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Cathay Pacific 1H profits hit by weaker revenue

Air Transport World  2016-08-17 13:47:00

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific saw its net profit drop to HK$353 million ($45 million) for the six months through June 30, compared to a profit of just under HK$2 billion in the same period last ...

Cathay Pacific A350s to fly longer routes

Air Transport World  2016-07-20 16:44:00

Cathay Pacific Airways is starting to build up its Airbus A350-900 fleet, as it prepares for the aircraft?s long-haul debut later this year.read more

Cathay Pacific pilots reject agreement; work-to-rule continues

Air Transport World  2016-07-08 19:08:00

A resolution to a long-running labor dispute has once again eluded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways, with pilots narrowly voting down a tentative agreement. ...

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific announces shark fin ban

BBC News  2016-06-23 03:55:39

The Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific announces a ban on shipments of shark fin in a move that is welcomed by conservationists.

Big Read: Why this man wants the next iPhone to be a brick

The New Zealand Herald  2016-06-22 06:30:00

Alan Glenn helps oversee the movement of nearly two million tonnes of air freight around the world. Right now he's got a challenge ahead of him.Glenn is the general manager of cargo services at Cathay ...

Man sues airline for leaving son alone

The New Zealand Herald  2016-06-16 23:40:00

A Hong Kong-based businessman is suing Cathay Pacific for allegedly leaving his 12-year-old son unattended at an airport.The South China Morning Post reported that Raja Ram Poosala had travelled from ...

Pre-Flight Check: Cathay Pacific

The New Zealand Herald  2016-06-14 07:00:00

Cathay Pacific has confirmed it will fly its new-generation A350-900 XWB on the Auckland-Hong Kong route from October 31. It will be a welcome replacement for the Airbus A340s that are used on the route ...

New player ups the ante on flights to Hong Kong

The New Zealand Herald  2016-06-03 17:00:00

Auckland-Hong Kong routes are shaping as a battleground as Hong Kong Airlines enters the market just as incumbent Cathay Pacific rolls out a brand new weapon - the latest long-haul airliner.Add to the ...

Cathay newest A350 operator as Airbus works XWB ramp-up

Air Transport World  2016-05-30 11:05:00

Cathay Pacific Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB, becoming the sixth airline to place the new widebody in its fleet. The aircraft was delivered to the Hong Kong-based airline May ...

Cathay Pacific unveils new business class lounge

Breaking Travel News  2016-05-21 09:47:28

Cathay Pacific Airways has previewed its new Business Class Lounge at The Pier at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), following a comprehensive refurbishment. Located adjacent to Gate 65 in the North ...

Cathay Pacific unveils new business class lounge

Breaking Travel News  2016-05-21 09:47:03

Cathay Pacific Airways has previewed its new Business Class Lounge at The Pier at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), following a comprehensive refurbishment. Located adjacent to Gate 65 in the North ...

Flight Check: Zurich to Hong Kong aboard Cathay Pacific

The New Zealand Herald  2016-04-28 21:43:30

The plane: A 777-300ER. Cathay operates 17 of these aircraft and has two different cabin configurations. The version working this route has six First Class suites (the other cabin configuration has no ...

Why you might not be allowed into that Oneworld arrivals lounge

Just Plane News  2016-04-26 01:31:36

... British Airways and Cathay Pacific. American Airlines' top-tier Executive Platinum frequent ... refurbishment until June, with eligible American Airlines passengers (but not Qantas or ... ...

Executive Success: Travel veteran maintains course

The New Zealand Herald  2016-04-14 17:00:00

Vanessa Traille has tried to leave the airline industry behind, but she always seems to be holding a return ticket.Cathay Pacific's local sales and marketing manager briefly flirted with departing when ...

Road Warriors name their favorite world airlines

USA Today  2016-03-28 17:28:43

Singapore Airlines was named the favorite global airline by USA TODAY's panel of frequent travelers. (Photo: Wallace Woon, EPA)When Scott McKain flies Singapore Airlines, the flight attendants don?t just ...

Flight Check: Auckland to Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific

The New Zealand Herald  2016-03-28 17:00:00

The plane: A Cathay Pacific A320 Airbus. Not as flashy as the 777, but serviceable. Price: Return in Economy Class starts from $1569. Premium Economy at $3109 and Business Class from $5809. Flight time: ...

Cathay Pacific?s first A350-900 completes maiden flight

Air Transport World  2016-03-25 13:25:00

The first A350-900 for Cathay Pacific Airways has completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France, Airbus said in a statement. read more

Low fuel prices allow Cathay Pacific to drive up profit in tough environment

Breaking Travel News  2016-03-16 11:06:47

Cathay Pacific Group has reported an attributable profit of HK$6,000 million for 2015, rising from a profit of HK$3,150 million in 2014. Earnings per share were HK152.5 cents, compared to HK80.1 cents ...

Cathay Pacific to retire A340s in 2017

Air Transport World  2016-03-14 19:44:00

Cathay Pacific Airways plans to retire all of its Airbus A340-300s by the end of 2017, according to the carrier?s latest fleet plan.read more

Cathay Pacific posts 90.5% net profit increase in 2015

Air Transport World  2016-03-09 15:11:00

Cathay Pacific Airways has posted a net profit of HK$6 billion ($774 million) for 2015, up 90.5% compared to a net profit of HK$3.15 billion for 2014.read more