Trvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1438 times:
What do you mean by 'between two tru long-haul flights'? Do you mean a intercontinental continuation of a flight that originated in HK from an Asian destination? Anyway, CX uses a 747-400 on one of their daily Hong Kong-Tokyo nonstops (it goes back to Hong Kong after that).
N949WP From Hong Kong, joined Feb 2000, 1437 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1430 times:
Asian cities that have daily CX 744 service include: BKK, MNL, SIN, TPE, NRT.
Most of CX's long-haul 744 services from Europe and N. America returns to HKG early in the morning, and will not depart again on long-haul routes until nighttime, leaving them with plenty of time to fly within Asia during the day.
CX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4457 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1381 times:
As stated earlier, CX uses their 747-400s and A340-300s on inter-asian flights during the middle of the day. The 747-400s and A340-300s arrive at HKG in the early morning from North America and Europe. They are then used on high-density flights in the region. The entire 747-400 & A340-300 fleet is not used every day on inter-asian flights. Only a few aircraft. Unfortunately for CX the rest get some shut eye in the outer parking bays.
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