Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific will begin seasonal flights to New Zealand’s South Island, Christchurch. Flights will be operated during 1st December 2017 to 28th February 2018 three times a week with the airline’s newest A350-900XWB jet. This will open Cathay’s second destination in New Zealand and is believed that this route will be codeshared with Air New Zealand.
The schedule is as follows:
Hong Kong to Christchurch:
CX123 – HKG-CHC – 1450/0700+1 – Friday
Cathay Pacific will be retiring its final four-engined passenger aircraft tentatively by late March 2017. The scheduled flights to be operated by their A340-300 is as follows:
11MAR17 – CX364 – HKG-PVG
12MAR17 – CX365 – PVG-HKG
25MAR17 – CX464 – HKG-TPE
26MAR17 – CX469 – TPE-HKG
The last scheduled A340-300 passenger flight is still subject to final changes.
From 20 March 2017, Singapore Airlines once again schedules Airbus A350-900XWB operation on Singapore – Hong Kong route, scheduled once a day. SQ856/861 service will be served by A350-900 replacing A330-300 during the summer season. Schedule will be as follows:-
SQ856 SIN0955 – 1355HKG 359 D
SQ861 HKG1540 – 1935SIN 359 D All information posted is subject to changes.
Cathay Pacific will offer a four times weekly service between its Hong Kong International Airport hub and Barcelona from July 2, 2017, subject to final government approval, continuing through the peak travel months until October 27, 2017. This will be the first ever non-stop offering between Hong Kong and Barcelona. Asian carrier Cathay Pacific is to further expand its operations in Europe with the introduction of a link between Hong Kong and Barcelona, the capital of Spain’s