Airline increases flights to double daily amid growing Hong Kong, China and Asia Travel
(Vancouver, B.C.) - Cathay Pacific Airways, one of the world's leading passenger and cargo airlines, today announced the addition of two non-stop flights between Toronto and Hong Kong.
From May 1 2011, the service will grow from 12 to 14 flights weekly offering passengers unprecedented travel options to Asia's financial capital of Hong Kong.
According to Cathay Pacific Vice President, Lavinia Lau, the additional flights are responsive to growing demand for travel to Asia. "We're delighted to increase our services in Canada and offer travellers greater choice to Hong Kong with same-carrier connections to Mainland China and other parts of Asia." She continued, "Our home base of Hong Kong and award-winning airport continues to evolve as a major hub in Asia, alongside the growth of Cathay Pacific."
With double daily service, Cathay Pacific flies non-stop from Toronto to Hong Kong more than any other airline.
Effective May 1, 2011 the flight schedule is:
Flight no. From To Departure/Arrival Days of operation
CX829 Toronto Hong Kong 0140 / 0500+1 Daily
CX827 Toronto Hong Kong 1530 / 1910+1 Daily
CX828 Hong Kong Toronto 1045 / 1350 Daily
CX826 Hong Kong Toronto 1705 / 2020 Daily
The non-stop flights will be operated by the fuel-efficient 777-300ER ultra long-haul aircraft and are equipped with First, Business and Economy Class cabins offering more personal space for passengers. For more information and competitive fares, visit: www.cathaypacific.com/ca
About Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific currently offers 14 flights weekly non-stop from Vancouver to Hong Kong, daily non-stop service from Vancouver to New York and 12 flights weekly non-stop from Toronto to Hong Kong (growing to 14 flights from 01 May 2011), plus a 3-time weekly freighter service
between Vancouver and Hong Kong and Toronto and Hong Kong. The airline is a member of the oneworld™ alliance and a partner in Asia Miles, a leading Travel Reward program. For more information, visit: www.cathaypacific.com/ca.
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