Cathay Pacific to Resume Flights in Russian Airspace

DALLAS – Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) has announced it will resume using Russian airspace on some flights that were suspended after Moscow invaded Ukraine.

Cathay Pacific will begin flying its “Polar route” from New York (JFK) to Hong Kong (HGK) on Tuesday, the company said in an emailed statement to Reuters.

Hong Kong’s flag carrier said it would overfly Russia’s far east due to strong headwinds and payload issues on its flights from the East Coast of North America to Hong Kong.

Cathay Pacific said, “The Polar Route provides a safe, direct, and the fastest flight experience to our customers travelling from read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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