"The spirit of Hong Kong" is climbing out of RWY07C bound for Hong Kong HKG. Delivered 10/2007.
"The Spirit of Hong Kong" took off as CPA840 to JFK, which was a rare daytime departure for this bird.
1600px Cathay's "Spirit of Hong Kong" triple taxiing for departure for the morning flight over to Hong Kong. [Canon 7D]
Apparently one of the first appearances of this colorful airliner at JFK, and what luck to have it visible on such a gorgeous spring day. Compare this image to these taken just four months earlier... (more)
CX691 from Hong Kong.
"Spirit of Hong Kong"
Cathay's cucumber awaits ATC clearance for a trans-pacific crossing to LAX. "Cathay 882" was eventually delayed for more that 2.5hrs due to poor weather.