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CX To Increase Flights To Colombo  
User currently offlineSOHK From Australia, joined Jul 2001, 153 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2395 times:

Cathay Pacific is adding an extra flight to Colombo increasing from three weekly flights to four weekly flights. This is due to begin on 4 August 2002. Arr. and Dep. time are the same as the other flights. This extra flight will be operated by the B777-300s with the enlarged 323 seats Economy class cabin.
Good to see growth in Cathay Pacific.
http://www.cathaypacific.com/intl/aboutus/press/0,3845,31342-80114,00.html
Best regards,


SOHK

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User currently offlineThe Coachman From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1437 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2380 times:

How many J seats does that config. have?



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User currently offlineThe Coachman From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1437 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2376 times:

Sorry, just checked the site myself, they're re-configuring the entire 773 fleet to 59J/323Y - 382 total.


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User currently offlineBabaero From Philippines, joined Jan 2002, 479 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2360 times:
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All the 777-300 have now been re-configed to the 382

User currently offlineCx flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6811 posts, RR: 55
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2356 times:

Good news. Looks like I'll be going to Colombo more then!!

User currently offlineThe Coachman From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1437 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2323 times:

You on the 773 now Cx flyboy?

FO seat?



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User currently offlineCx flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6811 posts, RR: 55
Reply 6, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2294 times:

777-200 and 777-300s. We fly both of them as they are very very similar in operation....and yes, right seat.

User currently offlineThe Coachman From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1437 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2288 times:

Yes, I meant that  Smile.

I thought you were on the 330/340's. I know you were on the 744's. Getting the hang of fly-by-wire?



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User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2282 times:

He thought he was going to be on the A330/340 but now its the 777's !!

User currently offlineN949WP From Hong Kong, joined Feb 2000, 1437 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2277 times:

Cx flyboy, have you done your first 777 revenue flight yet?

User currently offlineCx flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6811 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2277 times:

Fly by wire or not, I can't say that there is much noticeable difference really, as there is good feedback built into the 777 handling. The FBW gives us a few extra features which are good, like bank angle protection, and overspeed/stall protection, although this technology I imagine would be possible on conventional aircraft as well.

User currently offlineHkg82 From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2002, 1331 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 2254 times:

Always great to see CX expanding, however something they don't do nearly of is opening up more routes. They're conservative in that regard. However that isn't their strategy, which is concentration & focusing on their product & on their most profitable routes.

Hkg82.



User currently offlineZizou From Australia, joined Oct 2000, 1536 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2224 times:

Great to see CX expand services into Colombo. Maybe a few more airlines will take Cathay's approach and also serve Colombo.  Smile

User currently offlineAirlanka From Australia, joined Oct 1999, 180 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2214 times:

Does this mean UL will get rights to increase their frequency to HKG to four. I know that currently there is a fourth UL frequency terminated in BKK, unlike their other three frequencies that operate CMB-BKK-HKG. Anybody have an idea of the load factors on these routes for both CX and UL?

Also whether CX has a convenient connection to MEL from/to CMB flight?

Airlanka



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