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Article from BTNews 4 JUNE 2018

Dublin Hong Kong milestone

Cathay Pacific Airlines was the star of the show in Dublin last week as officials laid on an official welcome for the carrier’s new four-times-weekly direct service to Hong Kong, which began on Saturday.

The year-round flights form Dublin Airport’s first direct route to the Asia-Pacific region, with airport managing director Vincent Harrison describing the occasion as a major milestone for the airport and the entire Irish economy.

Hong Kong-based Cathay is operating the new service with an Airbus A350-900 in a three-class configuration on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Harrison said: “Trade between Ireland and China is worth more than €8bn a year and almost 100 Irish firms have operations in China, employing 100,000 people there.

“With an estimated 4,000 Irish population in Hong Kong and about 40,000 people a year travelling between our two cities I have no doubt this new route will be especially popular for business travellers.”

Cathay general manager Europe James Ginns added: “We’re delighted Ireland’s first and only non-stop flight to Hong Kong has been so well received and thrilled to have a role in fostering economic growth between Ireland and Asia.”

www.cathaypacific.com

www.dublinairport.com

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