Dragonair ups Mainland China frequencies and capacities

3 Mar 2011

Dragonair, Cathay Pacific’s subsidiary, will boost frequencies to Kaohsiung and several destinations in Mainland China from March 27 for the peak summer season. All the additional flights below will be operated by an Airbus A320.

  • The carrier will increase frequencies to Kaohsiung from 32 flights per week to 42 flights.
  • One more daily flight will be added on the Hong Kong-Xiamen route bringing it up to four flights per day. The additional flight will depart Hong Kong at 2140 and arrive in Xiamen at 2250. The return leg will depart from Xiamen at 0740 and arrive in Hong Kong at 0900.
  • Flights to Ningbo will increase to 10 flights weekly with the addition of three more flights. The extra flights will depart Hong Kong at 1730 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving in Ningbo at 1940. The return leg will depart from Ningbo on the following days at 0905 and arrive in Hong Kong at 1110.
  • The carrier will fly daily to Chongqing, up from a thrice weekly service, with the addition of flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The new flights will depart Hong Kong at 1350 and arrive in Chongqing at 1600 while return flights will depart Chongqing at 1650 and arrive back in Hong Kong at 1905.
  • Flights to Nanjing and Chengdu will be upped to a twice daily service. The additional flight to Chengdu will depart Hong Kong at 1940 and arrive in Chengdu at 2210 and the return leg will depart Chengdu at 0820, touching down in Hong Kong at 1110. The additional flight for Nanjing will depart Hong Kong at 1840 on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving in Nanjing at 2105. The return leg departs Nanjing on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 0835 and arrives in Hong Kong at 1100.

The carrier will also use the larger A330-300 aircraft for one of its flights to Hangzhou and Fuzhou in order to boost capacity and meet demand from March 27 and May 1 respectively.

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Alisha Haridasani

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