In 1873, the French writer Jules Verne wrote the novel Around the World in 80 Days. Now, we are living in 21st century and Slovak airline Air Explore and travel agency CK Bubo started almost same adventure. But not in 80 days, but a little faster 🙂
For this very special event, Boeing 737-8BK(WL) with registration OM-KEX was upgraded Classic seating with 189 seats was changed to more comfortable with 104 seats.
The journey started at Bratislava with flight to Jordan city Aqaba. Next stops were Delhi, Seoul, Petropavlovsk–Kamchatsky, Vancouver, Cancun, Lima, Rio de Janeiro, Fortaleza, Amílcar Cabral, Roma and Bratislava.
Flight from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Vancouver was for Air Explore first ETOPS flight and during this flight, they also crossed date border.
BTS – AQJ – flight duration 03:36 (8.11.2019)
AQJ – DEL – flight duration 05:39 (10.11.2019)
DEL – ICN – flight duration 06:00 (12.11.2019)
ICN – PKC – flight duration 04:05 (15.11.2019)
PKC – YVR – flight duration 06:21 (16.11.2019)
YVR – CUN – flight duration 05:34 (15.11.2019)
CUN – LIM – flight duration 04:41 (19.11.2019)
LIM – GIG – flight duration 06:15 (21.11.2019)
GIG – FOR – flight duration 02:47 (23.11.2019)
FOR – SID – flight duration 03:36 (25.11.2019)
SID – FCO – flight duration 05:26 (25.11.2019)
FCO – BTS – flight duration 01:24 (26.11.2019)
The trip around the world was for clients who wanted to see some of the seven wonders of the world and other interesting places with their own eyes. Travelers visited city of Petra (Jordan), Taj Mahal, Chichen Itza, Ands, Machu Picchu, the Copacabana beach, Corcovado hill, Colosseum.