Monday, January 12, 2009
Cathay Pacific has unveiled major changes across its long haul and medium haul network that will come into effect from the on set of the IATA Summer 09 timetable i.e. March 29th. The main highlights are as follows:
DEL - new second daily flight to be routed via BKK with 5th freedom traffic rights instead of being flown nonstop. Both DEL flights though continue to see A 333s being used.
BOM - capacity adjusted i.e. daily B 744 HKG-BOM-DXB + 3 weekly HKG-BKK-DXB using a B 773A. Previously HKG-BKK-BOM-DXB operation was a daily service using a B 744.
CDG - frequencies increased to double daily flights i.e. daily B 744 + daily A 343 from 10 weekly.
LAX - capacity increased to 11 weekly B 744s + 3 weekly B 773ERs from double daily B 773ERs.
PVG - through the take over of Dragonair, frequencies will now show 3 daily flights operated with CX flight numbers using an A 333 double daily + daily B 773.