Christchurch Airport welcomes Cathay Pacific’s new non-stop Christchurch service from Hong Kong starting December 2017

New Zealand, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time. The non-stop Christchurch service will operate three times a week, departing Hong Kong on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer specially brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 feet

Cathay Pacific introduces Betsy Beer – the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 ft By using a combination of science and traditional brewing methods, Betsy Beer is a high-quality craft ale that has travel in its DNA HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The quality of the inflight dining… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon launch the latest edition of their Vantage Pass promotion

  HONG KONG, 2017-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon are launching the latest edition of their Vantage Pass promotion, enabling passengers commencing their journeys in Hong Kong to travel well with great value Business and Premium Economy Class flight combinations to over 80 worldwide destinations. The promotion period, which applies to… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific unveils its newly renovated First and Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Airport

Cathay Pacific unveils its newly renovated First and Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Airport   Featuring separate First and Business Class areas, the London lounge encapsulates the airline’s brand philosophy of a ‘Life Well Travelled’ HONG KONG, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (28 Nov 2016) unveiled its First and Business Class Lounge… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair: the new air traffic management system to strengthen Hong Kong’s status as one of the world’s leading aviation hubs

HONG KONG, 2016-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Dragonair fully support the implementation of the new Air Traffic Management System (ATMS) by the Civil Aviation Department (CAD), which the airlines believe is instrumental to strengthening Hong Kong’s status as one of the world’s leading aviation hubs. The airlines are confident that the CAD… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches first direct flights to Hong Kong from Gatwick Airport

Cathay Pacific‘s four-times-a-week service to boost business links with China and the wider Far East New Cathay Pacific service cements Gatwick’s place in the premier league of airports offering 50+ long haul routes across the globe Gatwick now connects UK to three Chinese cities, including only direct flights to Chongqing – the commercial capital of… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair announce 2.9% increase in July 2016 passenger number compared to same month last year

HONG KONG, 2016-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for July 2016 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the amount of cargo and mail uplifted compared to the same month last year. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried a total… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport announces passenger volume rose by 4.8% in March 2016 compared to same month last year

HONG KONG, 2016-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) saw steady growth in air traffic figures in March 2016. During the month, passenger volume rose by 4.8% to 6 million, while flight movements increased by 2.2% to 35,060, compared to the same month last year. Cargo throughput experienced mild growth of 1.1%… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined traffic figures for November 2015 reports 8.1% increase compared to November 2014

HONG KONG, 2015-12-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for November 2015 that show a sizeable increase in the number of passengers carried but a fall in the volume of cargo and mail uplifted compared to the same month in 2014. Cathay Pacific and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair implement special ticketing arrangements for outbound travel from Hong Kong to Korea between 9 June and 31 August 2015

HONG KONG, 2015-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the RED Travel Alert on Korea issued by the Security Bureau of the HKSAR Government, effective immediately Cathay Pacific and Dragonair will implement the special ticketing arrangements for outbound travel from Hong Kong to Korea between 9 June and 31 August 2015 inclusive. According to the Government’s Outbound Travel… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia marked the first day of Corroboree Greater China on Hamilton Island with the signing of aviation marketing deal with Cathay Pacific

SYDNEY, 2015-5-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia marked the first day of Corroboree Greater China on Hamilton Island with the signing of a major aviation marketing deal with Cathay Pacific, which will see the two parties jointly invest A$2 million during 2015 promoting Australia to key overseas markets. A key feature of the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for January 2015: passengers up 2.7% and 12.5% increase in the cargo YoY

HONG KONG, 2015-2-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for the first month of 2015 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the cargo and mail tonnage uplifted compared to the same month in 2014. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair… Read the full press release

Business Traveller China Awards named Cathay Pacific “2014 Best Asian Airline serving China”

SHANGHAI, 2014-11-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways is proud to have been named “Best Asian Airline serving China” in the 2014 Business Traveller China Awards. The annual awards, now in their 10th year, are decided by frequent travellers who vote for their favourite hospitality groups and airlines across the industry. The 2014… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to extend usage time for portable electronic devices onboard its flights

HONG KONG, 2014-9-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today announced that it will extend the time that passengers can use certain portable electronic devices onboard its flights. This follows the amendment of regulations on the use of such devices by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (HKCAD). From 15 September 2014, starting with flight CX592… Read the full press release

500 underprivileged young people celebrated their graduation from the Cathay Pacific “I Can Fly” Programme 2014 at Kowloon Park

