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