At 14,193 km, Dubai (DXB) – Auckland (AKL) is the longest Airbus A380 non-stop flight in the world. The service, operated by Emirates, connects the airline’s home hub with New Zealand’s largest city.
Emirates began the route in March 2016, originally using Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, but it was upgraded in December 2016 to an A380.
Qantas’ route between Sydney (SYD) and Dallas (DFW) is the second longest at 13,802 km, followed by Dubai (DXB) – Los Angeles (LAX), which is served by Emirates and is 13,395 km by distance.
The top five is completed by Dubai (DXB) – Houston (IAH) at 13,118 km and Dubai (DXB) – San Francisco (SFO) at 13,013 km.
Emirates features six times in the top ten alongside Qantas (three) and Qatar Airways (once).