What It's Like To Test The World's Longest Flight

Transportation reporter David Slotnick flew on a nearly 20-hour flight from New York City to Sydney. The Qantas Airways route was a test to see how the world's longest flights affect the human body. David was one of just 40 passengers on board to participate in the first experimental flight.
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What It's Like To Test The World's Longest Flight


  1. Rossana Evaristo

    Rossana Evaristoپیش 22 ساعت

    I could never do this flight I’d go insane

  2. Leah Dada

    Leah Dadaپیش روز

    Wait, the longest flight is only 19 hours?

  3. Hope

    Hopeپیش روز

    At 10 years old I took a 18.5 hour flight in economy, crammed as ever but it was fine. This video is only for marketing and ads

  4. Clara Rogalinski

    Clara Rogalinskiپیش روز

    Please don’t

  5. Simon Wick

    Simon Wickپیش روز

    In 2007 I flew from Zurich to Singapore direct. That also took 17.5 hours.

  6. privateplatiboi plati

    privateplatiboi platiپیش روز

    Ive.been in an 18 hour flight

  7. Un Stoppable

    Un Stoppableپیش روز

    I’m watching this and I’m terrified of planes, we are not the same lmao

  8. Live0 Liveo

    Live0 Liveoپیش 2 روز

    In the thumbnail why is everyone doing EXACT SAME exercise...

  9. Ephemeradude

    Ephemeradudeپیش 2 روز

    Methinks he should try this flight again cooped up in cattle class on a full service, with just enough room to daintily lift his plastic cup to his mouth while doing FaceTime. His opinion of a dream 19 hour flight, leaving refreshed and ready to face the outside world might be quite different....quelle knob.

  10. Laney Paulk

    Laney Paulkپیش 2 روز

    Another big factor in why he feels so good when getting off the plane is the plane design itself. 787s are the lates Boeing model, not as big as the 777s, but better designs to keep passengers comfortable. When you go on a plane, the air pressure around the plane drop of course, so the plane is full of dry air that sucks the moister out of your skin. The 787s are designed to keep the moister in the air, instead of sucking it out of your skin. I know it doesn’t sound like much, but it does more than you’d think.

  11. Lilian van Leeuwen

    Lilian van Leeuwenپیش 2 روز

    Since everyone is telling whats the longest flight they have ever been on is: My longest flight was 4 and a half hours

  12. KungKokkos

    KungKokkosپیش 2 روز

    I cant see it as a huge problem to spend 20 hours in first class, or even the cheaper seats when you are alone on the plane. Having to be careful not to invade your seatmates areas and climb over them for toilets etc is a WHOLE OTHER STORY.

  13. Olive Juice

    Olive Juiceپیش 3 روز

    My longest flight whas 23 hours

  14. BMW 335I

    BMW 335Iپیش 3 روز

    My grandmother flys to Taiwan every year 22 hour flight

  15. B B

    B Bپیش 3 روز

    Now test in economy and see how you fare.

  16. Lukas

    Lukasپیش 23 ساعت

    B B I think they use an A350-1000 only equipped with business and first class seats. Without a flat bed you can‘t survive the flight :D

  17. Zaher Chamseddin

    Zaher Chamseddinپیش 3 روز

    I have been on a 16 hour flight in economy class that was almost packed. I was in middle seat between a fat indian man and a skinny guy. Both kept their arms on the arm seat leaving my arms on my lap most of the trip. It was torture in the sky. The fat indian dude was abke to sleep throughout the flight. It's really bad to fly when you can't sleep. You just want to jump out of the plane. It's probably worse than prison, because in prison you can at least move around.

  18. Cutie 479

    Cutie 479پیش 3 روز

    I would never be able to take this flight in Economy. I don’t think anybody could.

  19. Cutie 479

    Cutie 479پیش 3 روز

    People always are mad when they have to stop for a layover, but I think: wouldn’t you rather do that then stay in the air for15 hours with no break?

  20. irelandbloke

    irelandblokeپیش 3 روز

    Wow that's a long flight. Imagine a 19 hour flight on a Ryanair 737-800.....

  21. Justin

    Justinپیش 3 روز

    Try flying ECONOMY, not BUSINESS class

  22. 4vndd

    4vnddپیش 4 روز

    Controlled environment video...on ultra long haul..in economy class...with a full flight and infants on board..try that my friend..and then write your journalistic peice..

  23. lostn65

    lostn65پیش 4 روز

    if you want to test it for real, sit in economy not business class.

  24. Maria queen09

    Maria queen09پیش 4 روز

    you could lay down and sleep no shit you're not gonna be as jetlag compared to the little seats and constantly sitting up with annoying kids screaming and babies or being able to hardly move in your seat 😒😂

  25. Ve3rcitys

    Ve3rcitysپیش 4 روز

    One time I was on a 14-15 hour flight from Toronto, Canada to Lahore, Pakistan. It was like hell there where legit kids running around everywhere we literally couldn’t do anything, the Tv’s were from the 1940’s only 2 Bathrooms (100+ people on the plane so we had to wait like half an hour to go to the bathroom once). Like idk if I’m being ungrateful if i am then I’m sorry I’m being annoying because I know that some people can not afford to fly in planes which not to sound rude I’m sorry Life will get better. Edit: I was in Economy class

  26. H.R. Paiva

    H.R. Paivaپیش 4 روز

    I would stay 70 hours in an empty plane, on first class, with good food

  27. Iqra Amin

    Iqra Aminپیش 4 روز

    Sam Chui was on this exact flight and reviewed this flight too

  28. Chicken and Noodles

    Chicken and Noodlesپیش 5 روز

    Sign me up

  29. Really Emma

    Really Emmaپیش 5 روز

    I'd prefer this to breaking the flight around the world

  30. Dylan Simons

    Dylan Simonsپیش 5 روز

    The thing is 19h in economy

  31. Chloven Tan

    Chloven Tanپیش 6 روز

    try sleeping in economic flight lmao. 30 mins is the max u can sleep in one go

  32. tom

    tomپیش 6 روز

    I’m down to take this flight, it seems fun

  33. CapoCrayon

    CapoCrayonپیش 6 روز

    I had 17 hour ride to Italy in a shitty traveling bus with tight seats and bumpy roads and that was hell. This would be so comfortable...

