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

Cathay Pacific announces recapitalisation plan

The plan will help maintain our competitiveness and operations amid unprecedented challenges to the global travel market Hong kong, China, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (June 9, 2020) announced a recapitalisation plan that will help it maintain its competitiveness and operations, while continuing its commitments to Hong Kong as an international… Read the full press release

The Cathay Pacific Group temporarily modifies services to and from destinations in mainland China

Hong kong, China, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is implementing temporary service modifications on all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights to and from destinations in mainland China effective 30 January 2020 until further notice. This modified service offering is strictly a temporary measure designed to further strengthen our health and safety… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces three new Cathay ChangeMakers for 2020

Hong kong, China, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is bolstering its efforts to give back to society with the announcement of its three new Cathay ChangeMakers for 2020. These forward-thinking individuals have each made significant contributions to environmental protection, youth development and cultural inclusion – three key pillars of the airline’s community… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded new ground handling contracts in North America by Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air have awarded new ground handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in North America. At Newark Liberty International Airport, Cathay Pacific has extended its passenger handling agreement of the past five years to now also include ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing… Read the full press release

The Cathay Pacific Group introduces new Terminal Charge concession at Hong Kong International Airport

New initiative helps sustain competitiveness of HKIA and support the industry’s cost and operating efficiency Hong kong, China, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is boosting the competitiveness of Hong Kong International Airport as a global cargo hub by introducing a new Terminal Charge concession, effective from 1 April 2020. Customers of… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Group to optimise the passenger fleet of its airlines

Hong kong, China, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group will optimise the passenger fleet of its airlines – Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and HK Express – in order to allow each airline to achieve their full development potential by leveraging their respective unique strengths. The move is also designed to maximise each… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific partners with Black Sheep Restaurants to bring exciting new inflight dining menu

Airline teams up with dynamic Hong Kong-based hospitality group Black Sheep Restaurants to bring the city’s eclectic food culture to the sky Hong kong, China, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is elevating its Economy Class inflight dining experience with an exciting new menu developed in collaboration with Hong Kong’s most dynamic food… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific’s Betsy Beer is back with a new taste and a new look

Cathay Pacific’s hugely popular craft beer has a new look and flavour – and it’s now in all cabins on all long-haul flights Hong kong, China, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific’s hugely popular Betsy Beer is back and it’s better than ever with a new taste, a new look and a new rollout… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces return of its popular Vantage Pass promotion

Indulge in the comfort of Cathay Pacific’s Business and Premium Economy experience by booking two round trips for one great fare Hong kong, China, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific’s popular Vantage Pass promotion is back once again, allowing passengers to double their enjoyment of Cathay Pacific’s and Cathay Dragon’s Business and Premium Economy… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific enhances experience with significantly enriched inflight entertainment offering

Feel more with the airline’s enriched onboard library and enjoy a true entertainment experience on every flight Hong kong, China, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is giving customers more of what they love with four times the entertainment available to discover and enjoy every time they fly. This significantly enriched inflight… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific helps shape Hong Kong’s aviation leaders of tomorrow through its I Can Fly community programme

Airline’s popular community programme helps shape Hong Kong’s aviation leaders of tomorrow Hong kong, China, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues its mission to help shape the future aviation leaders of Hong Kong, imparting valuable airline and social responsibility experience to 180 local students as part of its eighth I Can Fly community… Read the full press release

Patrick Healy to succeed John Slosar as Chairman of Cathay Pacific

Hong kong, China, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announced today (September 4, 2019) that Mr. John Slosar, Chairman of the company, will be retiring at the conclusion of the next board meeting on 6 November 2019. The Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Patrick Healy to succeed Mr. Slosar as Chairman of Cathay… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Announces Senior Management Changes

Hongkong, China, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announced today (August 16, 2019) the following management changes, effective from 19th August: Mr. Augustus Tang appointed Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Mr. Rupert Hogg. Mr. Ronald Lam appointed Chief Customer and Commercial Officer, succeeding Mr. Paul Loo.  Ronald Lam will remain Chief Executive Officer of Hong… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces new seasonal services to Niigata and the return of flights to Tokushima, Japan

Launching new seasonal services to Niigata and rejoicing the return of Tokushima Hong Kong, China, 2019-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is giving customers more reasons to jet to Japan this winter with the addition of two extra seasonal routes including a new service to Niigata and the return of flights to… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific completes the acquisition of Hong Kong Express Airways

