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Cathay Pacific launches new service between Doha and Hong Kong

Doha, Qatar: Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong’s flagship airline, today celebrated the launch of its new service between Doha and Hong Kong. The first flight from Hong Kong touched down at Doha International Airport on 30 March 2014 and was welcomed with a traditional water canon salute.

Cathay Pacific offers an extensive network covering over 180 destinations via its Hong Kong hub. To celebrate the launch of this new service, the airline is offering a special introductory fare to passengers travelling from Qatar to all destinations beyond Hong Kong in the airline’s international network. The introductory fare offer is available for sale for a limited period from 31 March to 30 April 2014 on Cathay Pacific operated flights only. Bookings can be made through the airline’s official website at or Cathay Pacific’s reservation office in Doha.

Cathay Pacific’s new service between Doha and Hong Kong is operated by the airline’s fleet of A330-300 aircraft featuring its award-winning Business Class, new Premium Economy and refreshed Economy Class.

Speaking at the first flight ceremony in Doha International Airport, Cathay Pacific’s Country Manager UAE and Qatar, Brian Yuen said: “We are delighted to add Doha to our network and offer our passengers greater choice and convenience when travelling to Hong Kong and beyond.  Our award winning in-flight products delivered by the world’s best cabin crew will ensure our passengers arrive at their destination relaxed and refreshed.”

Cathay Pacific’s new services between Doha and Hong Kong were the result of a strategic agreement with oneworld alliance partner, Qatar Airways. The new agreement will give customers of both airlines more opportunities to earn and redeem frequent flyer points or miles. Top-tier members from Cathay Pacific’s The Marco Polo Club and Qatar Airways’ The Privilege Club will enjoy reciprocal benefits when travelling on flights between Hong Kong and Qatar, including lounge access, extra baggage allowances, priority boarding and many other priority services



The combined Cathay Pacific and Qatar Airways schedule for Hong Kong (HKG)-Doha (DOH) from 30 March 2014 is as follows (all times local):



Flight No.



Day of the week


QR815 / CX 9201





*CX645 / QR 5800





*CX640 / QR 5801





QR816 / CX 9200




* Note: CX645 and CX640 are Cathay Pacific operated aircraft. The schedule may change without prior notice.