Iberia Maintenance and HK Express Sign Long-term Contract for V2500 Engine Maintenance

This is a long-term agreement to maintain 32 of HK Express’ V2500 engines powering its A320ceo and A321ceo fleet   Iberia Maintenance continues extending its V2500 customers base Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Iberia Maintenance and HK Express, a fully-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong home carrier Cathay Pacific, have signed a long-term… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to Double Flights to 13 Mainland Chinese Cities, Resuming Over 100 Flights per Week by End of March

The airline will operate 61 return flights per week between Hong Kong and 13 Mainland cities Hong Kong, China, 2023-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomes the Hong Kong SAR Government’s latest measures to facilitate quarantine-free travel between Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland, as well as the lifting of transit restrictions, effective… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces return of its elevated First class service

Customers can once again enjoy its elevated First class service on select popular flights Hong Kong, China, 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — As Cathay Pacific continues to add more flights and more destinations for its customers, the airline’s elevated First class service is also making its much-anticipated return, initially on select flights to and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Services Ltd opens fully temperature-controlled facility at the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal

The fully temperature-controlled, 1,250-square-metre centre will enhance CPSL’s pharmaceutical-handling capabilities Hong Kong, China, 2022-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Services Ltd (CPSL) earlier this month opened its newest facility at the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, a fully temperature-controlled area of over 1,250 square metres dedicated to the handling of pharmaceutical products. The purpose-built… Read the full press release

The Cathay Pacific Group aims to reach pre-pandemic capacity levels by end of 2024

Group aims to reach pre-pandemic capacity levels by end of 2024; will add about 3,000 flights and reach one-third capacity by end of 2022 Hong Kong, China, 2022-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group – comprising passenger airlines Cathay Pacific and HK Express – is committed to restoring passenger capacity and connectivity… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Aemetis sign SAF Offtake Agreement with Aemetis

Marking another step towards meeting the airline’s 10% SAF usage target by 2030 Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announced today (September 20, 2022) the signing of an offtake agreement with Aemetis for the supply of 38 million US gallons of blended Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to be delivered over… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific in August 2022: nearly 90 percent increase of number of passengers vs. last year’s August

Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (September 16, 2022) released its traffic figures for August 2022. The airline’s traffic figures continued to reflect the positive impact of further adjustments to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, notably the mandatory hotel quarantine arrangement for… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University to collaborate on Cadet Pilot training programme

Cultivating the next generation of pilots and building Hong Kong as a hub for aviation training Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (September 5, 2022) signed a three-year agreement to collaborate on a new integrated course for Cathay Pacific’s Cadet Pilot training… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific extends Fly Greener carbon-offset programme to its air cargo services

The programme’s carbon emissions calculator makes offsetting emissions easy and funds Gold Standard carbon-reduction projects with a social component Hong Kong, China, 2022-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is taking the lead in aviation’s sustainability efforts in Asia with the extension of Fly Greener to its air cargo services. Fly Greener is a… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo brings more transparency to overall shipment journey by pioneering two new milestones in the Cargo iQ Master Operating Plan

The recording of the handover to and from the ramp and the cargo warehouse will bring greater transparency to the cargo journey Hong Kong, China, 2022-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has become one of the first carriers to pioneer two new milestones in the Cargo iQ Master Operating Plan (MOP). The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific operated very first commercial flight at the Hong Kong International Airport’s new Third Runway

The landing of freighter flight CX 3251 from Shanghai Pudong was part of the operation familiarisation on the runway Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (July 8 2022) operated the very first commercial flight to land at the new Third Runway of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo welcome Swiss WorldCargo into its joint business agreement

Providing cargo customers of all three airlines with more choices Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo announce today (May 31, 2022) the entry of Swiss WorldCargo into the airlines’ joint business agreement, providing cargo customers with more direct connections, more flexibility and more time saving. The entry… Read the full press release

Cathay, The Hub Hong Kong and Articoin to facilitate new and sustainable fundraising channels for NGOs

NFT for Good: Hong Kong NGO The Hub Collaborates with Cathay and Articoin for ‘My Home in Sham Shui Po’ Project, Minting 5,000 Green NFTs for Charity Fundraising Committed to Supporting the SDGs Adopted by the United Nations, Revitalise and Reshape Charity Affairs during COVID and beyond Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Group reports on the progress towards its goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

New commitments in carbon neutrality and diversity, and supporting the Hong Kong community during the pandemic Hong Kong, China, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has released its annual Sustainable Development Report that addresses its commitment and progress in the areas of environmental, social and governance, which are of great importance… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches Corporate Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Programme

Working with corporate customers to use SAF for the first time at Hong Kong International Airport Hong Kong, China, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is launching its pilot Corporate Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Programme, the first major programme of its kind in Asia. The programme provides corporate customers the opportunity to reduce… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo launches Priority options on cargo shipments

