Cathay Pacific’s 5 weekly Hong Kong – Perth service will be increased to Daily from 26OCT08
Between 01AUG08 to 25OCT08, Cathay Pacific will operate Daily Boeing 747-400 service on the Hong Kong – Rome route.
Starting 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific’s 25 weekly Hong Kong – Sydney service will be increased to 28 weekly.
The increase is on CX161/162, which currently operates 4 times a week.
Starting 26OCT08 Cathay Pacific will introduce 4 weekly daytime departure from Hong Kong to Brisbane.
The red-eye triangle service, routed through Cairns, however will be reduced from Daily to 6 weekly.
CX157 HKG1235 – 2320BNE 330 x135
CX103 HKG2350 – 1035+1BNE 330 245
CX103 HKG2350 – 0900+1CNS1025+1 – 1235+1BNE 330 136
CX156 BNE0050 – 0730HKG 330 x246
CX102 BNE1350 – 2030HKG 330 247
CX102 BNE1205 – 1425CNS1535 – 2040HKG 356
Due to the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Olympics on 08AUG08, following international service will be rescheduled.
|Beijing – Bangkok||CA979 Cancelled|
|Beijing – Hong Kong||CA115 Cancelled|
|Beijing – Los Angeles||CA983 Cancelled|
|Beijing – Macau||NX001 Cancelled|
|Beijing – Seoul||CA137 PEK1745 – 2045ICN||CA137 PEK1845 – 2145ICN|
|Beijing – Singapore||SQ821 PEK0120 – 0735SIN||SQ821 PEK0010 – 0625SIN||09AUG08 only|
|Bangkok – Beijing||CA980 Cancelled||09AUG08 only|
|Hong Kong – Beijing||KA902 HKG1445 – 1830PEK||KA902 HKG1500 – 1830PEK|
|CX312 HKG2145 – 0100+1PEK||CX312 HKG1645 – 2000PEK|
|UO304 HKG2345 – 0250+1PEK||UO304 HKG1845 – 2200PEK|
|Los Angeles – Beijing||CA984 Cancelled||09AUG08 only|
|Macau – Beijing||NX008 Cancelled||NX008 MFM1845 – 2200PEK|
|Singapore – Beijing||SQ820 SIN1805 – 0015+1PEK||SQ820 SIN1655 – 2305PEK|
Cathay Pacific has announced initial network shuffle.
Effective 16SEP08, Hong Kong – Vancouver will be reduced to 17 weekly (CX836/835 back to 3 weekly). Original plan called for eff 26OCT08
Effective 16SEP08, Hong Kong – Toronto nonstop service will be re-timed in addition to the removal of one-stop service via Anchorage. The latter was previously announced
Effective till 15SEP08
CX826 HKG1450 – 1745YYZ 77W D
CX827 YYZ1100 – 1415+1HKG 77W D
CX826 HKG1620 – 1900YYZ 77W x257
CX826 HKG1630 – 1910YYZ 77W 2
CX826 HKG1655 – 1940YYZ 77W 5
CX826 HKG1700 – 1940YYZ 77W 7
CX827 YYZ0145 – 0500+1HKG 77W D
Hong Kong – Riyadh will be receiving stand-along turnaround service from 26OCT08, it currently operates via Bahrain on the outbound flight.
CX733 HKG1630 – 2130RUH 777 x146
CX732 RUH0025 – 1315HKG 777 x257
Hong Kong – Bahrain will maintain daily flight but all service will be via Dubai on bothways
CX745 HKG2355 – 0505+1DXB0615+1 – 0630+1BAH 330 x357
CX745 HKG2355 – 0505+1DXB0615+1 – 0630+1BAH 333 357
CX746 BAH1535 – 1745DXB1855 – 0600+1HKG 330 x146
CX746 BAH1535 – 1745DXB1855 – 0600+1HKG 333 146
As a result of the change in routing, Dubai will be receiving up to 3 Daily flights from 26OCT08.
Effective 01SEP08 Cathay Pacific will not be operating Hong Kong – Xiamen 3 weekly service. The flight will instead be operated by Dragonair.
Dragonair will offer 18 weekly flights to Xiamen from that date.
