Cathay Pacific starts limited flights to London with no UK-HK service
HONG Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific is to resume flight services from Hong Kong to London Heathrow (LHR) from January 12 in order to assist customers needing to travel to the UK
HONG Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific is to resume flight services from Hong Kong to London Heathrow (LHR) from January 12 in order to assist customers needing to travel to the UK.
However, all flights from the UK to Hong Kong will continue to be suspended until January 25 in view of the HKSAR Government's entry restrictions.
In a statement, the airline said flight CX251 to London Heathrow will only operate on January12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21 and 24. All other flights from Hong Kong to London Heathrow and Manchester have been cancelled until January 10. The scheduled flight to Manchester on January 15 is now also cancelled.
'Cathay Pacific understands the importance of providing flexibility to our customers, enabling them to book flights with greater peace of mind. Customers can make free and unlimited changes to their tickets up to December 31 2021 or exchange them for Cathay Credits for use at a later date. Alternatively, customers can cancel their tickets and request a refund.'
The airline stressed that it's committed to providing a safe and secure travel environment for customers. In addition, Cathay said it was providing free Covid-19 insurance to all passengers who travel on board Cathay Pacific flights until February 28, 2021.