19-hour flight sees pilots lauded, but how about us doctors?

This week, aviation history was made, when Qantas flight QF7879 became the world’s longest-ever commercial flight.

Qantas crew
Qantas crew celebrate at the end of the flight. Photo: AAP

Six pilots teamed up to complete the mammoth feat, working in shifts to carefully ensure their fatigue was appropriately managed.1

Specialist sleep scientists and doctors closely observed the