At what altitude do airliners fly on long-distance flights?

approx 10,000 ft
approx 20,000 ft
approx 35,000 ft
approx 50,000 ft
Air­planes fly at high al­ti­tudes because of the re­duc­tion in drag, and to get into the jet streams. The Polar Jet stream ranges from 23,000 ft to 40,000 ft. The sub tropical jet stream range from 33,0000 ft to 50,000 ft.

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approx 10,000 ft
approx 20,000 ft
approx 35,000 ft
approx 50,000 ft
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flagSweden
0%
0%
100%
0%
12
flagSwitzerland
0%
0%
92%
7%
13
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
0%
90%
9%
11
flagNorway
0%
0%
82%
11%
17
flagFrance
0%
11%
82%
5%
17
flagthe United Kingdom
3%
5%
81%
7%
255
flagthe Netherlands
0%
6%
81%
12%
33
flagGermany
4%
7%
75%
11%
126
flagPoland
4%
10%
73%
11%
8930
flagSpain
0%
13%
73%
13%
15
flagthe United States
8%
11%
70%
7%
344
flagCanada
6%
9%
70%
12%
31
flagItaly
4%
8%
70%
16%
24
flagDenmark
20%
0%
70%
10%
10
flagAustralia
11%
11%
66%
7%
27
flagUnknown
8%
15%
64%
12%
398
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
19%
64%
16%
31
flagIndonesia
20%
0%
60%
20%
10
flagIndia
16%
22%
44%
12%
115
flagthe Philippines
15%
15%
38%
23%
13

Gender

men70%
women63%
approx 10,000 ft
5%
4%
approx 20,000 ft
12%
12%
approx 35,000 ft
70%
63%
approx 50,000 ft
11%
19%

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