Cathay Pacific Adds Extra Hong Kong-Manchester Flight

Cathay Pacific Adds Extra Hong Kong-Manchester Flight
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It has emerged that Cathay Pacific has added a fifth extra service to it’s Hong Kong-Manchester flight.

The carrier has experienced enough demand to implement an additional flight to the UK airport.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

The Hong Kong-Manchester Increase…

Cathay Pacific Adds Extra Hong Kong-Manchester Flight
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As per, Cathay Pacific will be adding the extra Hong Kong-Manchester flight in September 2024.

It is understood this fifth flight will operate on a Sunday, using the Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

CX259 departs Hong Kong at 0035 local time and arrives into Manchester at 0755 local time.

The return, CX258, departs MAN at 1115 local time and arrives back into HKG at 0645 local time the next day.

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This news from Cathay Pacific for an additional flight to Manchester from Hong Kong is good news for the airport.

It also continues on the current strengths that they are having at the moment with Asian traffic.

For example, it was revealed recently that Juneyao Air would be operating flights to the UK airport.

Furthermore, Air China is interested in getting in on the action on the cargo front.

On top of this, China Eastern Airlines is also wanting to provide flights from Shanghai to Manchester as well.


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In conclusion, this is continued good news for Manchester Airport with this extra Cathay Pacific Hong Kong flight.

Looking ahead, all eyes will be on the performance for the Sunday service to see whether it is popular.

If it is, then this could provide scope for the airline to bolster services once again.

But for now, let’s wait and see what happens in September.

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