Cathay Adds S.F. Flights, Reduces L.A. Serviceby Michele McDonald /
Cathay Pacific Airways will add four nonstop flights between San Francisco and Hong Kong beginning Oct. 29, using the new A350-900 in the U.S. for the first time. The aircraft will feature a refreshed business class cabin and new premium economy and economy class seats.
Flight 893 will expand from a three-times-weekly service using a 777-300ER to a daily A350 service, bringing the total number of San Francisco to Hong Kong departures to three per day.
It will depart at 12:55 a.m., arriving in Hong Kong the following day at 8:05 a.m.to allow passengers to connect with Cathay Pacific flights throughout Asia, including 22 gateways in mainland China.
The return, Flight 892, departs Hong Kong at 5:55 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Flights to Los Angeles will be reduced from 28 to 21 per week.