  34. A N/A

    A N/Aپیش 6 روز

    For all the condescending people down here, this will not be offered to economy because it will be unbearable, heavy and cramped. "Cool. Try it economy." No, they will not try it in economy. The test is for exactly what you see in the video.

  35. O l y B o o

    O l y B o oپیش 6 روز

    I would love to do this I love airplanes lol

  36. James Preston

    James Prestonپیش 6 روز

    This is possible the most stupid experiment I’ve seen!

  37. Jew boy

    Jew boyپیش 6 روز

    my spotify playlist is only 14 hours.....

  38. Maryland Car Guy

    Maryland Car Guyپیش 6 روز

    So how did you stay awake? *M A C A R E N A*

  39. Maryland Car Guy

    Maryland Car Guyپیش 6 روز

    I’ve flown from BWI (Maryland) to Tokyo Japan it was about 14 hours

  40. Jan ŽATECKÝ

    Jan ŽATECKÝپیش 7 روز

    Praga _spain 30 hours by bus so

  41. Camille C.

    Camille C.پیش 7 روز

    I sit on 16 hour direct flights every year in economy and I'm fine. I can do another 3 hours in economy so what you are doing isnt that impressive 😂🤣😅 Although do keep in mind I'm 5'2 so the small leg space doesn't bother me as much

  42. Kawai Otaku

    Kawai Otakuپیش 7 روز

    Bruh from my country to usa takes around 27 hours

  43. ankur agrawal

    ankur agrawalپیش 7 روز

    Business class and 20 hours not a tough call

  44. fleet yeet

    fleet yeetپیش 7 روز

    The longest flight I took was around 13 hours, the best way to get through would be sleeping and going to the washroom as much as possible to keep yourself moving.

  45. Mia Lew

    Mia Lewپیش 7 روز

    I’m barely able to get through a 6 hour flight😂😂😂

  46. MeMe LxRd

    MeMe LxRdپیش 7 روز

    I barely survived my flight from San Diego to Honolulu and it’s only 6 hours lol but that’s when I was younger so idk if it’ll be the same way for when I go during spring break

  47. Keira Rodriguez

    Keira Rodriguezپیش 7 روز

    People complain about this guy complaining when they don’t really even know what it was like so please, if you have any complaints or just nothing kind to say at all, do everyone a favor and don’t say it.

  48. Vino sitas

    Vino sitasپیش 7 روز

    Great results. Now I know that I wont endure any problems during this flight as long as I'm filty rich and be able to afford business. awesome.

  49. Hey It’s Ben

    Hey It’s Benپیش 7 روز

    I’d go on a flight for 24 hours with business class seats and good food.

  50. Fira Syam

    Fira Syamپیش 7 روز

    is it only me who actually enjoy flight?

  51. Noob Man

    Noob Manپیش 6 روز

    I enjoy it too

  52. AJosh Droid

    AJosh Droidپیش 8 روز

    New Zealand to Dubai is pretty long, one of the longest in the world, Ive only done it twice but it wasnt that bad, even in economy.

  53. SARAH !

    SARAH !پیش 8 روز

    To get to Lebanon from Australia it’s a 3 day flight so this isn’t the longest flight

  54. Karl CS

    Karl CSپیش 6 روز

    SARAH ! What kind of plane takes 3 days lmao

  55. Wulfric Gacha

    Wulfric Gachaپیش 8 روز

    Last year, i took the qantas flight from Perth to London, 17 hrs, non stop. I was in economy. Window seat. With family. It. Was hell. You had no room, food sucked, felt sticky and tired whole time. At least i ad a wall to lean against.” It wasn’t as hard on my body” NO JOKE! You had good food proper bed, o waiting in line for bathroom, and no babies crying for 2 hrs straight! This is definitely not an accurate representation

  56. we dont talk about what A.R.M.Y stands for

    we dont talk about what A.R.M.Y stands forپیش 8 روز

    Food designed to induced people to sleep. . . Carefull with that 😂

  57. TopHatCarrot

    TopHatCarrotپیش 8 روز

    I’m still confused why they didn’t just send some gamers to test the flights

  58. StrawHatsYT

    StrawHatsYTپیش 8 روز

    The. Earth is flat

  59. Guinea_ Pigs

    Guinea_ Pigsپیش 8 روز

    No one: If Charlie was on the flight: TIKTOK THE WHOLE WAY!!

  60. Trev kevs

    Trev kevsپیش 8 روز

    I live In sydney!

  61. Hanif Wafa

    Hanif Wafaپیش 8 روز

    Fake the is earth is flat

  62. Honda CRV

    Honda CRVپیش 8 روز

    8 hours is torture to me. Imagine 19.

  63. Samantha Brett

    Samantha Brettپیش 8 روز

    I call bullshit on this “test”