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Last Cathay regular 747 flight to Vancouver and NY

Cathay Pacific on 30SEP08 operates the last Boeing 747-400 flight on the Hong Kong – Vancouver – New York on a regular basis.

Starting 01OCT08, Hong Kong – Vancouver is operated with Daily 777-300ER and Daily A340-300. Hong Kong – New York (including Vancouver stop) will be operated by Boeing 777-300ER only.

However, 747-400 may still be operating when required.

The Hong Kong-based carrier inaugurated the Vancouver route with Boeing 747-200 in 1983 and to New York with 747-400 (via Vancouver) in 1996.


Cathay 747 to Penang

As of 24SEP08 Amadeus timetable display, Cathay Pacific is to operate Boeing 747-400 aircraft on the Hong Kong – Penang route on Day 1 for the Winter 08/09 season


Extra Cathay Pacific flight to Jakarta

On Amadeus Timetable display as of 23SEP08, Cathay Pacific is operating extra services on the Hong Kong – Jakarta route for the next 2 weeks

CX2715 HKG1425 – 1810CGK 773 25SEP08
CX2759 HKG1425 – 1810CGK 773 27SEP08
CX2759 HKG1425 – 1810CGK 330 28SEP08
CX2715 HKG1520 – 1905CGK 773 26SEP08 – 29SEP08
CX2719 HKG1700 – 2040CGK 773 03OCT08
CX2719 HKG1700 – 2045CGK 773 04OCT08 – 07OCT08
CX2659 HKG1655 – 2040CGK 330 04OCT08
CX2659 HKG1655 – 2040CGK 773 05OCT08

CX2716 CGK0715 – 1300HKG 773 26SEP08
CX2758 CGK0715 – 1300HKG 773 28SEP08
CX2758 CGK0715 – 1300HKG 330 29SEP08
CX2716 CGK0805 – 1350HKG 773 27SEP08 – 30SEP08
CX2718 CGK1040 – 1630HKG 773 04OCT08
CX2758 CGK1040 – 1630HKG 330 05OCT08
CX2758 CGK1040 – 1630HKG 773 06OCT08
CX2718 CGK0940 – 1530HKG 773 05OCT08 – 08OCT08


Cathay Pacific new Hanoi codeshare

Cathay Pacific starting 26OCT08 will codeshare on Dragonair’s new Hong Kong – Hanoi route


CX Codesharing

KA Operating

Hong Kong – Hanoi



Hanoi – Hong Kong




Cathay Pacific ups 777-300ER flight to LAX

Cathay Pacific starting 01MAR09 is increasing Boeing 777-300ER operation on the Hong Kong – Los Angeles route from 5 to 9 weekly.

CX880/881 from 28FEB09 will become Daily 777-300ER, up from 5 weekly
CX882/883 from 01MAR09 will see 777-300ER operating 2 weekly on Day 37 (14 from LAX)


Cathay Pacific 2 Daily 343 to Auckland from Feb 2009

Cathay Pacific from 01FEB09 plans to operate Double Daily Airbus A340-300 service on Hong Kong – Auckland route.

CX107/108 was planned for 747 operation for the entire 2008/09 Northern Winter season, but switches to A340-300 from 01FEB09.  CX117/118 remains Daily A340-300


Cathay Pacific 340 to Dubai/Bahrain

Cathay Pacific’s 3 of 7 weekly service on the Hong Kong – Dubai – Bahrain – Hong Kong route is to be operated with A340-300 (day 246 HKG departure) from 28OCT08


Cathay plans 744 return to Rome

Cathay Pacific plans to operate Boeing 747-400 once again on the Hong Kong – Rome route 3 times a week (Day 247) from 01MAR09 to 26MAR09.

By 29MAR09, 747-400 service to be operating on a Daily basis.


Cathay Pacific 340 to India

Cathay Pacific appears to be adding additional A340 routes, replacing the A330.

