VANCOUVER — Cathay Pacific is adding three new nonstop flights between Vancouver and Hong Kong starting March 28 on Airbus 350-900XWB aircraft.
The three extra flights will be added to Cathay Pacific’s existing twice daily nonstop service, increasing the frequency from 14 to 17 flights per week. The new flights will offer early morning departures on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
“It’s exciting to be able to grow our operations in Canada,” said Cathay Pacific’s VP Canada, Nick Hays. “As a China and Asia travel specialist it’s our pleasure to provide more choice, convenience and world-class service to passengers travelling between Vancouver and Hong Kong and beyond to our unrivalled Asia and China network.”
The brand new Airbus A350-900 aircraft will feature a refreshed Business Class cabin as well as new Premium Economy Class and Economy Class seats. In Business Class, alongside a fully-flat bed, new features includes extra stowage space and the personal service offered by a ‘Do Not Disturb’ and ‘Wake-up Call’ function in the entertainment system.
The Premium Economy Class and Economy Class seats also come with a number of new features, including dedicated tablet holders and exclusive power outlets and USB ports. Each Premium Economy Class seat has a fully integrated legrest, while Economy Class has six-way headrests.
New flight CX855 departs Vancouver at 9:25 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving in Hong Kong the next day at 1:45 p.m. On the return leg, flight CX 856 departs Hong Kong at 11 a.m., arriving in Vancouver at 7:55 a.m.