Cathay Pacific today (21MAY18) filed additional update on planned A350-1000XWB operation, which now sees inaugural service moving forward to 01JUL18, instead of 01AUG18.
Initial inaugural service on regional routes:
Hong Kong – Bangkok 02JUL18 CX669/662
Hong Kong – Manila 09JUL18 CX907/906
Hong Kong – Singapore 09JUL18 CX635/636
Hong Kong – Taipei Taoyuan 01JUL18 CX484/485
From 01JUL18 onwards, A350-1000XWB is mainly scheduled to serve routes listed above, however operational flight and date varies.
Updated A350-1000XWB long-haul service includes:
Hong Kong – Madrid eff 28OCT18 A350-1000XWB replaces 777-300ER, 4 weekly in winter 2018/19 season
Hong Kong – Manchester 01DEC18 – 28FEB19 A350-1000XWB replaces A350-900XWB, 1 daily
Hong Kong – Tel Aviv eff 03OCT18 Planned A350-1000XWB service entry unchanged, replacing -900XWB (Except Tuesdays until 23OCT18). From 28OCT18, A350-1000XWB continues operating this route until 30NOV18
Hong Kong – Washington Dulles eff 15SEP18 4 weekly (Previously reported)
Planned A350-1000XWB operational routes and service entry date remains subject to change.