Old Oct 4, 18, 8:51 am
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Originally Posted by UA_Flyer View Post

Probably difficult for UA to compete with CX A350 service (great aircraft to fly btw). Just look at how CX dominates HKG-LAX and also the multiple flights from HKG to JFK.

One possibility (also remote) for UA to consider IAD-HKG is that CX does not have the feeder traffic from AA as it has in LAX and JFK.

I'd be thrilled if they could make IAD-HKG work, but yeah, I just don't see them doing it. It would make getting to southeast Asia from IAD a lot easier (not having to take 7+ hour flights in NH knee-crusher Y or regional J from NRT would be great).
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