Cathay Pacific Releases Regional Flight Schedule for November

The Hong Kong–based carrier and its subsidiary will fly to 15 Asian destinations in the coming weeks.

Cathay Pacific cabin crew at Hong Kong International Airport. (Photo: Cathay Pacific)

With the prospect of “travel bubbles” between countries in the Asia-Pacific region still some way off, airlines have no choice but to operate on reduced frequencies. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon have now updated their regional flight schedules for October 25 to November 30, 2020; from Hong Kong, CX will offer twice-daily flights to Tokyo Haneda with Boeing 777-300 or 777-300ER aircraft, while Manila is getting a daily service aboard an Airbus A330-300. Elsewhere in Southeast Asia, Cathay will be running thrice-weekly flights to both Singapore and Jakarta on A330-300s, and deploying the same kind of aircraft between Hong Kong and Bangkok five times a week.

Previous plans to resume regular services to Delhi and Mumbai have not panned out, given the multiple extensions to a ban on international flights put in place by Indian authorities. As for Cathay’s Mainland China routes, ongoing restrictions from the Civil Aviation Administration of China mean that additional changes are highly possible. Here are the Cathay Pacific Group’s planned regional operations through November:

 

Cathay Pacific

Country/Territory Destination Frequency
China (Mainland) Beijing Capital 4 weekly
Shanghai Pudong 4 weekly
Indonesia Jakarta 3 weekly
Japan Tokyo Haneda 2 daily
Philippines Manila 1 daily
Cebu 2 weekly
Singapore Singapore 3 weekly
Taiwan Taipei Taoyuan 4 weekly
Thailand Bangkok 5 weekly
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City 3 weekly

 

Cathay Dragon

Destination Frequency
Beijing Capital 3 weekly
Chengdu 2 weekly
Guangzhou 1 daily
Hangzhou 2 daily
Shanghai Hongqiao 9 weekly
Shanghai Pudong 3 weekly
Xiamen 2 weekly

In related news, Cathay Pacific aims to resume services between Hong Kong and Tel Aviv on November 5 with weekly flights aboard an Airbus A350-1000XWB. Frequencies on certain routes to Australia and Europe will then be stepped up come early December. The latest long-haul schedule, valid until the end of the year, is as follows:

 

Country Destination Frequency
Australia Brisbane 2 weekly
Melbourne 3 weekly (4 weekly from Dec 2)
Perth 2 weekly
Sydney 5 weekly (1 daily from Dec 1)
Canada Toronto 1 daily
Vancouver 2 daily
France Paris CDG 2 weekly (3 weekly from Dec 3)
Germany Frankfurt 2 weekly (3 weekly from Dec 2)
Israel Tel Aviv 1 weekly (resumes Nov 5)
Netherlands Amsterdam 2 weekly (3 weekly from Dec 2)
Switzerland Zürich 2 weekly
United Kingdom London Heathrow 1 daily
United States Los Angeles 2 daily
New York JFK 1 daily
San Francisco 1 daily

More information here.

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