New top tier, First (PR1), guarantees the highest commitment on speed and priority Hong Kong, China, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo is introducing a suite of Priority options, offering dedicated booking tiers tailored to cargo shipments. Priority provides greater choice and better-defined service options to customers: speed, capacity and assurance for… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific collaborates with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as it relaunches its Cadet Pilot training programme

Hong Kong’s home carrier is looking to recruit and train more than 800 local cadet pilots by 2025 HongKong, China, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is relaunching its Cadet Pilot training programme in a new collaboration with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) that aims to further enhance Hong Kong’s reputation as a… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific in November 2021: passengers up 85.2% vs November 2020 and 97.3% down compared to the pre-pandemic level in November 2019

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (December 14, 2021) released its traffic figures for November 2021 that continued to reflect the airline’s substantial capacity reductions in response to significantly reduced demand as well as travel restrictions and quarantine requirements in place in Hong Kong and other markets amid the ongoing… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes oneworld® Alliance announcement to purchase 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Announcement includes usage by Alaska, American Airlines, British Airways SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) applauded the announcement by the oneworld® Alliance of 14 airlines to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable fuels company Aemetis for operations at… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific first to launch HBO Max in Asia Pacific bringing unprecedented entertainment experience to passengers

Feel more. Explore over 200 hours of content from HBO Max Hong Kong, China, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is premiering the HBO Max branded channel in Asia for the very first time, becoming the first airline in Asia Pacific to introduce HBO Max Originals to its seatback inflight entertainment (IFE) experience…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific, Boston Consulting Group and airline leaders form organisation to accelerate decarbonisation in the aviation industry

New non-profit organisation will accelerate the development of radical technological innovations required to decarbonise aviation Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and other airline leaders announced today (October 28, 2021) the formation of the Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT), a new non-profit organisation founded to… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific’s next-generation shipment-tracking tool recognized at the 2021 IDC Future Enterprise Awards

The award recognises Cathay Pacific Cargo’s use of Internet of Things technology in its shipment-tracking too Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has been named “Best in Future of Connectedness” at the 2021 IDC Future Enterprise Awards for its development of Ultra Track: a next-generation track-and-trace solution that applies Internet… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes the Government’s confidence in and commitment to Hong Kong’s status as a leading international aviation hub

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomes the Hong Kong SAR Government’s confidence in and commitment to Hong Kong’s status as a leading international aviation hub, as outlined in the 2021 Policy Address given today (October 6, 2021) by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR Government, Carrie Lam…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and UNICEF HK raised HK$1.56 million in 2020 from ‘Change for Good’ inflight fundraising programme

Cathay Pacific and UNICEF HK raised HK$1.56 million in 2020 despite huge disruption to global air travel Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways and the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) announced today (October 4, 2021) that the ‘Change for Good’ (CFG) inflight fundraising programme raised a total… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific introduces Light, Essential and Flex fares tailored to customers’ travel needs

No two journeys are the same; introducing Light, Essential and Flex fares so customers can choose the fare that suits them best Hong Kong, China, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is redesigning its Economy fares to give customers greater choice and flexibility when booking flights. Cathay Pacific understands no two journeys are… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific reaffirms commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The airline highlights the importance of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as it works towards its target of net-zero emissions by 2050 Hong Kong, China, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is reaffirming its commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 by pledging to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of its total… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific celebrates its 75th anniversary of service

Customers can join the celebrations with limited-edition memorabilia and first-class dining experiences that commemorate the past, present and future Hong Kong, China, 2021-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific celebrates an important milestone in its history as it marks 75 years of creating meaningful human connections. Over the past 75 years we have grown… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific successfully trials the Commons Project’s CommonPass app on two live flights between Hong Kong and Singapore

Moving a step closer to hassle-free international air travel Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues to demonstrate the viability of digital health passes by successfully conducting two live flight trials involving volunteer customers travelling between Hong Kong and Singapore using The Commons Project’s CommonPass app earlier this month. The… Read the full press release

Standard Chartered, Cathay and Mastercard launch new range of credit cards

and limited offer of Marco Polo Club Silver or Gold membership Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (“Standard Chartered”), Cathay and Mastercard today (July 8, 2021) announced the launch of a new range of Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard Credit Cards with an array of exciting offers… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo introduces multi-dimensional tracking system Ultra Track

Multi-dimensional tracking system using Bluetooth technology offers near real-time monitoring for customers and proactive intervention when required Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo is introducing Ultra Track, its multi-dimensional tracking product, to its network, with a phased introduction at 29 ports across the globe. Cathay Pacific Cargo’s Ultra Track… Read the full press release