HONG KONG: Cathay bucks trend and expands cargo services

“We are pleased to announce the new services to Miami and Houston, which both provide good connections into the emerging markets of South and Central America. We are confident our four new freighter destinations, together with the enhancement of our services to Milan, will bring long-term benefits.” With the addition of the new services, Cathay […]


“We are pleased to announce the new services to Miami and Houston, which both provide good connections into the emerging markets of South and Central America. We are confident our four new freighter destinations, together with the enhancement of our services to Milan, will bring long-term benefits.”

With the addition of the new services, Cathay Pacific will operate flights to a total of 38 destinations using a fleet of 22 dedicated freighters. The airline is moving to a more fuel-efficient freighter fleet with three out of six Boeing 747- 400ERFs now delivered and 10 new Boeing 747-8Fs due for delivery starting in 2010.