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
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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