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Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific made aviation history with the first nonstop flight from New York to Hong Kong over the North Pole, which cut 5 hr. off die usual 20-hr., one-stop journey time. The flight, Polar 1, was part of Cathay's celebration marking the opening of Hong Kong's new international airport at Chek Lap Kok. Polar I was the first in a series of trials CX will carry out on the new route. …

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