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Cathay Pacific enhances Sri Lanka service with new non-stop flights to Colombo

August 12, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Cathay Pacific today announced that it will enhance its service to Sri Lanka by operating four non-stop flights a week to Colombo from 27 October 2014.

The direct flights will replace the flights that currently stop in Singapore and will make Cathay Pacific the only airline to operate direct services between Hong Kong and Colombo. The airline will still offer a daily service to Sri Lanka, with three flights a week continuing to operate via Bangkok.

The new direct flights will be operated by an Airbus A330-300 aircraft equipped with Cathay Pacific’s award-winning long-haul Business Class seats together with new Premium Economy and Economy Class seats. Passengers will be able to enjoy on-demand inflight entertainment in all classes.

Cathay Pacific has been serving Sri Lanka for more 20 years. This latest service enhancement will provide passengers from Sri Lanka with greater choice and more convenience when travelling to Hong Kong or onwards to other destinations in Cathay Pacific’s international network or the regional network of sister airline, Dragonair.

The flight schedule for Cathay Pacific’s enhanced Colombo (CMB) service, effective 27 October 2014, is as follows (all times local):

Flight No. Routing Departure Arrival Day of the week
CX 611 HKG-CMB 2010 2330 Mon, Fri
1950 2310 Wed
2030 2350 Sat
CX 610 CMB-HKG 0045 0845 Tues, Sat
0035 0835 Thurs
0105 0905 Sun

The Colombo (CMB) service via Bangkok remains unchanged (all times local):

Flight No. Routing Departure Arrival Day of the week
CX703 HKG-BKK 2000 2155 Tue, Thu, Sun
BKK-CMB 2305 0055+1
CX700 CMB-BKK 0225 0715 Mon, Wed, Fri
BKK-HKG 0825 1210

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