• Airline passengers endured a 13-hour flight to nowhere after their plane to New Zealand was forced to turn back mid-flight

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    An Emirates jet flew almost halfway to New Zealand from Dubai before being forced to turn back. SOPA Images/Getty Images
    An Emirates flight from Dubai to Auckland had to turn back halfway through its 8,824-mile journey.
    Passengers spent around 13 hours in the air, only to end up right where they'd started.
    The aircraft couldn't land at Auckland International Airport due to major flooding and heavy rain.
    Passengers spent more than 13 hours flying onboard an Emirates flight only to land right back where they'd started. Flight EK448 departed from Dubai International Airport at around 10:30...
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