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For those of you who’d rather venture south to see amazing natural phenomenons, here’s a new one to add to your travel bucket lists: A chartered flight recently completed its first successful flight to view the Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, with stunning results. The flight, which lasted a total of seven hours, flew south from Dunedin, New Zealand, zig-zagging across the international dateline to give its passengers a close-up look.
— Ian Griffin (@iangriffin) March 23, 2017
The Boeing 767 flight cost travelers $3,950 per pair of window seats in economy and $8,500 per pair of window seats in business. Check out the video below to see what the view was like.
H/T: New Zealand Herald
Featured image courtesy of Xavier Hoenner Photography via Getty Images.
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