaha to Maroantsetra 84.8 52.7 30 min DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
Air New Zealand NZ 2451 Wellington to Blenheim 80.4 50 25 min Beechcraft 1900D
Air Pacific FJ 181 Nadi to Malololailai 24.9 15.5 10 min Britten-Norman Islander
Air Saint-Pierre PJ 830/1600 Saint-Pierre to Miquelon 40 25 15 min Cessna 406
Air Seychelles HM 3124 Praslin to Mahe Island 48.9 30.4 15 min Shorts 360-300
Air Tahiti VT 201 Papeete (Faaa) to Moorea 18.0 11.0 15 min ATR 42
Air Tanzania TC 115 Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam 74.2 46.1 30 min Bombardier Dash 8–300
Air Vanuatu NF 243 Ipota to Dillons Bay 6.6 4.1 10 min Britten-Norman Islander
Airphil Express 2P 230/2 Cebu to Bacolod 121 75 40 min Bombardier Dash 8–400
Alaska Airlines AS 65 Wrangell to Petersburg 52.1 32.4 20 min Boeing 737
AmericanConnection RP 5002/5004 Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee 107 67 40 min Embraer ERJ 140
Arkefly OR 365 Curaçao to Bonaire 74.6 46.4 35 min Boeing 767-300ER
Aurigny GR 202 Guernsey to Alderney 32.0 20 12 min Britten-Norman Trislander
B&H Airlines JA 102 Sarajevo to Mostar 71.3 44.3 30 min ATR 72-212
Bearskin Airlines JV 361 Sioux Lookout to Dryden 76.4 47.5 15 min Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner
Canadian North 5T 606/607 Igloolik to Hall Beach 69 43 15 min de Havilland Canada Dash 8
Cape Air 9K 153/167 Hyannis to Martha's Vineyard 41 26 18 min Cessna 402
Caribbean Airlines BW 1502 Trinidad to Tobago 72 45 20 min de Havilland Canada Dash 8, ATR 72-500
Cayman Airways KX 4421 Cayman Brac to Little Cayman 27.7 17.2 10 min DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
Cebu Pacific 5J 126/48 Cebu to Bacolod 121 75 40 min ATR 72-500
China Southern Airlines CZ 303/663 Guangzhou to Hong Kong 118 73.1 50 min Airbus A320
Boeing 737
Cimber Sterling QI 623 Copenhagen to Rønne 147 91 35-40 min ATR 72, Boeing 737-700
Coastal Aviation SC-DAR-ZNZ, SC-ZNZ-DAR Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam 74.2 46.1 20 min Cessna 208
Comores Aviation KR 330 Moheli to Anjouan 74.3 46.2 20 min Let 410
Copenhagen Air Taxi CAT 110 Anholt to Læsø 73 45 20 min Partenavia P.68, Britten Norman Islander
Croatia Airlines OU 632 Zadar to Pula 143 77 35 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Daily Air DA 73XX Taitung to Green Island 38.6 24 15 min Dornier Do 228
Delta Air Lines DL 4709 Minneapolis to Rochester 122 76 35 min Bombardier CRJ200
Dragonair KA 782/786 Hong Kong to Guangzhou 118 73.1 50 min Airbus A320-200
Airbus A321
Easyjet U2 636 Isle of Man to Liverpool 143 89 35 min Airbus A319
Era Alaska ZH835 Kenai to Anchorage 95 59 25 min DeHavilland Dash 8 100
Beechcraft 1900D
Finncomm Airlines FC 167 Varkaus to Savonlinna 66 41 20 min ATR 42-500
Firefly FY 1010/1016 Penang to Langkawi 129 80 35 min ATR 72-500
First Air 7F 822 Igloolik to Hall Beach 69 43 25 min ATR 42-300
Flybe BE 603 Isle of Man to Liverpool 143 89 40 min Bombardier Q400
Freedom Air (Guam) FP 101 Saipan to Tinian 17.4 10.8 10 min Piper PA-31 Navajo
Garuda Indonesia GA 436 Denpasar, Bali to Mataram 104.59 65 35 min Boeing 737
Gol Transportes Aéreos G3 1679 Campina Grande to Recife 141 87.6 35 min Boeing 737-700
Gulf Air GF 101/103/117 Bahrain to Dammam 97 60 35 min Airbus A320
Hapagfly HF 7102 Boa Vista (C.Verde) to Sal 75.1 46.7 40 min Boeing 737
Hawaiian Air HA 170,150 Kahului Maui to Kona 135 84 32 min Boeing 717
Hewa Bora Airways EO 343 Brazzaville to Kinshasa 26 16 20 min Boeing 727
Horizon Air QX2216 Moscow, Idaho to Lewiston ID 40 25 25 min Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Iberia IB 8480/2/6/8 Menorca to Palma Mallorca 130 81 35 min ATR 72, Bombardier Dash 8–300, Bombardier CRJ200
Jazz Air QK 8259 Vancouver to Nanaimo 54.5 33.9 20 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Jet Airways 9W 101 Mumbai to Pune 93 58 30 min Boeing 737
Kan Air KND 741 Chiang Mai to Pai 87 54 30 min Cessna C208 Caravan
Kenya Airways KQ 550 Brazzaville to Kinshasa 26 16 30 min Boeing 737
Kingfisher Airlines IT2404 Bengaluru to Mysooru 140 86 45 min ATR 72-500
LIAT LI 507 St. Kitts to Nevis 14 9 05 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Loganair LOG 353 Westray to Papa Westray 2.7 1.7 02 min Britten-Norman Islander
