If a traveller is flying west from New York to Hong kong for 16 hour and needs to Daven mincha on the airplane, which time zone should he follow?

Answer:

One should follow the time zone of the place over which one is flying at the time of davening.

See: Yerushalayim Be-Mo’adehah, p. 232, in the name of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach; Iggros Moshe, Orach Chaim Vol. 3, no. 96.

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