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

Cathay Pacific announces new two-times-weekly service to Komatsu, Japan next spring

Cathay Pacific expands its Japan network with new route to Ishikawa Prefecture from April 2019 HongKong, China, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is introducing a new scheduled seasonal service to Komatsu next spring, making the beautiful natural landscapes and rich cultural attractions of Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture more easily accessible to travellers. The new… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces the addition of Château Montrose to its First Class inflight wine offering

Wines from the renowned estate unveiled on selected First Class routes from December HongKong, China 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific’s award-winning First Class wine cellar is soon to be enriched by the airline’s new partnership with Château Montrose – one of Bordeaux’s leading wineries. The partnership was unveiled during a spectacular wine dinner… Read the full press release

Royal Air Maroc joins oneworld airline alliance

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Air Maroc is to join oneworld, adding one of Africa’s leading and fastest growing airlines to the world’s premier airline alliance. Its election as a oneworld member designate was announced as the Chief Executives of the alliance’s 13 current member airlines, including Cathay Pacific Chief Executive… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific’s Change for Good inflight fundraising programme raised a total of HK$11.7 million in 2017 for UNICEF HK

The generosity of Cathay Pacific passengers is making a difference in the lives of children around the world Hong Kong, China, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group and the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) today (December 4, 2018) announced that a total of HK$11.7 million was raised from the Change… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific boosts non-stop service to Seattle to daily from summer 2019

Hong Kong’s home airline boosts non-stop service to daily on the back of robust advance demand Hong Kong, China, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has today (December 4, 2018) announced that its forthcoming non-stop service to Seattle will go daily from summer 2019, further strengthening the only direct link between Hong Kong and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific celebrates the launch of non-stop services to Davao City (Philippines), Medan (Indonesia) and, Cape Town (South Africa)

Cathay Pacific celebrates the launch of services to Davao City, Medan and Cape Town as record-breaking year of expansion continues Hong Kong, China, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group’s continuing network growth has been highlighted over the past few weeks by the launch of non-stop services to three new destinations – Davao… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific provides convenient access to Guangdong ports through codeshare agreement with Chu Kong Passenger Transport

Cathay Pacific to codeshare on Chu Kong Passenger Transport’s high-speed ferry services to Guangdong ports Hong Kong, China, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific customers around the world will soon enjoy convenient access to seven key Greater Bay Area (GBA) ports in mainland China’s Guangdong province, through the airline’s new codeshare agreement with Chu… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific treats Hong Kong and Macau senior residents to a 25% discount

25% off flights for Hong Kong and Macau residents aged 65 and over until 31 March 2019 Hong Kong, China, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — From today (October 10, 2018) until 30 November 2018, Hong Kong and Macau residents aged 65 and over will enjoy a 25% discount on all flights departing between 1 November… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes HKSAR Government measures to strengthen the transport connectivity of Lantau with other cities in the Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomes the commitment of the Hong Kong SAR Government of making its “Lantau Tomorrow Vision” a priority as outlined in the 2018 Policy Address given today by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam. The airline welcomes the Government’s… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific increases frequencies to Adelaide, Frankfurt, Madrid and Tokyo

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Our customers have spoken, and we have listened. Not only are we adding more and more destinations to our already expansive global network*, we are also increasing the frequency of services on some of our most popular routes across three continents to give our passengers more… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Boeing to donate the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona

B-HNL expected to fly into retirement on 18 September from Hong Kong Hong Kong, China, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Boeing announced today (September 17, 2018) that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches scheduled seasonal service from Hong Kong to Tokushima in Japan

The Cathay Pacific Group’s newest destination in Japan underlines a year of exceptional growth for Hong Kong’s home airline HONG KONG, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group will introduce a scheduled seasonal service from Hong Kong to Tokushima in Japan, as its record-breaking year of network expansion continues. The new two-times-weekly service… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes the Official Airline Partner of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong

Carrier supports local sports talents at multi-sports events as official airline partner HONG KONG, 2018-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has become the Official Airline Partner of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China from 2018 to 2022, providing support for home-grown athletes to participate in a series of high-profile… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific successfully trials Bluetooth low-energy beacons at its cargo hub in Hong Kong

Airline has been working with Unilode Aviation Solutions and OnAsset Intelligence to enable end-to-end shipment tracking with real-time information HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has undertaken a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons in the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, the airline’s cargo hub in Hong Kong. The trial,… Read the full press release