Cathay Pacific has a fleet of 102 all wide bodied aircraft. If that is not enough, the Hong Kong-based airline will be growing its fleet again this year. In September it takes delivery of 18 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Along with a raft of other orders, the new planes could “add an exciting new edge to Cathay’s competitiveness and enable us to add new frequencies and flights,” says the airline’s CEO, Philip Chen.
There is talk of the airline expanding its services to New York and San Francisco. Aside from the 777s, a firm order for 34 other aircraft is in the bag including: five Airbus A330-300 and 11 Boeing 747-400s. And these planes ha t be il d, o pe f dh g wt fo th a li h th re on
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