Cathay Pacific's subsidiary Cathay Dragon is starting two routes during the winter season, with flights from Hong Kong to Niigata and Tokushima in Japan.

The Hong Kong-Niigata service will opearate from 30 October 2019 to 28 March 2020, using an Airbus A330 configured with two classes.

It will also resume the seasonal Hong Kong-Tokushima service between 9 November 2019 to 28 March 2020, where it will deploy a two-class A320s.

Both routes are subject to approval and will operate on a twice-weekly basis.

“Japan is one of the most popular destinations for Hong Kong travellers and our routes there consistently perform well,” says Cathay Pacific's chief customer and commercial officer Paul Loo.

“Opening up routes to destinations not currently served from is a key part of our growth strategy and further boosts Hong Kong’s status as the leading international aviation hub in Asia,”

Cirium’s schedules data show that Cathay Dragon operates flights to the Japanese cities of Tokyo, Fukuoka, and Okinawa. This will also be the first link between Hong Kong and the cities of Niigata and Tokushima.

Source: Cirium Dashboard