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Cathay Pacific Resumes Flights Between Hong Kong and Chennai, India

Cathay Pacific has resumed flights between Hong
Kong and
Chennai, India.

After a hiatus of four years, CX will operate the
route with thrice weekly flights using Airbus A330 aircraft
configured with 39 Business Class flat-bed seats and 223 Economy
Class seats.

From Hong Kong, flight CX641 is scheduled to take
off every
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 21:50, arriving in Chennai at 01:00
the following day.

Cathay Pacific A330 reg: B-LBK. Picture by Steven Howard of Click to enlarge.

Cathay Pacific A330 reg: B-LBK. Picture by Steven Howard of

Flight CX632 from Chennai is slated to leave
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 02:20, arriving back in Hong Kong at 09:55.

“The resumption of
direct flights from Chennai to Hong Kong underscores our
commitment to delivering outstanding service and connectivity,”
said Rakesh Raicar, Regional General Manager – South Asia, Middle
East and Africa, Cathay Pacific. “With the resurgence of both
leisure and business travel from Chennai, along with a noticeable
increase in student traffic, we are committed to providing
services that cater to the diverse requirements of our customers.
The strategic significance of key routes to and from Chennai
aligns seamlessly with our dedication to offering enhanced

First launched in June 2008, Cathay Pacific’s resumption of direct flights
means belly capacity has been added to the airline’s
cargo services to and from Chennai. This increased capacity allows Cathay
to offer more solutions for time-sensitive products such as perishables
as well as
mail and courier services.

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