Luxair LG 9561/9451/9563 Luxembourg to Saarbrücken 80 50 30 min Bombardier Dash 8–400, ERJ 145
Maya Island Air MW 199-222 Belize International Airport to San Pedro Airstrip 55 34 15 min Grand Caravan
Mesaba Aviation XJ 3156/3272/3273/3278 Escanaba to Iron Mountain 80 50 24 min Saab 340
New England Airlines EJ 123 Block Island to Westerly 23.8 14.8 15 min Britten-Norman Islander
NHT Linhas Aéreas NHG 4515 Rio Grande to Pelotas 43.1 26.8 15 min Let 410
Nok Air DD 8202 8208 Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son 119 74 35 min ATR 72-201
Norwegian Air Shuttle DY 1570 Varna to Bourgas 78.7 48.9 30 min Boeing 737
Olympic Airways OA 90 Karpathos to Kasos Island 29.9 18.6 15 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Pacific Wings Unknown Hoolehua to Kalaupapa (MKK-LUP) 14 9 10 min Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
PenAir KS 701 Manokotak to Twin Hills 69.8 43.4 10 min Piper PA-31 Navajo
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Y8 2359 Marilia to Bauru 87 54.1 20 min Embraer 145
Pinnacle Airlines 9E 3970, 9E 4123, 9E 4042, 9E 4269, 9E 3850 Detroit to Flint 90 55 49 min Bombardier CRJ-200
Precision Air PW 450, PW 713, PW 715, PW 730 Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam 74.2 46.1 15 min ATR 42/72
QantasLink QF 2404 Blackwater to Emerald 76.6 47.6 20 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Régional YS 3211/3215 Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon 149 93 40 min Embraer 135
Regional Pacific Airlines QT 120 Warraber Island to Yam Island 9.8 6.1 15 min Britten-Norman Islander
Royal Jordanian RJ 347 Tel Aviv to Amman 112 69.5 45 min Embraer
Ryanair FR 7682 Glasgow-Prestwick to City of Derry 148 92 45 min Boeing 737-800
Sansa RZ 602 San José to Quepos 54.1 33.6 34 min Grand Caravan
SATA SP 1690 Funchal to Porto Santo 58 36 20 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Seaborne Airlines BB 164 St Thomas Island to St Croix Island 71.3 44.3 25 min DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
SGA Airlines 5E 941 943 945 947 949 Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son 119 74 35 min Saab 340
SkyKing RU 8510 Grand Turk to Salt Cay 38.9 24.2 10 min DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
Swiss European Air Lines LX 2990 Zurich to Basel 79 49 35 min Avro RJ100
TAM Airlines JJ 3675 São Paulo-Guarulhos to Campinas-Viracopos 80.6 50.1 20 min Airbus 320
TAME Ecuador EQ 170 Cuenca (Mariscal Lamar) to Guayaquil (Simon Bolivar Int'l 128 80 25 min E170
TEAM Linhas Aéreas TE 6865 Macaé to Campos 86.2 53.6 15 min Let 410
Thai Airways International TG 3412 3414 operate by Nok Air Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son 119 74 35 min ATR 72-201
TRIP Linhas Aéreas T4 5404 São Paulo-Guarulhos to Campinas-Viracopos 80.6 50.1 20 min Embraer 190
Tropic Air PM 10/11, PM 20/21, PM 30/31, PM 40/41, PM 50/51, PM 60/61, PM 70/71, PM 80/81, PM 90/91, PM 100/101, PM 110/111 Belize International Airport to San Pedro Airstrip 55 34 15 min Grand Caravan
Tyrolean Airways VO 963 973 977
VO 975
Vienna to Graz 143 89 35 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Fokker 70
Tyrolean Airways VO 951 957 Vienna to Linz 153 95 40 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Uni Air B7 639 Chiayi to Makung 81.9 50.9 30 min De Havilland Canada Dash 8|-
United Airlines UA 370 Kahului Maui to Kona 135 84 35 min Boeing 777
US Airways Baltimore to Philadelphia 145 90 39 min Airbus A319 Boeing 737-300
Widerøe WF 934 Kirkenes to Vadsø 38.6 24 15 min Bombardier Dash 8–100
Winair WM 441 St Maarten to Saba 48 30 12 min DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
Wings of Alaska KS 242 Skagway to Haines 28.6 17.8 15 min Grand Caravan
ZanAir B4 303 Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam 74.2 46.1 20 min Let 410
Zest Air Z2 200 Manila to Marinduque 154 96 50 min Xian MA60
Avianca AVA 9302 Bogota to Rionegro 150 94 50 min , Airbus A320, Airbus A319, Airbus A318, Fokker 50

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  54. ^ HS-TJH
  55. ^ HS-TK*
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  57. ^ WestJet launches service to Maui

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