Cathay Pacific has today commenced A350 services into Melbourne Airport. This is the first aircraft up gauge for Melbourne from Cathay for this year, From march 1st the Hong Kong-based airline will upgrade the CX163/178 service from an A330-300 to a 3 class 777-300ER.

Here is the A350 schedule:

CX105 leaves Hong Kong at 12:05 AM and arrives into Melbourne at 12:20 PM.

CX104 leaves Melbourne at 3:25 PM and arrives into Hong Kong at 9:45 PM.

The airline’s A350 is a 3 class configured aircraft with a brand new Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy product.

Cathay’s A350 Business Class feature 38 lie-flat upgraded Zodiac Cirrus seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. The seats have a pitch of 45 inches, a bed length of 70 inches and a width of 20 inches.

Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class

The aircraft also features 28 Premium Economy seats which are in a 2-4-2 configuration. The seats have a recline of 9 inches, a pitch of 40 inches and a width of 20 inches.

Cathay Pacific A350 Premium Economy

And lastly, the Cathay A350 has 214 Economy seats in a 3-3-3 configuration. The seats have 6 inches of recline, 32 inches of pitch and have a width of 18 inches.

Cathay Pacific A350 Economy Class

Melbourne is the first destination to get Cathay’s A350 in Australia, Brisbane will get the aircraft from March 26th.

Source (Photos/Information) – Cathay Pacific