Cathay Pacific is celebrating a revolution in its long-haul product that sees a brand new seat, cabin design and in-flight entertainmentsystem introduced in the First, Business and Economy Class cabins.
Cathay Pacific Airways has been named Asia’s Leading Airline; Singapore Airline’s was named Asia’s Leading Airline Website as well as Asia’s Leading First Class Airline at this year’s regional World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony.
Cathay Pacific Airways has signed a landmark ten-year contract with Amadeus which will see the carrier and its subsidiary, Dragonair, adopt the complete Altéa Customer Management Solution (CMS) to manage their passenger service chain, including reservations, inventory and departure control systems.
Cathay Pacific has a fleet of 102 all wide bodied aircraft. If that is not enough, the Hong Kong-based airline will be growing its fleet again this year. In September it takes delivery of 18 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Cathay Pacific Airways CEO, Philip Chen, is stepping down and will now be handling the China investment arm of Swire Pacific.
Cathay Pacific has unveiled plans to buy out affiliate Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Ltd. its a deal that it hopes will boost the airlines presence in China.
Cathay Pacific Airways today held a graduation ceremony for ten local cadet pilots who have completed its Cadet Pilot Programme at BAE SYSTEMS Flight Training in Adelaide, South Australia. The ten graduates bring the number of cadet pilots who have graduated from Cathay Pacific`s programme to almost 150 since it first began in 1988. Cathay Pacific investment in the programme is part of its long-term commitment to develop Hong Kong`s aviation industry.
Cathay Pacific Airways today welcomed the arrival of its first Learjet 45 training aircraft—which landed at Hong Kong International Airport at 2:20pm this afternoon. The aircraft was ordered from Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace for use in Cathay Pacific`s pilot training programme.
Cathay Pacific Airways today welcomed the appointment of Maunu von Lueders in the new post of Vice-President Sales of the oneworldTM global airline alliance. His appointment marks the second anniversary of “the alliance that revolves around you”, which today comprises 31 carriers - full members Aer Lingus, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, LanChile and Qantas - and 23 affiliates.
Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the appointment of three new General Managers as part of its annual management appointments. Chitty Cheung has been appointed General Manager, Alliance; Dane Cheng is now General Manager Sales, Hong Kong & China; and Quince Chong has been appointed General Manager, Inflight Services.