The carrier will use three Airbus SAS A330 aircraft on the route starting March 7, it said in an e-mailed statement today.
Customers can purchase a round-trip ticket for as low as HK$16,640 ($2,136) when booking 28 days before departure from Dec. 1, the carrier said. The published fare for a round trip will be from HK$46,840.
Hong Kong Air is adding long-haul routes in competition with Cathay. The carrier also plans to start services to Paris and Sydney, spokeswoman Eva Chan said in an interview last week.
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