Cathay Pacific Airways plans to debut its first Airbus A350-1000 to commercial service on July 1, on the carrier’s route from Hong Kong to Taipei. The Hong Kong-based airline took delivery of the aircraft June 19 in Toulouse. Cathay initially plans to operate the A350-1000 on routes around Southeast Asia for a few months, an airline spokeswoman said. The aircraft’s first full-time scheduled route will be on a new Hong Kong-Washington DC flight, which is scheduled to launch ...

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