Cathay to Boost Flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong

By Paul Riegler on 15 January 2015
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A Cathay jet taking off in New York

A Cathay jet taking off in New York

Cathay Pacific Airways announced it will add three additional flights per week from San Francisco to Hong Kong.  With the new flights, which will start June 12, the airline will operate a total of 17 flights per week on that route.

The new flights will depart San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday at 1:30 a.m. local time, arriving at Hong Kong International Airport the following day at 6:40 a.m.

The early morning arrival is designed to facilitate connections with Cathay Pacific flights to a variety of destinations including Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore as well as 22 cities in China.

The return flights will depart Hong Kong at 6:45 p.m. local time on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and arrive in San Francisco at 4:30 p.m. the same day.

Cathay will operate the flights with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. 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”.

The airline has a total of six destinations in the United States, having recently added Boston in August, and eight in North America, including Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Toronto, and Vancouver.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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