Cathay Pacific adds Phnom Penh to its growing network
Hong Kong, November 21, 2014 (STAT):-Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the launch of a new freighter service to Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, commencing 23November 2014.
The scheduled service will operate twice a week on a Hong Kong-Singapore-Penang-Phnom Penh-Hong Kong routing and will further strengthen the airline’s presence within the Asia Pacific region, offering customers greater choice and flexibility when moving goods betweenCambodia and other parts of the world.
Cathay Pacific’s Director Cargo James Woodrow said: “We are delighted to strengthen our already extensive network in Asia by operating scheduled freighter services to Cambodia for the first time. This new service to Phnom Penh will boost the flow of garments and other manufactured products out of Cambodia, taking advantage of our world-class facilities in Hong Kong to connect to our comprehensive cargo network.”
Regional Cargo Manager South Asia, Middle East & Africa, Anand Yedery said, “Cambodia is an emerging market. This new service will stimulate the flow of goods between Cambodia and India. We are expecting a demand for shipments like pharmaceuticals, spares, finished yarn, leather goods and accessories between the two countries.”