Cathay Pa­cific in the Amer­i­cas

Cathay Pa­cific Air­ways an­nounced an ex­pan­sion of its freighter ser­vices in the Amer­i­cas with the ad­di­tion of a twice-weekly sched­uled ser­vice to Port­land in Ore­gon, the United States, from Novem­ber, 2016, sub­ject to govern­ment ap­proval. Port­land will be C

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The new Port­land ser­vice will op­er­ate on a Hong Kong (HKG) – An­chor­age (ANC) – Los Angeles (LAX) – Port­land (PDX) – An­chor­age (ANC) – Hong Kong (HKG) rout­ing ev­ery Thurs­day and Satur­day, us­ing Cathay Pa­cific’s new­est and big­gest freighter, the Boe­ing 747-8F. The ser­vice will meet grow­ing de­mand to move a wide range of com­modi­ties from the Pa­cific North­west and the United States to var­i­ous parts of Asia, pro­vid­ing ship­pers with greater choice and flex­i­bil­ity when con­nect­ing to Cathay Pa­cific’s in­ter­na­tional cargo net­work through the Hong Kong hub.

The Boe­ing 747-8F air­craft of­fers more cargo space to carry the an­tic­i­pated high vol­umes of semi-fin­ished footwear and ap­parel, elec­tron­ics, and per­ish­ables from Port­land and its catch­ment area into Asia. Port­land is also one of the fast grow­ing hubs for e-com­merce re­lated ship­ments for the Pa­cific North­west re­gion.

The state-of-the-art Cathay Pa­cific Cargo Ter­mi­nal at Hong Kong In­ter­na­tional Air­port of­fers a broad spec­trum of lo­gis­ti­cal so­lu­tions for the air­freight in­dus­try. Com­bin­ing ad­vanced tech­nol­ogy with stream­lined work flows to set new ser­vice bench­marks for the in­dus­try, cus­tomers ben­e­fit from ex­tended cut-off times, last-minute cargo ac­cep­tance and re­duced con­nec­tion times for tran­ship­ments. Si­mon Large, Direc­tor- Cargo, Cathay Pa­cific, said, “The Amer­i­cas is a very im­por­tant mar­ket for Cathay Pa­cific and we are de­lighted to add Port­land to our ex­pand­ing freighter net­work.

We are com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing the best cargo ser­vices con­nect­ing Asia to this im­por­tant man­u­fac­tur­ing Flight No Flight No CX3280 CX3281 Rout­ing Rout­ing HKG – ANC LAX – PDX Depar­ture Depar­ture 05:30 07:25 re­gion, and at the same time boost­ing Hong Kong’s stand­ing as one of the world’s key in­ter­na­tional air­freight hubs.”

De­tails of Cathay Pa­cific’s new Port­land (PDX) freighter ser­vice are as fol­lows: Ar­rival Ar­rival 22:00-1 09:45 Stopover Stopover / / Day of the week

The ser­vice will meet grow­ing de­mand to move a wide range of com­modi­ties from the Pa­cific North­west and the US to var­i­ous parts of Asia

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