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CX To Start JFK-HKG This Year  
User currently offlineDynkrisolo From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1893 posts, RR: 6
Posted (15 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 3427 times:

Guess CX is not going to wait for the A346 to start JFK-HKG nonstop. They will be starting this year. Competition at its best.  Wink/being sarcastic

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User currently offlineRayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 8346 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (15 years 2 months 22 hours ago) and read 3343 times:

I'd like to know what plane will CX use for their HKG-JFK non-stop, though.

Will they modify a couple of 747-200B or 747-400 planes with extra fuel tanks to fly this route?

User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (15 years 2 months 21 hours ago) and read 3329 times:

If they had some 747-200B's !!!!

User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6805 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (15 years 2 months 20 hours ago) and read 3324 times:

All talk in the company is for the A340 to fly the route. Can't justify a 744 load.

User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 13244 posts, RR: 34
Reply 4, posted (15 years 2 months 17 hours ago) and read 3285 times:

It's not unexpected, but has there been any announcement by the airline?

Also, there was talk of HKG-MAN nonstop - has anything happened with this?

User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6805 posts, RR: 55
Reply 5, posted (15 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3215 times:

The staff are Manchester are pushing Cathay for this, although I am not sure if it will happen. I believe that Cathay aren't too hot on the idea, but are considering it. Apparently the Manchester staff are also pushing for a MAN-JFK flight by Cathay, but this is probably more unlikely.

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