World’s longest flight, Singapore to New York, debuts at over 18 hours in the air
Singapore Airlines has re-introduced the world's longest flight, a 10,300-mile journey from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, near New York City. The flight has room for about 150 passengers and requires four pilots and thirteen flight attendants. Singapore Airlines is hoping this route can be profitable by using the newest long-haul planes made of lighter carbon fiber. They are also only selling premium seats for this flight. Learn the phrasal verb "pay off."