World’s Shortest Flight to be Continued Steph Spencer January 14 News, Scotland, Transportation This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure. Papa Westray © Alan Denney A new contract has been awarded for the world’s shortest scheduled flight. Flights from Westray to Papa Westray in Orkney, Scotland can last as little as 47 seconds in favourable winds, and the incumbent airline faced competition from two other carriers. In the end the contract for the serves was awarded to Loganair, which has operated this route since 1967. Read more in The Telegraph. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let's Make Sure You're Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. × nine = forty five Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.