On Saturday, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Qantas will leave Perth, Australia as well as fly non-stop to London Heathrow.
The flight will be the first commercial passenger jet to connect the two countries directly as well as the 9,010 miles will take just over 17 hours to complete.
The flight will carry 236 passengers across business, premium economy, as well as economy cabins. which number has been trimmed back to allow for more fuel.
While which signals a brand-new era of efficient engines as well as lightweight composite structures, which will not win the title of the globe’s longest flight.
CNBC takes a look at the current routes guaranteed to weary any hardened traveler.