Aviation's latest insanity

Updated: Jul 16


Qantas Boeing 787

Australian airline Qantas has announced plans to fly non-stop from London and New York to Sydney - a 20 hour flight. Flights will require two crews so that one can rest. Passengers will have areas where they can exercise to reduce the health risk arising from sitting on their backsides for so long.


The biggest insanity of all is that 60% of the huge load of fuel required for the journey will be burnt in ... carrying the huge load of fuel required for the journey! Read more here