787s for the Short-Haul

We’re all familiar with the amazing 15+ hour flights flown by the 787 Dreamliner. It’s one of my favorite aircraft to fly in Infinite Flight. There are times, however, that I want to fly the 787, but don’t have the available hours for a long-haul flight. Striving for realism, I decided to do a little research on the shortest real-world routes operated by the 787. Here are the top 10 (starting with the shortest):

  1. TUI - Bonaire to Curacao - 74 km/46 mi
  2. Ethiopian - Malabo to Douala - 116 km/72 mi
  3. TUI - Aruba to Curacao - 119 km/74 mi
  4. Qatar - Doha to Bahrain - 146 km/91 mi
  5. Ethiopian - Paris to Brussels - 253 km/157 mi
  6. ANA - Tokyo to Toyama - 261 km/162 mi
  7. ANA - Tokyo to Komatsu - 315 km/196 mi
  8. Qatar - Doha to Dubai - 377 km/234 mi
  9. ANA - Tokyo to Osaka - 402 km/250 mi
  10. Ethiopian - Lusaka to Harare - 402 km/250 mi

The 787 is one of the most versatile aircraft flying today. The fact that it can be successfully utilized on these shorter routes makes it a flexible and valuable asset to the world’s airlines.

(Source: Routesonline)

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Thanks now I can do this routes in infinite flight and gain some quick xp while also flying a nice plane

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I agree its a versatile plane,its a nice plane but i’m getting bored with 787…i dunno why actually…

Most of those are shuttles, fill the aircraft up by using a ‘stop-over’. A very common practice where the destinations require a LH jet but the individual destination passenger demand wouldn’t fill it.

Antigua to St Kitts uses a 777, overkill but it fills the jet up out of London.

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The B787 doesn’t have anything special, the B77W’s, A330, A340 etc all used to do the 30 minute flight from Doha to Dubai.

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Auckland to Christchurch?

787-9

Actually that’s 1,076.2 km

Crazy how short these routes are .

1,076 km that’s to much 🤣🤣
EDIT-He’s correct you know it 1,076.2 KM

Edit airport to airprot roughly 700km

Extra 300 km must be by car
/ ferry route

Edit: 747 km wowWow I know this route destiny it deserves 747

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Ethiopian has 787-8 Flights from ESSA-ENGM btw.
1 hour and 5 minutes.

Pakistan has EKCH-ENGM with 777.

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I flew on AAL from LAX to ORD on a 787. It was 3 hours and not as short as some of these but for being in the US it was pretty short

Also, I did this in real life, not Infinite Flight

Doha to dubai is no more

You can also pretend like you are doing a repositioning Flight! United has done a 787-8 from San Francisco to LA which is an hour on a plane at .78.

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LAX/SFO-DEN occasionally uses 777-200s and 787-8/9s.

I flew the 1st route it was very short only 20 minutes Gate to Gate

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