HONG KONG, 2014-8-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Five-hundred young people gathered to celebrate their graduation from the Cathay Pacific “I Can Fly” Programme 2014 at Kowloon Park on 2 August. The event was the finale of a three-month programme that included aviation training, social service projects, flying lessons in Australia and a delivery flight from… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried 2,544,259 passengers in January 2014, increase of 9.3% vs. the same month in 2013

Hong Kong, 2014-2-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for January 2014 that show a year-on-year increase in passenger numbers, partially driven by the shift in the timing of Chinese New Year. Cargo and mail tonnage declined compared to the same month in 2013. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair… Read the full press release

First Cathay Pacific Freighter arrived at Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport

Dubai, UAE, 2014-2-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central welcomed Cathay Pacific’s first freighter flight on Saturday. The first Cathay Pacific CX061 Boeing 747-8 freighter took off from Hong Kong and arrived at DWC on 1 February 2014. The milestone event was celebrated by a traditional water salute upon the freighter’s arrival at… Read the full press release

160 people from less-advantaged families embark on journey of lifetime with the Cathay Pacific Spirit of Hong Kong Community Flight 2014

Hong Kong, 2014-1-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Cathay Pacific Spirit of Hong Kong Community Flight 2014 took off from Hong Kong International Airport today, taking more than 160 residents from 69 less-advantaged single-parent families into the skies over the city. The participants had never had the opportunity to fly together with their families before. The community flight… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures

Hong Kong, 2014-1-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for December 2013 that show passenger numbers increasing in line with the capacity increase for the month. Cargo and mail tonnage, however, showed a year-on-year decline despite more capacity being available. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried a total of… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to move its freighter operations from Dubai International to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC)

Dubai, UAE, 2013-12-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific announced today that it will move its freighter operations from Dubai International to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) from 01 February 2014. Dubai is Cathay Pacific’s transit hub for its European destinations including Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Paris and Milan. The airline currently operates 7 weekly… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways announced passengers carried and passenger capacity increase in its combined traffic figures for October 2013

Hong Kong, 2013-11-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for October 2013 that show an increase in both passengers carried and passenger capacity, alongside a small year-on-year drop in cargo and mail tonnage. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried a total of 2,533,066 passengers in October – an increase… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific’s Business Class named “Best Airline Business Class” at 2013 Business Traveller China Awards

Hong Kong, 2013-11-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways’ efforts to provide world-beating inflight products coupled with superior service were acknowledged when the airline took the “Best Airline Business Class” honour at the 2013 Business Traveller China Awards. The awards ceremony took place in Beijing on Friday, 15 November. The honour comes on top of a number… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways opened The Bridge, the airline’s sixth passenger lounge at Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong, 2013-11-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today opened The Bridge, the airline’s sixth passenger lounge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), following nine months of construction. The newly opened 2,567-square-metre lounge, conveniently located on Level 5 of the West Concourse at HKIA, near Gate 35, offers First and Business Class passengers an inviting environment of understated… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways announced code-share agreement with Bangkok Airways

Hong Kong, 2013-10-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will be adding the popular holiday destinations of Koh Samui and Krabi in Thailand to its network early next month following a code-share agreement reached with Bangkok Airways. Under the agreement, Cathay Pacific’s “CX” code will be placed on Bangkok Airways’ daily services between… Read the full press release

Harvard Business School authored and Amadeus commissioned study finds big data is set to shape the future of travel

2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Study, authored by Harvard Business School professor Thomas H. Davenport, finds that big data is set to shape the future of travel, with potential benefits for both travel companies and travellers alike Harnessing high volumes of new, unstructured data offers the promise of better decision-making, greater product innovation and stronger customer relationships,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific, S7 Airlines codeshare agreement

Cathay Pacific offers the best of Russia coast-to-coast through new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner S7 Airlines 2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific’s own service to Moscow will now be complemented by three additional destinations in Russia as Hong Kong’s home carrier announces a new code-share agreement with oneworld partner, S7 Airlines. St. Petersburg in the… Read the full press release

The Cathay Pacific Group Raised HK$2 million to Support UNICEF’s relief efforts in Sichuan Province

2013-05-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Cathay Pacific Group today announced that it has raised HK$2 million through a corporate-wide appeal that will go to support UNICEF’s relief efforts in Ya’an, Sichuan in Mainland China, where an earthquake on 20 April took a devastating toll. The donation includes around HK$850,000 contributed by Hong Kong and overseas staff… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair have created a buzz with the launch of “fanfares” website – attracted more than 3 million hits

2013-04-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific and Dragonair have created a buzz in Hong Kong with the launch of “fanfares” – one of the most exciting fare promotions ever to hit the city. The airlines’ dedicated “fanfares” website has attracted more than 3 million hits since its launch in October last year. “fanfares” provides weekly offers… Read the full press release