This mod adds planes to Minecraft that you can use for long-distance flights. At the same time, it will be possible to put a furnace on the plane and smelt ores right during the flight.
Simple Planes Mod for Minecraft 1.16.3 / 1.16.2 / 1.15.2
Using an airplane is as easy as using a minecart. If you want to get reliable transport that will definitely not let you down then this mod is definitely what you were looking for.