Cathay Pacific Increasing Frequency on Hong Kong-San Francisco Route

By Paul Riegler on 11 June 2015
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DSC_0086Cathay Pacific announced that it added three additional non-stop weekly flights between San Francisco and Hong Kong.  The new flights complement the carrier’s two daily flights between the two cities, bringing the total number of weekly flights to 17.

The additional flights depart Hong Kong International Airport at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and arrive at San Francisco International Airport at 4:30 p.m.  The new flights from San Francisco depart at 1:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive in Hong Kong at 6:40 a.m. the next day.

Cathay Pacific operates all of its San Francisco-Hong Kong flights using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.  The new Tuesday and Thursday flights from Hong Kong, as well as the Wednesday and Friday flights from San Francisco, use 777-300ERs outfitted with a three-class cabin, while the Saturday and Sunday flights between the two cities have a four-class cabin 777-300ER.

Cathay’s three-class 777-300ERs have 40 lie-flat seats in business class, 32 seats in premium economy, and 268 seats in economy.  Business-class seats are 21” wide, and have a pitch of 82”.

The airline’s four-class aircraft on the route are outfitted with six suites in first class, 53 lie-flat seats in business, 34 seats in premium economy, and 182 seats in economy.  First-class seats are 36” wide and have a pitch of 81”, while seats in business class have a 21” width and 81” of pitch.

Last month, Cathay Pacific began new service four times a week between Hong Kong and Boston.

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