Saturday, 20 October, 2018

This Hawaiian Airlines Flight Took Off in 2018 and Landed in 2017

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Jay Anderson | 03 January, 2018, 01:59

A flight leaving Auckland, New Zealand took off at 12:05 a.m. on January 1 after a brief delay pushed the departure into the new year. That meant the eight-hour flight landed at 10:16 a.m. on December 31, 2017. The incredible time traveling flight was pointed out by the flight tracking website Flightradar24's Twitter account.

Passengers on Hawaiian Airlines flight HA446 got to welcome in 2018 once in New Zealand, before jetting back to 2017 in Honolulu where they could do it all again. Still a pseudo-time travel jaunt, but not quite as spectacular.

It's not so complicated and apparently very common.




In between New Zealand and Hawaii lies the global date line and so the former is 23 hours ahead of the later. Sam Sweeney, a transportation reporter for Washington, DC, station WJLA, was the first to notice the sci-fi-esque take-off and landing times of the flight. Eight hours later, when it landed in Honolulu, it was still December 31, 2017.

The airline managed to take passengers "back in time" after a flight leaving New Zealand on Monday arrived in Hawaii on Sunday due to the time difference.

Celebrations to ring in the new year have rippled across the globe, from New Zealand, Australia and Singapore to the United States.

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