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CX With A340 At Ams?  
User currently offlineYOERI1970 From Netherlands, joined Feb 2001, 138 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1062 times:

I heard about CX planning to fly the A340 to AMS soon.
Or maybe they already started ?

Can someone confirm or tell me I'm crazy.... Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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User currently offlineOO-VEG From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 1081 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1012 times:

I was at AMS on 13 July and I saw the CX A340 (B-HXH). I was very suprised to see it as they usually fly with the 747. I guess this means they have already started.

User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1006 times:

was there as well. Nice surprise to see 2 A340s on a single day (Kuwait is normally the only one until now).


I wish I were flying
User currently offlineVain~ From Netherlands, joined Jul 2001, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 996 times:

Cathay operates the A340 instead of the 744 to AMS for a couple of weeks now, i don't know if this is due to the pilot-strikes or they just changed the aircraft type.
Also they used to fly HKG-AMS-MAN-AMS-HKG, but now they fly only HKG-AMS-HKG ( maybe also due to pilot-strikes ), arriving at 6:30 and leaving at 14:25 dutch time.


User currently offline1stspotter From Netherlands, joined Jun 1999, 518 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 966 times:

Hi,

Cathay Pacific stated that for the time being the Hong Hong - Amsterdam route is being operated by Airbus A340 aircraft.
Starting the winterseason Cathay is likely to operate the A340 on this route all the time.

The Amsterdam-Manchester leg is not operated anymore by CX.

Nice summer here in AMS, with Singapore starting to operate the B777 to AMS. And Korean Air is back with passenger B747-400 flights.

best wishes
Marcel


User currently offlineRed Panda From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2000, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 948 times:

Wow, very detailed info.

hey, do you guys think that it would be better if CX can share code wz some airlines for the flight (or leg) from HKG-MAN (AMS-MAN) ? I personally think it would be a good idea.

r panda


User currently offlineDavid_itl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 7329 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 935 times:
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I believe that the CX hierarchy are investigating the possibilities of non-stop MAN-HKG services with A340s. It would certainly improve this route's performance as it was a one-stop service via either AMS or CDG. Try getting people on to that when they operate double daily non-stop from LHR!

Anyway, it can be no coincidence that airlines that begin non-stop long-haul from MAN have no apparent trouble filling planes  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

David/MAN: 363 and counting


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