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Cathay Pacific to commence Cape Town flights in November


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Cathay Pacific has now confirmed that the airline will add a new seasonal Cape Town service, effective November, 2018.

The airline has added a new seasonal Cape Town service, which will contribute towards the growth of tourism in South Africa

Cathay Pacific will launch a seasonal non-stop service to cosmopolitan Cape Town later this year, directly linking one of South Africa’s biggest business and leisure tourism destinations with Hong Kong, for the very first time.

The three-times-weekly service launches on 13 November 2018 until 18 February 2019 and will run alongside Cathay Pacific’s existing daily non-stop flights to Johannesburg. The new service will be operated by state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

Details of the new Cape Town service between 13 November 2018 and 18 February 2019 are as follows (all times local):

Flights will depart Hong Kong on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 23h45, arriving in Cape Town at 08h05 the following day. The Return service will depart Cape Town on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11h05, arriving in Hong Kong at 06h55 the following day.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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