Aviation Explained: What Happens to Your Body on a Long-Haul Flight?

Back in 2021, Air India scripted history by successfully travelling over the North Pole to undertake the world’s longest air route flying between San Francisco and Bengaluru, covering a distance of about 16,000 kilometres, continuously flying for over 17 hours. In a few years, long haul will become even longer. Qantas, the Australian Airline has announced that from late 2025, it will fly passengers on non-stop flights from Australia’s east coast to London that would see you in the air for more than 19 hours in one stretch. While the planes are getting better and better so complete such arduous journey, what will happen to your body during one of these longer flights? 

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