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

Cathay Pacific Cargo adds Envirotainer Releye® RLP container to its extensive cool-chain options

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has added to its extensive cool-chain options for customers by being the first Asian air-cargo carrier to offer the Envirotainer Releye® RLP for carriage on its aircraft fleet. The Envirotainer Releye® RLP is an LD11-sized unit with a unique air flow technology for… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific highlights its commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at its Sustainable Development Report 2020

Sustainable Aviation Fuel, carbon offsetting and reducing emissions are key to achieving greener aviation Hong Kong, China, 2021-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming one of the first airlines in Asia to establish a timeline for making carbon neutrality a reality. The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches “Arm up, let’s fly again!” campaign to build awareness on the importance of getting vaccinated

Cathay Pacific supports the community vaccination drive with its employee campaign Hong Kong, China, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is proactively encouraging all of its employees to get vaccinated, seeing this as a crucial step in the resumption of regular international air travel and the return to normal life for everyone in… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo announces pilot of IATA’s ONE Record initiative in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has taken a significant step towards the end-to-end digitisation of the global supply chain by taking the lead in its third pilot of IATA’s ONE Record initiative, this time at its home hub in Hong Kong. The success of this pilot marks a… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific resumes Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is excited to welcome the resumption of the Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble and is ready to fly passengers on board its two-way, all-purpose, quarantine-free Air Travel Bubble flights starting 26 May. These flights will be operated by pilots and cabin crew who have… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo announces milestone of shipping 15 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world

Airline passes landmark figure with flights to Hong Kong and beyond Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has passed the milestone of shipping 15 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The landmark figure includes vaccines that have been imported for use in Cathay Pacific’s home hub of Hong Kong, as… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific operates special flights to bring Hong Kong residents home from the United Kingdom

Airline welcomes partial relaxation of quarantine measures for passengers Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific stands ready to support the operation of special flights to bring Hong Kong residents home from the United Kingdom. The flights (CX2252) will be departing from London Heathrow on 21 and 28 April 2021. Seats… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches brand new flexible payment option Miles Plus Cash

Cathay Pacific’s new Miles Plus Cash offers customers an easy way to book tickets on any flight with access to more seat availability Hong Kong, China, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is launching Miles Plus Cash, our brand new payment option that gives customers the flexibility to pay using a mix of… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes the introduction of digital health platforms

Another trial completed on a Hong Kong-Los Angeles flight Hong Kong, China, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific strongly supports the introduction of digital health platforms that securely validate compliance with the health-related entry requirements set by different governments, including negative COVID-19 tests and vaccination, enabling travellers to go overseas with reassurance and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo facilitates fast and effective distribution of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide through new solution

The new quality-assured solution facilitates the fast and effective import and transhipment of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has built on its many years of experience in transporting pharmaceutical shipments to develop a vaccine solution specifically for the fast and effective distribution of COVID-19 vaccines… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to provide more assistance to customers through WhatsApp

Customers can now contact us with their enquiries via a dedicated WhatsApp channel Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of our commitment to offer a great customer experience, today (January 11, 2021) Cathay Pacific announces the opening of WhatsApp as a channel for our customers to contact us whenever they… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces resumption of flights from Hong Kong to London Heathrow

Flights from Hong Kong will operate from 12 January, while flights departing from the UK remain suspended Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announces that it will resume flight services from Hong Kong to London Heathrow (LHR) from 12 January in order to assist customers needing to travel to the UK…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo starts freighter service between Hong Kong and Riyadh

The scheduled service will operate once per week every Tuesday Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo is launching a new scheduled freighter service between Hong Kong and Riyadh (RUH) starting 5 January 2021. The airline has seen a growing demand for air cargo flights between Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to provide free COVID-19 coverage to all passengers through AXA General Insurance Hong Kong partnership

Cathay Pacific is providing free COVID-19 insurance to all passengers so they can travel knowing they’re covered Hong Kong, China, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is helping customers travel with confidence by collaborating with AXA General Insurance Hong Kong Limited to provide free COVID-19 coverage to all passengers whenever they fly with… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes Government’s commitment to the continued development of the Hong Kong aviation hub

Hong Kong, China, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomes the Hong Kong SAR Government’s commitment to strengthening Hong Kong’s long-term competitiveness as a leading global aviation hub and international logistics centre, as outlined in the 2020 Policy Address given today (November 25, 2020) by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes announcement of an Air Travel Bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore

Hong Kong, China, 2020-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomes the announcement of an in-principle agreement between the authorities in Hong Kong and Singapore to set up an Air Travel Bubble between the two cities. Cathay Pacific Chief Customer and Commercial Officer Ronald Lam said: “Singapore is a popular destination for Hong Kong travellers… Read the full press release

SFO gradually restarts international flights

Resumption of international flights continues in earnest SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) welcomed the return of service from several international airlines in June 2020, including the following: June 4th China Airlines resumed passenger flights to Taipei, operating one passenger flight per week United Airlines resumed… Read the full press release