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Roger

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Air travels
« on: February 06, 2017, 03:56:21 PM »

Just amazing to me - Qatar's new flight, Doha-Auckland, lands after 16 hrs 23 minutes. I would have thought they'd use a 4 engined plane but it was a Boeing 777-200 LR. Too long cooped up for me but a great service if you need it.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/06/worlds-longest-non-stop-commercial-flight-lands-new-zealand-doha
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Re: Air travels
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2017, 05:56:02 PM »

Just amazing to me - Qatar's new flight, Doha-Auckland, lands after 16 hrs 23 minutes. I would have thought they'd use a 4 engined plane but it was a Boeing 777-200 LR. Too long cooped up for me but a great service if you need it.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/06/worlds-longest-non-stop-commercial-flight-lands-new-zealand-doha
Toooooooo Long if you are 'cooped up' in Economy,,,,,DVT case will abound!
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