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These fascinating flying stories soared above a turbulent year

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The pandemic dominated air travel in 2020, but that wasn't the only aviation story worth telling.

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These fascinating flying stories soared above a turbulent year

These fascinating flying stories soared above a turbulent year

The pandemic dominated air travel in 2020, but that wasn't the only aviation story worth telling.

Tupolev Tu-404: the biggest airliner ever designed

Tupolev Tu-404: the biggest airliner ever designed

Close your eyes and imagine the biggest passenger aircraft you can. Airbus A380, right? Now triple its size, add Aeroflot livery, and there you have it: Tupolev Tu-404, a stupendously large ...

Qantas is about to test the world's longest nonstop flight, taking passengers from New York to Australia in 20 hours

Qantas is about to test the world's longest nonstop flight, taking passengers from New York to Australia in 20 hours

A flight from New York to Sydney is just under 10,000 miles and 20 hours. Qantas plans to run a test of the world's longest flight on Friday.

Top 10 safest airlines in the world for 2020

Top 10 safest airlines in the world for 2020

From Cathay Pacific to Qantas, here's a list of the world's 10 safest airlines, which all lead the industry in virtually every major safety advancement

Back to the 18-inch screen. It's running Singapore KrisWorld in-flight entertainment system.

Back to the 18-inch screen. It's running Singapore KrisWorld in-flight entertainment system.

Singapore Airlines relaunched the longest flight in the world between Newark Liberty International Airport just outside of New York City and Changi Airport in Singapore. The flight covers ...

Boeing 777X: World’s largest twin-engine plane completes maiden flight

Boeing 777X: World’s largest twin-engine plane completes maiden flight

The 777X is fitted with retractable wingtips that will allow it to fit into many more airports

Qantas Project Sunrise: here's what you need to know

Qantas Project Sunrise: here's what you need to know

Let Executive Traveller get you up to speed with all the facts on Qantas' non-stop Project Sunrise flights.