Cathay Pacific adds more freighter flights
ANNOUNCEMENT: Cathay Pacific Airways which operated to Colombo
for a long period announced that, effective February 1, 2007, it will
add a total of 11 extra freighter flights each week to three major
cities in Europe: Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Manchester a press release
With the extra services, the number of freighter flights operated to
Europe every week by the airline will rise from 25 to 36 - an increase
of almost 50 per cent.
The addition of the 11 flights, which are still subject to Government
approval, will further strengthen Hong Kongâ€™s position as one of the
worldâ€™s leading airfreight hubs.
A total of five flights a week are being added to Frankfurt,
Germanyâ€™s main cargo hub, operating every Monday, Thursday, Friday,
Saturday and Sunday.
The other six new flights all follow a Hong
Kong-Dubai-Manchester-Amsterdam-Dubai-Hong Kong pattern, departing Hong
Kong every day of the week except Friday.