Friday, December 30, 2016

Qatar Airways increases Phuket and Islamabad capacity

Qatar Airways
has officially announced many capacity upgrades to its IATA S17 medium and long haul route network of which the main highlights are as follows:

HKT - frequencies increased from 11 weekly to double daily nonstop

ISB - capacity increased from daily A320 + daily A330 to daily B77L + daily A330

BRU - capacity increased from daily B788 to daily A359

LOS - capacity increased from daily A332 to daily A333

BLR - capacity increased from daily A333 to daily B77W

Monday, December 26, 2016

Cathay Pacific increases Vancouver

In a move that seems to be directly aimed at Hong Kong Airlines impending launch of their own daily nonstop HKG-YVR services, Cathay Pacific has officially announced that they shall be increasing their Vancouver bound flights from the current double daily to 17 weekly nonstop effective 28MAR17.

The 3 additional flights will be operated using their new A350-900 in a 2 class configuration with the schedule being as follows:


CX 856 Dep HKG 1100 Arr YVR 0755+1
CX 855 Dep YVR 0925 Arr HKG 1345

P2P demand between YVR and HKG over the past 12 months has been 340,000 passengers i.e. an increase of 23% year over year