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Why are ultra long haul flights booming again?

Raunaq Q.’s question answered:

As new technology has developed, with airplanes capable of flying longer distances the ultra long-hauls have become a reality.

Research among the airline’s route planners also show that most passengers prefer the convenience of nonstop flights. This as opposed to changing flights on long-haul trips.

It wasn’t long ago that a 12-hour non-stop flight was the limit of time an airplane could stay in the air without stopping for refueling.

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The cons of these types of flights, however, is that it’s hard on our bodies to be stuck in that “metal-tube” for ie 17 hours at a time.

Thus, the development of the long-haul capabilities has also contributed to another development of renewed interest in supersonic flight.

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