Secret Life of the Long Haul Flight

  • Published on:  11/12/2017
  • This 2017 documentary tells the story of the long haul flight. Step inside the Qantas A380 as they make the 11,000 Mile journey from London, England to Sydney, Australia. Each year over 300 million passengers fly over 6 billion miles on long-haul flights. Like flying hotels they transport people across the world in comfort and style but what does it take to keep the giants in the sky?

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  • Anishia Omari (2 days ago)

    Nobody talks about the drive

  • Charlie Schuyler (4 days ago)

    That depends on situation like if a passenger is having a siezure or heart attack etc the have to deal with it as that could mean life or death plus they probably haven't gotten a doctor's degree

  • Ed Petrovski (Dec 14, 2018)

    There was a time when I actually liked flying. Y'all may not believe it but a passenger could walk up to the ticket counter half an hour before departure, buy a ticket with cash, check bags for free, walk down to the gate and get on the plane with nobody asking for an ID. No metal detectors or X-Ray, no TSA document/identity check, no baggage inspection.....nothing. People were well dressed, polite and respectful, cabin crews were happy to help you with anything, food was...well...not bad even in ec...

  • Chad (Feb 14, 2019)

    +terrythekittie That's incorrect actually. Air is constantly being cycled through the cabin, whether it saves money or not. The pressurisation system is not airtight, and bleeds air by design, so new air is constantly being pumped in to replace it.

  • Larry Maxwell (Feb 12, 2019)

    That's when people were truely afraid of breaking the law because we had strictor punishment and it was in a time when every other country feared the USA because foreigners were fetted before being allowed into our country and security in other countries respected the USA more and nobody screwed with us! Only way a plane would crash was due to engines falling off the plane or maintenance defects or pilot errors! Now the Democrats want all thugs killers and terrorists coming into our country without bei...

  • Sasha Paramesthi (Oct 13, 2018)

    You know it's not an American documentary because there is no overly-dramatic scenes. Very well made..

  • squidly1117 (Jan 19, 2019)

    In other words, boring. jk

  • Yolo solo (Jan 19, 2019)

    +LetrellDisney Games please check your spelling before posting.

  • How dare you show a 737 wing while on an a380

  • Parth Jain (Dec 22, 2018)

    U guys forgot NORTH KOREA

  • Lol Berger (Nov 17, 2018)

    Thank you I thought I was the only one who noticed

  • aaron borglum (Oct 14, 2018)

    Animal welfare is top priority for all airlines. Not united

  • unclesamlostson (Jan 23, 2019)


  • raaspider (Jan 13, 2019)

    they lose your dog mid way and have no clue where it went

  • ainul mardiah (Sep 16, 2018)

    this vid increases my appreciation to all people who contribute to the journey. Btw, I am curious about how the pilots take their time off

  • Jeremy Newcombe (Jan 5, 2019)

    On long haul flights such as this (pretty sure regulation is for over 10 hours), you have two crews. One crew monitors take off and landing, then sleeps in between. The other sits in the cockpit throughout the flight.

  • Orion E (Jan 2, 2019)

    +Lester Nash I don't see how you think that people view pilots as the least important? The elements that passengers think about are first and foremost the pilots ... then the cabin crew. The doco did a good job of shifting away from the cockpit and shedding at least some light on all the other teams that are never seen.

  • Zzzlife Zzzlife (Sep 15, 2018)

    What an incredible documentary!!! Beautifully woven with real-life human stories, which are very touching as well. .From an infant to an old man, from animals to machines, from outside crews to inside crews, all nicely covered. Very well done. I have taken many 16-18 hour flights and able to appreciate every moment shown in this documentary. I thoroughly enjoyed every second of this movie. Thank you for making this documentary.

  • Keyword Planner (Nov 6, 2018)

    Roll Royce car been carried by Airbus 380 powered by Roll Royce engine,how ironic it was

  • Brian Colbert (Feb 11, 2019)

    Best jet engines ever built. Seen a documentary on the building of these monsters and what blows my mind is the hand made fuel injectors that are so precise

  • J FP (Sep 2, 2018)

    really didn't need the lesbian story

  • Shulamit Golan (Feb 12, 2019)

    No need at all !!!

  • Ugochukwu Udeozo (Jan 22, 2019)

    +Barb Keen you are very correct,about God's Word on judging one another,we should never Judge others,and as a christian I try not to judge people,..however,i care about the final destination of the soul of the individual who decides to live their life their own way, rather than God's way ,bc God's Word that you refered to also admonishs us among other things to refrain from homosexual relationships,... individual opinions,or general acceptance of homosexuality in our societies does not make it right b4...

  • kiney0713 (Oct 26, 2018)

    What a fantastic documentary! So well made and so very gripping! Hats off Chris & crew.

  • khalid company  (Jan 29, 2019)

    Yes indeed