Cathay Pacific start first regular Airbus A350 services to Perth: 29 October 2017

B-LRQ Airbus A350-941 (MSN 109) of Cathay Pacific at Perth Airport - 29 October 2017 Flight CX170 from Hong Kong, taxying in to park at bay 151 at 10:36pm, on the first Cathay Pacific A350 service to Perth. Photo © Caleb Hotz
B-LRQ Airbus A350-941 (MSN 109) of Cathay Pacific at Perth Airport – 29 October 2017
Flight CX170 from Hong Kong, taxying in to park at bay 151 at 10:36pm, on the first Cathay Pacific A350 service to Perth. Photo © Caleb Hotz

29 October 2017 © David Eyre

Cathay Pacific introduced the first regular Airbus A350 services from Perth today, replacing the previous Airbus A330-300 from 29 October 2017 on the daily CX171/CX170 night services between Perth and Hong Kong.

B-LRQ (MSN 109) departed Gate 47 at Hong Kong at 3:15pm, taking off from runway 07R at 3:35pm. It landed on Perth’s runway 21 at 10:31pm, and parked at Bay 151 at 10:36pm, a total time of 7 hours 21 minutes.

The aircraft then departed Perth’s bay 151 at 12:03am on 30 October, taking off from runway 21 at 12:19am and landing at Hong Kong’s runway 07L at 7:33am and arriving at the gate at 7:37am, a total time of 7 hours 34 minutes.

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David Eyre

President, Aviation Association of WA Inc

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