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Cathay Pacific reports record loss

18 March 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Cathay Pacific Group has reported an attributable loss of HK$8,558 million in 2008, compared to a profit of HK$7,023 million the previous year. The 2008 result is a record annual loss for the airline.

Cathay reports passenger rise

13 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair‘s combined traffic figures for January 2009 show an increase in the number of passengers carried compared to the same month in 2008, partly as a result of the Chinese New Year peak period, together with another substantial fall in cargo and mail tonnage.

Cathay Pacific upgrades long-haul product

3 April 2008 Press Release Airline News

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, Changi, Air NZ score at travel awards

5 November 2007 Press Release Airline News

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 signs on Amadeus

13 August 2007 Press Release Travel Technology News

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.

One-on-one with Cathay CEO Philip Chen

29 March 2007 Press Release Airline News

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 Welcomes Graduation Of Ten Local Cadet Pilots

24 August 2001 Press Release Airline News

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 Welcomes Its First Learjet

22 August 2001 Press Release Airline News

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.

oneworld Anniversary Marked With New Appointment

1 February 2001 Press Release Airline News

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.