Tag: Hong Kong Airlines

Hong Kong Airlines Becomes New Operator Of The A350 XWB

Hong Kong Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, on lease from AerCap, making the carrier the 15th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin aisle airliner. Altogether Hong Kong Airlines will acquire 21 Airbus A350 XWB, including 15 purchased directly from Airbus and six on lease from third party lessors. […]

Hong Kong Airline’s First A350 XWB Performs Maiden Flight In Toulouse

The first A350-900 for Hong Kong Airlines has completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, further ground checks and test flights before being prepared for delivery at the end of August. Hong Kong Airlines has a total of 15 A350 XWB on order. Bringing new […]

Hong Kong Air Cargo Adds Jumbos

Atlas Air has placed three Boeing 747-400 freighters with Hong Kong Air Cargo Carrier under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) deal. The first aircraft will enter service with the Hong Kong Airlines subsidiary in September, serving routes between Asia and the US. The other two will begin operations next year. “We are delighted […]

Cathay Pacific Reportedly Set For Overhaul

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific is reportedly preparing for a business overhaul that could include job cuts, cost savings and shifting flights to its short-haul unit Cathay Dragon. Details of a major business review and a plan to stand up to increasing competition from Chinese and Gulf airlines as well as low-cost carriers will […]

Hong Kong Airlines Confirms Order for 9 More A330s

Hong Kong Airlines has signed a contract with Airbus for the firm order of nine additional A330-300 aircraft. The aircraft will be operated across a network which links Hong Kong with a wide range of destinations in Asia, and beyond. “Today’s announcement underscores our plan to operate an extensive regional network in Asia,” said Zhang Kui, […]

Airline Routes April, 2016

WestJet begins seasonal Boeing 737 services with 4X-weekly Halifax-Vancouver June 30 and 4X-weekly Halifax-Winnipeg July 2. V Air began Taipei TPE-Ibaraki service March 15. V Air’s also began 4X-weekly Manila-Taipei service. UPS added a new sorting facility and expanded its existing building at Ontario International Airport, Calif. The new building will process UPS next day […]

New Routes From January 2016

Airlines are launching new routes for the 2016.  Hong Kong Airlines begins 3X-weekly Airbus A320 service to Phnom Penh Feb. 27. It began 3X-weekly Hong Kong-Gold Coast-Cairns Jan. 8. Hong Kong Airlines increased Hong Kong-Tianjin service to 2X-daily. Blue Air begins 2X-weekly Hamburg-Bucharest Boeing 737 service March 29. Ryanair adds daily London STN-Timisoara Nov. 1. […]