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CX Begins 1st A340-600 Route To LAX 1 Dec  
User currently offlineBkkair From Thailand, joined Aug 2001, 409 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2542 times:

CX will start flying the A340-600 HKG-LAX 1 Dec initially 3 times per week and increasing to daily on 1 Jan replacing one of the 744 flights. The 346 will seat 288 ( 8F/60J/220Y) vs 383 on the 744 ( but carry twice the amount of cargo as the 744).

Also noticed that the flying times for the 744 and 346 are the same whereas the 343 would always be scheduled for 45-50 minutes longer than a 744 on the same route. Guess the 346 is no longer a slower aircraft than the 744.

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User currently offlineAir Taiwan From Australia, joined Dec 1999, 1518 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2499 times:

Will the 346s be scheduled on occassionally HKG-TPE or regional routes?

Jimmy


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2485 times:

Its also doing the Manila flight according to one of the users on our forum.

http://www.the-wu.org/cgi-bin/paforum/YaBB.cgi?board=hksf


User currently offlineBkkair From Thailand, joined Aug 2001, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2438 times:

The 346 will be used HKG-TPE and HKG-MNL as CX always use their long haul aircraft on short regional routes during the day.

With the 28Mar schedule, the 346 drops off the LAX route which goes back to 2 744's and I don't know where the 346's ( 3 by March) will be flying then.
Hmmm. Maybe a new yet to be announced route or HKG-YYZ.


User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2400 times:

I think the B 747-400 is still the fastest subsonic commercial aircraft on earth.



User currently offlineBkkair From Thailand, joined Aug 2001, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days ago) and read 2278 times:

Any news on where the 346's willl fly from 28 Mar forward when they are taken off the LAX route? Only plausible theories I've heard are a new route HKG-ORD and/or HKG-YYZ non-stop.

Looks like Virgin will be the first 346 ( other than the demo flight a few months back) in HKG when they start HKG-LHR on 16Oct beating CX by 6 weeks and then SA a month later with their 346 from HKG-JNB on 2 Jan. A big improvement for SA on the 742 they've been using.


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User currently offlineCX829 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days ago) and read 2267 times:

I didn't think they'll put the A346 on the HKG-YYZ route.

User currently offlineInbound From Trinidad and Tobago, joined Sep 2001, 851 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2219 times:

288 pax on a 600 series??
what kinda seating arrangement is that? I mean, do pax get like a mile of leg room each?

288 pax is what BWIA packs into it's 300 series and nobody's complained about space yet.

I love that "mine's bigger than yours"....branson is a riot!



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User currently offlineCXCPA From Hong Kong, joined May 2000, 387 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2199 times:

Before September 11 attack, CX said that A340-600 for HKG-JFK non-stop flight. But now,....

User currently offlineThe Coachman From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1425 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2179 times:

It'll go where cargo revenue is great, ORD can't be ruled out...

LHR maybe in line as well.



M88, 722, 732, 733, 734, 73G, 73H, 742, 743, 744, 752, 762, 763, 772, 773, 77W, 320, 332, 333, 345, 388, DH8, SF3 - want
User currently offlineJesseycy From New Zealand, joined Aug 2001, 343 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2150 times:

Inbound, U make it sound like getting lots of legrrom is a bad thing! But seriously, if you look at the setaing plans, there will be loads of J class seats! 60! That's one big Biz class cabin!

User currently offlineLGB Photos From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2083 times:

What is the time when the CX A346 will be arriving at LAX?

User currently offlinePropatriamori From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 132 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2036 times:

From the OAG website...

Flight CX 880 - Cathay Pacific Airways Aircraft 346
Depart Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Apt Dep. Time 11:35pm Dec 02
Arrive Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Apt Arr. Time 07:55pm Dec 02
Travel Time 12 hours 20 mins Total Stops None


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