On Saturday, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner carry oned by Qantas left Perth, Australia and flew non-stop to London Heathrow.
The swarm was the first commercial passenger jet to connect the two countries directly and the 9,010 miles took upstanding over 17 hours to complete.
The flight carried over 200 fares across business, premium economy, and economy cabins. That add up had been trimmed back to allow for more fuel.
While it signals a new era of economic engines and lightweight composite structures, it has not won the title of the world’s longest scarper.
CNBC takes a look at the current routes guaranteed to weary any froze traveler.