HK Express will remain a stand-alone low-cost carrier to serve a niche value market segment Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announces that it has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong Express Airways (HK Express). HK Express is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Officer… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes Lavinia Lau as Director Commercial

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today (July 19, 2019) announced the appointment of Lavinia Lau as Director Commercial with immediate effect. She is responsible for the passenger functions of Revenue Management and Sales and Distribution, together with Planning for both the passenger and freighter fleets and networks. Previously, Lavinia… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific reopens newly renovated Shanghai Pudong Cathay Pacific Lounge

Cathay Pacific is moving beyond with the re-opening of the newly renovated Shanghai Pudong lounge on 18 July Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is reopening its newly renovated Shanghai Pudong Cathay Pacific Lounge on July 18, marking the introduction of the airline’s awards-winning lounge design to mainland China for the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific sponsors eight local startups at RISE

Eight selected homegrown start-ups to showcase their innovative solutions at Asia’s largest technology conference Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues to foster up-and-coming tech talent in Hong Kong by sponsoring eight local startups’ much-coveted presence at RISE, Asia’s largest technology conference. They have been selected for their innovative initiatives that… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has become the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) globally-recognised accreditation for perishable product handling. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders and regulators, IATA created the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) with the aim… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong

Eastbound expansion of Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers of Cathay Pacific’s cargo division and Lufthansa Cargo are now enjoying the advantages of the recent expansion of the carriers’ joint business agreement (JBA), which has seen the start… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific names Paul Chow as Group General Counsel

Paul Chow will assume the position from July 2019 Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Chow to the position of Group General Counsel effective 01 July 2019. Mr. Chow is a partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, one of the most prestigious… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes a full member of Pharma.Aero

Membership of the pharma supply chain association recognises the airline’s capabilities in handling high-value, time-sensitive pharmaceutical products Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has become a full member of Pharma.Aero, a cross-industry collaboration for pharma shippers, CEIV-certified cargo communities, airport operators and other air cargo industry stakeholders.  Cathay Pacific has been… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Services Limited becomes one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification

Cathay Pacific Services Limited recognised for perishables handling; world’s first to receive IATA CEIV Fresh certification Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific congratulates Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, on becoming one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification, a globally-recognised perishable product handling accreditation…. Read the full press release

oneworld to roll out new app capabilities and alliance-branded and managed airport lounges this year

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — oneworld® is making it even easier for travellers to fly across its 1,100-destination global network by harnessing the power and convenience of digital technology and rolling out alliance-branded and managed airport lounges later this year. The alliance’s member airlines will progressively from this year offer the ability,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific introduces new ‘Hong Kong Flavours’ dining series across all cabin classes

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Wok-fried lobster in broth with crispy and steamed rice, fish ball and fish cake flat rice noodle soup and soy-braised chicken with Chinese sausage on steamed jasmine rice are among a series of authentic Cantonese dishes that Cathay Pacific customers are now enjoying inflight as part of… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific creates dedicated yoga and meditation space at The Pier Business Class lounge

Hong Kong’s home airline creates dedicated yoga and meditation space at The Pier Business Class lounge Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A visit to Cathay Pacific’s Business Class lounge at The Pier in Hong Kong has just become even more beneficial for mind, body and soul following the opening of The Sanctuary… Read the full press release

easyJet welcomes Cathay Pacific as new airline partner to its connections service, Worldwide by easyJet

LUTON, England, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (JANUARY / 22/ 2019) announced Cathay Pacific will be a new airline partner to its unique connections service, Worldwide by easyJet. easyJet customers will be able to connect seamlessly between easyJet flights across its European network flying into London Gatwick Airport and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to focus on youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange on its new community engagement strategy

Hong Kong’s home airline rejuvenates strategy with a focus on youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange form the focus of Cathay Pacific’s rejuvenated community engagement strategy, which saw the inauguration… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces return of its popular Vantage Pass promotion

HongKong, China, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Our popular Vantage Pass promotion returns for 2019, enabling Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon customers to enjoy one fabulous trip after another with great value Business and Premium Economy Class fares. Vantage Pass provides you the chance to take advantage of our extensive global network and frequent non-stop… Read the full press release