Dhaka : Cathay Pacific will resume non-stop flights between Dhaka and Hong Kong from December 3, enabling passengers to rediscover the people, places, and experiences that matter the most, said the airline in a press release on August 1.
The airline will operate one flight per week on Saturday, providing travellers with direct access to Hong Kong in addition to seamless connections to onward destinations in Japan, Australia, Canada, USA and South Korea.
All flights will depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and can be booked through preferred travel agents, the Cathay Pacific website or sales shop.
On Saturdays, flight CX667 will depart Hong Kong at 19:35 local time and arrive in Dhaka at 22:00 local time while on Sundays, flight CX662 will depart Dhaka at 23:10 local time and arrive in Hong Kong at 04:45 local time.
On the occasion, Ahmed Reza, Country Manager - Bangladesh and Bhutan, Cathay Pacific, said, "Reactivating our link from Bangladesh to Hong Kong is extremely important to us as the market remains a priority. We're confident our offerings like the ease of connections, warm Asian hospitality, diverse in-flight entertainment options and customer-centric initiatives such as our health document verification tool, Fly Ready, make us one of the world's greatest service brands."
"Aside from the stream of those visiting friends and relatives, we also welcome travellers searching for cultural experiences abroad. Moreover, our much-anticipated weekly passenger flights will also support our cargo freighters, of which we have three per week from Dhaka."
Customers flying from Dhaka can now experience comfort on Cathay Pacific's Airbus A330-300, providing travellers with an unsurpassed cabin environment on Dhaka-Hong Kong route.
The aircraft, which is configured with a two-class cabin layout, features Business and Economy class, which comes equipped with state-of-the-art inflight-entertainment offering four times the content.
As part of its efforts to enable a superior customer experience, Cathay Pacific introduced its Fly Ready tool that allows guests to conveniently upload their Covid-19 test results and other required health documents before their flight to Hong Kong.
Customers can upload their documents between 48 and 12 hours before their flight to be verified ahead of time, allowing them to have a seamless and hassle-free travel experience.
The airline also launched the Fly (worry) Free programme, allowing travellers greater flexibility in their bookings with the option to make unlimited ticket changes, including changes to travel dates as well as destination, until December 31, 2022. No fees will be charged for changes; however, any tax or fare differences may apply.
Customers booking their tickets through Cathay Pacific's website can not only enjoy the flexibility to purchase tickets using a mix of Miles Plus Cash but also can avail 20 per cent off on Hong Kong's Airport Express service.