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Would I be able to get on a direct flight that leaves Friday afternoon and lands on Motzei Shabbos?

How would this be different from getting on a boat before Shabbos and getting off the boat at your destination after Shabbos?

Please assume in answering this question that on the plane, I would not violate Shabbos (ex. turning on lights etc.).

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possible duplicate of Am I allowed to fly from Australia on Motzei Shabbos? –  Shmuel Brin Jun 14 '13 at 4:29
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see judaism.stackexchange.com/a/10827/732 –  Shmuel Brin Jun 14 '13 at 4:30
    
This question can probably be generalized to any form of public transit where you are not personally doing any Melacha. Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/12331/… –  Shmuel Apr 14 at 15:24
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Your questions are answered in the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch Siman 74 - which refers to the boat traveling your mentioned in your question.

You would be only be permitted to travel if it were for a Mitzva - and the plane was not carrying only Jews.

(Practically speaking, you would have a lot of trouble with your assumption of being able to not violate Sabbat - from going to the washroom to even washing your hands for HaMotzi.)

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