The frequent flyer alliance is rapidly becoming a two horse race between the Star Alliance and One World Airlines. There are a number of choices for flights from USA to Australia inside each alliance. My personal opinion is that the continued devaluation of frequent flyer miles and shortening of level expiry intervals makes loyalty to 1 airline or alliance uneconomic.
Nonetheless, none of those flights examine to the longest ever business route: the discontinued Newark to Singapore flight on Singapore Airlines. With a distance of 9,535 miles and a scheduled flight time of 18 hours and 50 minutes, none of the present longest flight records come shut.
I’am on the lookout for information on James Blaine Crozier, my uncle, who was a navigator on a B17. Most of my data on him has been misplaced by the use of the years. I remember he was within the Military Air … Read More