Cathay Pacific Group Plans to Increase Flights in Late June

In April, its two carriers cut flying capacity by 97 percent due to a drop in travel demand during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Photo: Cathay Pacific

Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific and its regional wing Cathay Dragon have announced plans to increase their international flights from three to five percent between June 21 and June 30.

From June 21 to 30, the airline will operate five flights per week to London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Sydney; three flights per week to Amsterdam, Frankfurt, San Francisco, Melbourne, Mumbai, and Delhi; as well as daily flights to Tokyo Narita, Osaka, Seoul, Taipei, Manila, Bangkok, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore.

According to the airline, daily flights to Beijing and Shanghai Pudong will be operated by “Cathay Pacific or Cathay Dragon.” In addition, Cathay Dragon will operate a daily flight to Kuala Lumpur.

A statement on the carrier’s website said that these flights are “subject to government travel restrictions.”

In April, both airlines cut their flying capacity by 97 percent due to a drop in travel demand during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Between May 1 and June 21, Cathay Pacific will continue the flight cuts it implemented in April by operating at a flying capacity of three percent across its network. As such, it will operate two flights per week to London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Sydney and Delhi; and three flights per week to Tokyo Narita, Taipei, Manila, Bangkok, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore.

Meanwhile, Cathay Dragon will operate three flights per week to Beijing, Shanghai Pudong, and Kuala Lumpur.

More information here.

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