Cathay Pacific to Increase Number of Weekly Flights Between Chicago, Hong Kong

By Jesse Sokolow on 28 July 2014
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A Cathay Pacific plane in Tokyo

A Cathay Pacific plane in Tokyo

Cathay Pacific announced it will add three additional weekly flights to its Chicago-Hong Kong route beginning August 2.  The extra flights will complement the airline’s existing daily service between the two cities, and will bring the total number of weekly departures from seven to ten.

The new flights are scheduled to depart Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport at 1:15 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive at Hong Kong International Airport at 5:50 a.m. the next day.  Flights from Hong Kong to Chicago are scheduled to depart at 6:25 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and arrive at 8:20 p.m.

The new flights will operate using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, equipped with 40 lie-flat seats in business class, 32 seats in Premium Economy, and 268 seats in economy.  Seats in business class are 21” wide, and have a pitch of 82”.

Cathay Pacific has its hub at Hong Kong International Airport, and currently operates 111 weekly flights to the city.  The airline offers service to Hong Kong from four American destinations in addition to Chicago, namely, Los Angeles, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International, and San Francisco.

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