10 DECEMBER 2018


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Article from BTNews 10 DECEMBER 2018

Cathay upgrades Seattle route

A new non-stop service linking Hong Kong to Seattle and due to be launched by Cathay Pacific on 31 March next has been upgraded from a four-a-week operation to daily from 1 July 2019 to meet what the airline calls “thriving demand”.

The airline said: “This is designed to strengthen further the only direct link between Hong Kong and this bustling city on the west coast of the US and offer our passengers more choice and increased convenience.

The route will be flown by Cathay’s technologically-advanced Airbus A350-900 aircraft and is the airline’s eighth US service following existing operations to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York JFK, New York Newark, San Francisco and Washington DC.

Elsewhere, Cathay Pacific is celebrating the launch of services to Cape Town and, through its Cathay Dragon subsidiary, to Davao City (Philippines) and Medan (Indonesia) as its record-breaking year of expansion continues

This month sees a new seasonal service to the Japanese city of Tokushima, further strengthening Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s largest international aviation hub.



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