Cathay Pacific Wins Three Top Travel Trade Awards

17th Oct 2003

PRNewswire LOS ANGELES Oct. 16 :

Cathay Pacific Airways has won three key awards in the World Travel Awards
held in New York. As well as taking the “Asia`s Leading Airline” title,
the airline also carried off the “World`s Leading First Class” and
“World`s Leading Use of Inflight Technology” awards. This is the fourth
consecutive year that Cathay Pacific has won in the Asia`s leading airline
category since 2000. The airline also won in the World`s Leading First
Class category last year.
The World Travel Awards, billed as the premier global awards event in the
travel industry calendar, have been running for 10 years. This year`s
ceremony was attended by 500 leading lights from the travel industry at
The Plaza Hotel on October 13th.
The awards are decided by votes cast by travel professionals from 80,000
travel agencies in over 200 countries.

Cathay Pacific General Manager Corporate Communication Alan Wong said: “We
are delighted to receive such high praise from the travel trade. The
awards reflect our commitment to our passengers and product excellence.
Congratulations and thanks are due every member of our staff whose hard
work made these awards possible.”

More information regarding the World Travel Awards can be found at .
From the U.S., Cathay Pacific offers the only double daily non-stop
747-400 and A340-600 service from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, daily non-stop
747-400 service from San Francisco to Hong Kong, daily direct 747-400
service from New York to Hong Kong and daily non-stop 747-400 service from
New York to Vancouver onboard one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the


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