Cathay Pacific to Link Boston and Hong Kong

By Jesse Sokolow on 22 August 2014
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A Cathay Pacific 747 in Tokyo

A Cathay Pacific 747 in Tokyo

Cathay Pacific announced it will launch new, non-stop service between Boston and Hong Kong on May 3, 2015.  The service will operate four times a week, using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

During the summer, flights will depart from Boston’s Logan International Airport at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive at Hong Kong International Airport at 5:35 p.m. the following day.  From Hong Kong, flights will depart at 6:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays during the summer, and arrive in Boston at 9:30 p.m.

During the winter, flight times on the route will change slightly, with flights scheduled to depart Boston at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive in Hong Kong at 6:20 p.m. the next day, while flights from Hong Kong will depart at 6:00 p.m. and arrive in Boston at 8:40 p.m., on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Cathay Pacific’s 777-300ERs are outfitted with six open suites in first class, 53 lie-flat seats in business class, 34 seats in premium economy, and 182 seats in economy class.  Seats in first class are 36” wide, and have a pitch of 81”.

Boston will become Cathay Pacific’s sixth destination in the United States, and its eighth in North America, after Chicago, Los Angeles, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark, San Francisco, Toronto, and Vancouver.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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