TIL Emirates and Qatar Airways fly nonstop from Dubai and Doha to the US West Coast (San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles), coming within a few degrees of latitude of the North Pole by whatilearned April 20, 2022, 2:48 am Read more: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/QTR737 What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote AirwaysAngelescoastComingdegreesDohaDubaiEmiratesflyFranciscolatitudelosnonstopNorthpoleQatarSanSeattleTILToday I learnedWest See more Previous article r/starterpack users friendly encounter with Donald Trump Next article TIL South Koreans hay 3 ways to measure age. In the traditional social method, a baby is considered 1 year old at birth, then 2 years old on January 1 regardless of birth date. A baby born on December 30 would be considered 2 years old only 2 days after it’s birth. 8 Comments Leave a Reply That’s really neat, also a confounding nightmare scenario for a flat earther. Log in to Reply I never knew that! Thank You for sharing… wow! Log in to Reply Long ass flight Log in to Reply Doha to Dallas was 16.5 hours. Just flew it on 12 Apr. tough. So west must be more. Log in to Reply What a change of scenery! Log in to Reply There is a reason Anchorage, Alaska is one of the biggest cargo air hubs in the world. The Arctic is the fastest route from Asia and many parts of Europe to North America. It makes a lot more sense looking at a globe than looking at a map. https://onemileatatime.com/alaska-global-airline-hub/ Log in to Reply Flew from O’Hare to Qatar, was pretty wild watching the flight tracker. Log in to Reply Flying over the north pole is very common because its closer distance-wise. Most flights from Asia to N. America that are Trans-Atlantic, fly the polar route. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.