Title «Cathay Pacific» almost never associate with China almost synonymous. You may think that it is an American airline based somewhere in San Francisco. But the word «Cathay» - a derivative of one of China's medieval names, and «Pacific» - a tribute to the founder of ideas, going to bet on flights across the Pacific. It was in 1946.
Currently «Cathay Pacific» - the flagship carrier of Hong Kong, one of the world's major financial centers. It is no coincidence that company gives a domestic flights for the smaller brethren, and specializes in international flights. Homeport - Hong Kong International Airport. On airplanes of «Cathay Pacific» you can fly from Hong Kong to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Johannesburg, Barcelona, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Riyadh, Adelaide, Manchester, Denpasar, Frankfurt am Main... There are flights for 114 destinations. Code-sharing agreements with leading international airlines (as «American Airlines», «Finnair», «British Airways», «Japan Airlines») significantly extend the capabilities of the Hong Kong carrier number 1.
Air fleet includes 128 aircraft (91 orders). Basically it is machine-made Airbus and Boeing. Average age - 11 years. In 1998 «Cathay Pacific» initiated the foundation of the alliance «Oneworld». The company has been working actively to promote their activities. For example, students are often invited on tours of the airport, wishing to experience a special trainers, talk to professionals.
«Cathay Pacific» earned a five-star rated Skytrax (such "heroes" of the world's only six). Airline tries to maintain its excellent reputation. The advantages of «Cathay Pacific» traditionally referred punctuality, coordinated work crews international attention to each client, an elaborate system of entertainment, comfortable chairs, allowing high passengers feel comfortable, even in economy class. Cosmopolitan Hong Kong is reflected in proposed on board of meals, snacks and alcoholic beverages. For passengers with special needs - 20 options for different religious, ethically and medically true dishes.
Airline rewards those who often use its services, with the help of bonus programs. Membership in the Marco Polo Club entitles you to a number of pleasant privilege, Asia Miles allows to accumulate miles and spend it on your own.
The official international name: «Cathay Pacific» («Cathay Pacific");
Long-haul international flights from Hong Kong
IATA code: CX
ICAO code: CPA
Address: Cathey Pacific City, 7 / F, North Tower, 8 Scenic Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2747 5000
Fax: +852 2810 6563
Official Cathay Pacific web-site: www.cathaypacific.com
Year established: 1946
Base airports in Hong Kong
Loyalty Programs: Marco Polo Club, Asia Miles;
Internal flights: Beijing, Xiamen
International flights from Adelaide, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Barcelona, Bahrain, Brisbane, Vancouver, New Delhi, Denpasar, Jakarta, Dubai, Johannesburg, Karachi, Colombo, Kuala Lumpur, Cairns, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Manila, Manchester, Melbourne , Mumbai, Nagoya, New York, Auckland, Osaka, Paris, Penang, Perth, Rome, San Francisco, Santiago de Compostela, Sapporo City, Cebu, Seoul, Sydney, Singapore, Surabaya, Taipei, Tokyo, Toronto, Frankfurt am Main, Fukuoka, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Riyadh
Aircraft fleet: Airbus A330-300, Airbus A340-300, Boeing 747-200, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-300