Cathay Pacific boosts Jeddah, Sapporo
18 January 2010: Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will increase the number of flights to Jeddah from four times a week to daily from 28 March in response to market demand. The airline launched its service to Saudi Arabia’s second major commercial city last October. With the additional flights it will operate a total of 14 flights a week to the Kingdom, including a daily service to the country’s capital, Riyadh.
In addition, Cathay Pacific is responding to high demand to Sapporo during the summer holiday season, increasing the frequency from four flights a week to daily in July and August. The additional flights to Sapporo will provide more convenience for leisure travellers planning trips to the increasingly popular Hokkaido region.
Details of the enhanced services to Jeddah and Sapporo are as follow:
– Daily service effective from 28 March 2010
– Aircraft type: Airbus 330-300
– Three more flights added in July and August 2010 making it a daily service during the summer holiday season
– Aircraft type: Boeing 747-400