1 of 2 Daily’s Hong Kong – Delhi flight from 26OCT08 is to be operated by A340, in particular on CX753/752

The A340 is also operating Hong Kong – Mumbai flight, on CX683/682, which is a 3 weekly service


Cathay Pacific 340 to Australia

Starting 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific will be operating A340-300 aircraft to selected cities in Australia.

On the Brisbane service, CX157/156 will be operated by A340, previously planned was A330.

The Melbourne and Adelaide triangle service will also be operated by A340

Service to Perth on Day 13 (Day 24 from Perth) is to be operated by A340


Cathay Pacific/Dragonair suspend operation

Due to Category 2 typhoon “Nuri”, Cathay Pacific and Dragonair is suspending all operations from 1400LT 22AUG08 to 0200LT 23AUG08 at the earliest.

Last Cathay Pacific flight of the day is CX870 to San Francisco, departing 1410LT


Cathay Pacific additional 747 to London / Amsterdam

Starting 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific’s will operate 3rd Daily Boeing 747 service on the Hong Kong – London route, in particular CX253/254.

There will be 3 Daily 747 and 1 Daily 340 in the 08/09 Winter timetable.

Also, Hong Kong – Amsterdam service sees Boeing 747 operating, replacing Airbus A340-300.


Cathay 3rd Daily 747 to London

Starting 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific’s will operate 3rd Daily Boeing 747 service on the Hong Kong – London route, in particular CX253/254.

There will be 3 Daily 747 and 1 Daily 340 in the 08/09 Winter timetable.


Cathay Pacific further reduce Vancouver flight

Effective 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific will further reduce Vancouver service. CX836/835, which is being reduced from Daily to 3 weekly from 16SEP08, will be removed completely


Cathay Pacific swap 343 with 747 to Amsterdam

Effective 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific will operate Boeing 747-400 aircraft instead of A340-300 on service to Amsterdam


Cathay Pacific further reduce Vancouver flight

Effective 26OCT08, Cathay Pacific will further reduce Vancouver service. CX836/835, which is being reduced from Daily to 3 weekly from 16SEP08, will be removed completely


Cathay Pacific reduce Los Angeles flight

Cathay Pacific is reducing the frequency of Hong Kong – Los Angeles flight from 3 to 2 Daily.

CX884/885 will be cancelled from 26OCT08


Cathay Pacific increase Perth flight

Cathay Pacific’s 5 weekly Hong Kong – Perth service will be increased to Daily from 26OCT08


Cathay Pacific 747 to Rome

Between 01AUG08 to 25OCT08, Cathay Pacific will operate Daily Boeing 747-400 service on the Hong Kong – Rome route.


Cathay Pacific increase Sydney flight

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.


Cathay Pacific increase Brisbane flight

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


Beijing Airport closure on 08AUG08; service rescheduled

Due to the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Olympics on 08AUG08, following international service will be rescheduled.

Route 08AUG08 Original Sked Remark
Beijing – Bangkok CA979 Cancelled
Beijing – Hong Kong CA115 Cancelled
KA909 Cancelled
KA903 Cancelled
CA107 Cancelled
KA997 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
KA996 Cancelled
KA904 Cancelled
KA906 Cancelled
CX312 HKG2145 – 0100+1PEK CX312 HKG1645 – 2000PEK
UO304 HKG2345 – 0250+1PEK UO304 HKG1845 – 2200PEK
CA110 Cancelled
CA116 Cancelled
Los Angeles – Beijing CA984 Cancelled 09AUG08 only
Macau – Beijing NX008 Cancelled NX008 MFM1845 – 2200PEK
Singapore – Beijing SQ820 SIN1805 – 0015+1PEK SQ820 SIN1655 – 2305PEK

1960: Cathay Pacific to Australia

The 1960 Summer schedule shows Cathay Pacific operated 1 weekly Lockheed Electra service to Australia.

The routing was Hong Kong – Manila – Darwin – Sydney

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Cathay Pacific network Fall/Winter 2008 shuffle

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

Effective 16SEP08
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.


Dragonair steps up Xiamen while Cathay quits

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