Cathay Pacific Co-Initiates the Hong Kong Sustainable Aviation Fuel Coalition (HKSAFC) to Drive SAF Adoption

Collaborating with like-minded organisations to further promote the development and use of SAF in Hong Kong (IN SHORT) Cathay Pacific reaffirms its commitment to decarbonizing the aviation industry by co-initiating the Hong Kong Sustainable Aviation Fuel Coalition (HKSAFC) along with the Business Environment Council (BEC) and 13 other founding partners from the sustainable aviation fuel… Read the full press release

Cathay Expands Partnership for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Program to Accelerate Decarbonization Efforts

Welcoming three new partners into Cathay’s Corporate Sustainable Aviation Fuel Programme that are joining its mission to be Greener Together (IN SHORT) Cathay is reinforcing its commitment to sustainability by welcoming three new partners into its Corporate Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Programme, aimed at reducing carbon emissions in the aviation industry. Cargo companies Dimerco Express… Read the full press release

Cathay Cargo Orders Airbus A350F Freighters to Expand Fleet and Boost Cargo Connectivity

Strengthening Hong Kong as the world’s number one air cargo hub with Airbus A350F freighters (IN SHORT) Cathay Cargo, with a vision to become the world’s most customer-centric air cargo service brand, has placed an initial firm order for six Airbus A350F freighters and secured the option to acquire an additional 20 aircraft in the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Marks 35 Years of Cadet Pilot Training and Graduates First Integrated Programme Cohort

Celebrating the graduation of the first group of cadet pilots from its integrated programme with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (IN SHORT) Cathay Pacific celebrated the 35th anniversary of its Cadet Pilot Training Programme, emphasizing its commitment to nurturing young aviation professionals. The event also marked the graduation of the first group of cadet pilots… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Redeems 50% of Hong Kong Government’s Preference Shares, Aims to Complete Buyback by July 2024

Cathay has bought back 50% of the Hong Kong SAR Government’s preference shares and plans to buy the remainder by the end of July 2024 (IN SHORT) Cathay Pacific Group has achieved a significant milestone in its recovery plan by repurchasing 50% of the HK$19.5 billion preference shares issued to the Hong Kong Special Administrative… Read the full press release

Cathay Launches Global Premium Travel Lifestyle Brand with ‘Feels Good To Move’ Campaign

Cathay will now be the master brand around the world, simplifying the way our customers interact with us Hong Kong, China, 2023-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay is excited to announce that its new premium travel lifestyle brand is officially rolling out to markets around the world, celebrating passion for travel as a way… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Achieves Milestone with First Overseas Refueling of Sustainable Aviation Fuel on Commercial Flights

The airline is committed to increasing its use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel to achieve its net-zero carbon emissions goal Hong Kong, China, 2023-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues to make progress towards achieving its goal of using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of its total fuel use by 2030 by uplifting… Read the full press release

“Greener Together”: Cathay Pacific’s Sustainable Development Report emphasizes the importance of partnerships and collective action in achieving sustainability goals

The airline’s 2022 Sustainable Development Report outlines its determination to cooperate and innovate with partners to lead change Hong Kong, China, 2023-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As the Cathay Pacific Group continues to make important strides towards becoming a sustainability leader, it is pleased to announce the release of its 2022 Sustainable Development Report,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Applauds Hong Kong SAR Government’s Commitment to Strengthen Aviation Hub in 2021 Budget Speech

Hong Kong, China, 2023-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is encouraged by the Hong Kong SAR Government’s initiatives to continue strengthening the Hong Kong international aviation hub, as outlined in the Budget Speech given today (February 22, 2023) by Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR Government, Paul Chan Mo-po. Cathay Pacific Group… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Unveils Cathay Cargo in Latest Brand Overhaul, Strengthening Global Cargo Network

Aligning with Cathay’s vision to become one of the world’s greatest service brands Hong Kong, China, 2023-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay is excited to announce the launch of Cathay Cargo, a rebrand of its cargo business, and a change of name from Cathay Pacific Cargo. The change aligns with the airline’s overarching brand… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific partners with VTC to develop aviation talent in Hong Kong

MoU signed to support the development of the aviation industry and Hong Kong as an international hub Hong Kong, China, 2023-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vocational Training Council (VTC) of Hong Kong to jointly nurture a new generation of talent as… 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 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

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

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 Airways appoints Mandy Ng as the new CEO of HK Express

Airline and Cathay Pacific veteran Mandy Ng brings continuity and expertise to the Group’s newest wholly owned subsidiary Hong kong, China, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today (August 19, 2019) announced the appointment of Mandy Ng as the new CEO of HK Express with immediate effect. Mandy takes over from former CEO… 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 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 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 and Air Astana announce codeshare partnership

New codeshare partnership will offer greater choice and seamless connections to customers of both airlines through Hong Kong and Almaty Hongkong, 2018-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Air Astana today (March 5, 2018) announced an agreement that will enhance travel options for Cathay Pacific customers travelling to and from Kazakhstan and for… Read the full press release