Cathay Pacific moves forward A350 Auckland debut in Oct 2016
Cathay Pacific has moved forward planned Airbus A350-900XWB service introductory on Hong Kong ? Auckland route, currently scheduled to depart Hong Kong on 27-OCT-16, instead of 30-OCT-16. The A350-900XWB will operate this route 7 weekly, and increases to 10 weekly for the month of March 2017. The following schedule is effective from 30-OCT-16 to 30-NOV-16. CX197 HKG2125 ? 1315+1AKL 359 D CX198 AKL1450 ? 2100HKG 359 D Previously reported, A350 will operate on the seasonal 2nd daily CX117/118 from 01-DEC-16 to 28-FEB-17 (HKG departure; CX197/198 operates with 777-300ER during same period). All 10 weekly flights in March 2017 operates with A350. As a result of this latest schedule change, Cathay Pacific?s last scheduled long-haul A340 service is now scheduled on 27-OCT-16, Auckland to Hong Kong.