On 29th March, a private B787-8 Dreamliner, managed by Comlux and with registration P4-787, made history with a non-stop flight from Seoul Incheon to Buenos Aires. The flight lasted 20 hours and 19 minutes, making it the longest Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight and the longest flight distance between two cities ever recorded!
Aruba registered P4-787 is ex-Aeromexico N961AM.
Here is the flight data provided by Comlux:
Seoul RKSI 28/03 03:47 UTC (28/03 12:47 LT) – Buenos Aires SAEZ 29/03 00:26 UTC (28/03 21:26 LT)
- Block time 20h39’
- Flight time 20h19’
- Fuel remaining 8.2 Tons (for another 1h30’)
The flight crew completed the 10,520 NM route connecting the true antipodes. The flight was piloted by Argentine Captain Enrique Piñeyro.
Amanecer sobre Corea visto desde la cabina del Boeing 787 pic.twitter.com/MxMezZnf1e
— Enrique Piñeyro (@epineyro_ok) March 30, 2021
“Great achievement by Captain Enrique Pineyro and his six crew members! We are proud to support them with our dispatch team!!”
Andrea Zanetto, CEO Comlux Aviation