Cathay Pacific to Manchester

Cathay Pacific is flying their new(ish) 777-300ER (without First Class) to Manchester on December 8, 2014.

As from Cathay Pacific’s press release:

Located in north-west England, Manchester is a regional transport and business hub that is renowned for its architecture, culture, industrial heritage and sports clubs. Manchester International Airport is ranked third in the UK, after Heathrow and Gatwick, in terms of passenger throughput and has high potential for further growth.

The Manchester service will be operated by Boeing 777-300ER aircraft featuring Cathay Pacific’s acclaimed new cabin products, including the awarding-winning Business Class, Premium Economy Class and the new Economy Class seats. Together with the premium service provided by Cathay Pacific’s cabin crew and a state-of-the-art inflight entertainment system in all classes, passengers will be provided with the best experience when they travel between Hong Kong and Manchester.

Flights will depart from Hong Kong to Manchester every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Departures from Manchester are also on these days.

That explains it all. So basically, they’re running a 4x weekly service to Manchester. They released their timetable:

CX 357 HKG – MAN 01:00 – 06:20 77W MT_T_S_
CX 358 MAN – HKG 12:00 – 07:55 77W MT_T_S_

Kudos for Cathay for being the first carrier to Manchester from anywhere in China (there are none from the mainland as of now), and thumbs down for not including first class!

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