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 inbound travellers.
Flight attendants normally like to enjoy long layovers in sought-after international destinations, but crew at one airline would prefer to spend less time away from home and are asking their airline to bring them home as soon as possible.
Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (September 5, 2022) signed a three-year agreement to collaborate on a new integrated course for Cathay Pacific’s Cadet Pilot training programme that will cultivate local aviation industry talent and develop Hong Kong as a hub for aviation training.
Cathay Pacific is taking the lead in aviation’s sustainability efforts in Asia with the extension of Fly Greener to its air cargo services. Fly Greener is a carbon-offset programme powered by an integrated carbon emissions calculator, as part of the airline’s commitment to tackling climate change by achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Cathay Pacific Cargo brings more transparency to overall shipment journey by pioneering two new milestones in the Cargo iQ Master Operating Plan
The landing of freighter flight CX 3251 from Shanghai Pudong was part of the operation familiarisation on the runway
Cathay Pacific carried 57,982 passengers in May, an increase of 141.5% compared to May 2021, but a 98% decrease compared to the pre-pandemic level in May 2019
Funds are part of the government’s rescue package provided in 2020 to help struggling airline stay afloat. Cathay CEO Augustus Tang says the airline did not need to draw down the loan in the past 12 months due to ‘prudent cash management’
Cathay Pacific has reported a loss of HK$5.6-6.1 billion (£530-80 million) for financial 2021 as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to extract a huge toll on the carrier.