Fastest circumnavigation by scheduled flights, visiting six continents
Who
Michael Quandt
What
66/31 hour(s):minute(s)
Where
Singapore ()
When
Michael Quandt (Germany), travel editor of the newspaper Bild am Sonntag, flew around the world via six continents on scheduled flights in a time of 66 hr 31 min from 6-8 July 2004. The journey started and finished in Singapore and proceeded via Sydney (Australia), Los Angeles (USA), Houston (USA), Caracas (Venezuela), London (UK), Cairo (Egypt) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). The journey started at 17:14 on 5 July (UTC) and finished at 11:45 on 8 July (UTC).