25 August 2014
Cathay Pacific Airways said it has announced at a joint press conference at the Massachusetts State House that it will commence a new four-times-weekly nonstop service from Boston Logan International Airport to Hong Kong on May 3, 2015, subject to government approval.
The new service will link New England and Hong Kong directly for the first time, and marks Cathay Pacific´s sixth gateway in the United States, and eighth in North America. The airline currently serves Chicago, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), Newark, San Francisco, TSX and Vancouver.
This marks the 12th international nonstop service added to Logan since 2007. With 74 nonstop domestic and 40 international destinations, Boston´s Logan Airport is a key economic engine for the region, contributing more than USD8bn annually, and enhancing and enabling economic growth and vitality throughout New England.
The Boston service will be operated by Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777-300ER aircraft featuring Cathay Pacific´s renowned cabin products, including the newly-refreshed First Class; awarding-winning Business Class; the newest cabin class, Premium Economy; and the new long-haul Economy Class.