The new flight:
KA606 HKG0950 – 1110XMN 321 135
KA606 HKG1045 – 1205XMN 320 7
KA607 XMN1220 – 1345XMN 321 135
KA607 XMN1305 – 1425XMN 320 7
Cathay Pacific on 15SEP08 will operate last Hong Kong – Anchorage – Toronto route.
This results in decrease of service to Toronto from 10 to 7 weekly, which the airline will keep daily nonstop service.
Effective 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific’s 1 of 2 daily Hong Kong – Auckland route will be operated by 747-400, on CX107/108
Cathay Pacific will cease codeshare with IBERIA on Amsterdam – Madrid route from 01JUN08.
In the 2008/09 winter Cathay Pacific will cancel the 3 weekly Hong Kong – Anchorage – Toronto A340-300 service.
The airline will continue to operate Daily Boeing 777-300ER on nonstop basis.
Effective 01OCT08, Cathay Pacific will reduce the frequencies on Hong Kong – Vancouver route.
CX835/836 on Day 57 will not be operated from 01OCT08 to 25OCT08.
From 26OCT08, service on CX835/836 will reduce to 3 weekly (Day 146), totals 17 weekly.
Cathay Pacific is evaluating possibility to suspend unprofitable routes/flights. However, a decision won’t be made until August or September.
Cathay Pacific has displayed its “CX” code on Air China service between Hong Kong and Chengdu, as well as Chongqing.
Hong Kong – Chengdu
Chengdu – Hong Kong
Hong Kong – Chongqing
Chongqing – Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific’s this week’s schedule update is showing that starting 29MAR09, all of its New York service will be operated by 777-300ER.
Cathay operates 2 daily nonstop and 1 daily via Vancouver.
The Hong Kong – Vancouver – New York route in October will see 777-300ER operating between 01OCT08 and 25OCT08. The 777 flight will operate this route from 29MAR09.
Cathay Pacific in the summer schedule is operating 3 weekly Boeing 747-400 aircraft and 4 weekly Airbus 340-300 aircraft on the Hong Kong – Rome route.
From 26OCT08, it’ll operate Daily A340-300 aircraft on this route.
In order to accommodate OASiS Hong Kong Airlines’ ticket holders, Cathay Pacific on 11APR08 and 13APR08 is operating extra flights to London
CX2353 HKG0120 – 0705LHR
CX2353 HKG0110 – 0655LHR
Cathay Pacific is increasing the capacity on flights to Mumbai and Dubai effective October 2008.
The Hong Kong – Mumbai – Dubai (CX685/684) and Hong Kong – Bangkok – Mumbai – Dubai (CX751/750) will be upgrades from Airbus 330 service to Boeing 747-400 from 01OCT08.
Cathay Pacific starting 01OCT08 will re-time its flight on CX888 Hong Kong – Vancouver – New York JFK service. The daytime service will become red-eye flight from that date.
CX888 HKG1455 – 1140YVR1305 – 2115JFK 744 D
01OCT08 – 25OCT08
CX888 HKG0005 – 2055-1YVR2220-1 – 0625JFK 77W D
*On 01OCT08, flight operating as CX2888
CX888 HKG0055 – 2015-1YVR2140-1 – 0550JFK 744 D
777-300ER will operate CX888/889 in October.
There is no change to CX889 on New York JFK – Vancouver – Hong Kong.
wCathay Pacific in May once again will operate charter service on Hong Kong – Tokyo Haneda route.
Service operating on 02MAY08 and 06MAY08
CX8501 HND0001 – 0425HKG 330 03MAY08
CX8501 HND2030 – 0055+1HKG 330 06MAY08
Cathay Pacific Cargo starting today launched 2 weekly service (Day 24) to Hanoi and Dhaka with Boeing 747-200Freighters.
The routing is Hong Kong – Hanoi – Dhaka – Hong Kong.
Cathay Pacific is operating charter service on the Hong Kong – Tokyo Haneda route on the following date and schedule.
04APR08 / 06APR08
CX8500 HKG0100 – 0600HND 330
CX8501 HND2030 – 0055+1HKG 330