Boeing, airlines think travelers will pay for extra-long flights

11/14/2005 | Wall Street Journal (free content), The

Boeing's 777-200LR set a new distance record last week for a jetliner its size on a flight that lasted nearly 23 hours. Boeing believes many travelers will pay to fly long, nonstop trips to avoid changing planes. Airlines have not decided what amenities they will offer on the long flights. Boeing's Director of Product Marketing Randy Tinseth said Internet connections and cell phone availability may become standard on long flights.

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