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Old Apr 11, 19, 10:37 pm
Join Date: Nov 2007
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no change....

Originally Posted by smoaky View Post
Looking to book a ticket from Brisbane via Hong Kong and onwards to the US. Noticed the flight there uses an a330. From what I can tell this route is currently service by an a350. I'm booking nearly a year off, March 2020. Would have loved to try out the A350 as the flight onward to JFK isn't on one either. Anyone know if they are switching the planes used on the Brisbane route?
There is no change.

BNE has 2x daily flights....1x daily = A350, the second 3-4x weekly frequency is (and always has been) A333. You can just check the CX Flight timetable on their website:
Cathay Pacific Flight Timetable

and our Google doc we maintain too:
Cathay Pacific / Cathay Dragon Fleet, Route and Configuration Guide. You'll see in the matrix both 33K and 35G service BNE; and that the 33K serves CX150/155. (or you can just search for "BNE" in that spreadsheet).

Fyi both 35G and 33K are a similar long-haul Cirrus J product, although admittedly the A330 doesn't have WiFi and has an older IFE screen and interface. BNE is a guaranteed long-haul J product though no matter which flight you choose.

Perhaps we can get the title of the thread changed?
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