Cathay Pacific Airlines

Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Airlines
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Cathay Pacific Airlines Information

IATA
CX
ICAO
CPA
Callsign
CATHAY
Founded 24 September 1946
Hubs Hong Kong International Airport
Focus cities * Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
* Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
Frequent flyer program * Asia Miles
* The Marco Polo Club
Member lounge * The Arrival
* The Pier
* The Wing
Alliance Oneworld
Subsidiaries * Air Hong Kong
* Dragonair
Fleet size 129 (+93 orders) incl. cargo
Destinations 59 incl. cargo
Company slogan Now you're really flying
Parent company Swire Pacific
Headquarters Hong Kong
Key people * Christopher Pratt (Chairman)
* Tony Tyler (CEO)
* Ivan Chu (COO)
Cathay Pacific Airlines Website www.cathaypacific.com
www.cathaypacificcargo.com

Cathay Pacific Airlines History

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited is a flag carrier of Hong Kong. It has its main hub and headquarters at the Hong Kong International Airport. It operates the fifth freedom flights from Taipei and Bangkok and also its main focus cities. Its operations comprise cargo services and planned passenger to 114 destinations in 36 countries global, comprising joint ventures and code shares, with fleet of 123 wide-body aircraft, including Airbus A330s and A340s, Boeing 747s and 777s. And it’s completely owned Dragon air, subsidiary, controls to 29destinations in Asia-Pacific province from its Hong Kong home. And in the year of 2008, Dragon air and Cathay Pacific operated 138,000 flights, carrying almost 25 million passengers and above 1.6 million tonnes of mail and cargo.

Cathay Pacific History

Cathay Pacific airline was established on 24th September 1946 through Australian Sydney H. de Kantzow and American Roy C. Farrell. In July 1998 the airline became the world's first non-stop transpolar flight flying over the North Pole. It operated maiden flight to land at new Hong Kong International Airport. After 3 years, In July 2001, it was mixed up in one of main industrial relations variances in its record, by firing 49 of its 1,500 pilots. Twelve of pilots were finally provided places in its cargo dissection.The airline commemorated its 60th anniversary in 2006; and as of October 2009, its main savers are Air China and Swire Pacific.

Cathay Pacific Destinations

With intense Asian network, Cathay Pacific provides 115 destinations in 36 countries and regions. The airline provides several gateway cities in Europe and North America, with simple connections with its code share partners and One World, British Airways and American Airlines with London and Los Angeles, respectively. Additionally,the airline provides Ten French Cities with code Share Corporation with French national rail operators, SNCF, from Paris. It has admittance to above 17destinations in China via its auxiliary, Dragon air. The Cathay Pacific poised its flight operation to and from Colombo on 26th March 2007 owing to security distress, following the closing of BandaranaikeInternational Airport. And the services between Colombo and Hong Kong with Singapore and Bangkok have consequently resumed on 30th March 2008. And in the year of 2008, the airline augmented services to Chennai, Dubai, Delhi, Perth, Mumbai, Auckland, Sydney, Singapore and Brisbane while condensed services to Vancouver and Toronto. In the year of 2009,Cathay Pacific amplified services to Shanghai and Jakarta, while services to Paris were amplified from 29th March 2009 to 31st August 2009 and also from 18 December 2009 to 6th January 2010. additionally, Jeddah would beCathay Pacific 's 2nd destination in Saudi Arabia from 25 October, while services to San Francisco and Brisbane are temporarily condensed from September to 17 November and October, correspondingly. In late 2009, services amplified back to Vancouver and Toronto at an occurrence of two times daily.

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in Africa

  • South Africa
    • Johannesburg - OR Tambo International Airport

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in Asia

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in East Asia

  • People's Republic of China
    • Beijing - Beijing Capital International Airport
    • Hong Kong - Hong Kong International Airport Main Hub
    • Shanghai - Pudong International Airport
    • Xiamen - Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport
  • Japan
    • Fukuoka - Fukuoka Airport
    • Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International Airport
    • Osaka - Kansai International Airport
    • Sapporo - New Chitose Airport
    • Tokyo - Narita International Airport
  • South Korea
    • Seoul - Incheon International Airport
  • Republic of China (Taiwan)
    • Taipei - Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Focus city

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in South Asia

  • Bangladesh
    • Dhaka - Zia International Airport
  • India
    • Chennai - Chennai International Airport  
    • Delhi - Indira Gandhi International Airport  
    • Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
  • Pakistan
    • Karachi - Jinnah International Airport
  • Sri Lanka
    • Colombo - Bandaranaike International Airport

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in Southeast Asia

  • Indonesia
    • Denpasar - Ngurah Rai Airport
    • Jakarta - Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
    • Surabaya - Juanda International Airport
  • Malaysia
    • Kuala Lumpur - Kuala Lumpur International Airport
    • Penang - Penang International Airport
  • Philippines
    • Cebu - Mactan-Cebu International Airport
    • Manila - Ninoy Aquino International Airport
  • Singapore
    • Singapore Changi Airport
  • Thailand
    • Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi Airport Focus city
  • Vietnam
    • Hanoi - Noi Bai International Airport
    • Ho Chi Minh City - Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in Southwest Asia

  • Bahrain
    • Bahrain International Airport
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Jeddah - King Abdulaziz International Airport
    • Riyadh - King Khalid International Airport
  • United Arab Emirates
    • Dubai - Dubai International Airport

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in Europe

  • Belgium
    • Brussels - Brussels Airport
  • France
    • Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • Germany
    • Frankfurt - Frankfurt Airport
  • Italy
    • Milan - Malpensa Airport
    • Rome - Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport
  • Netherlands
    • Amsterdam - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • Sweden
    • Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
  • United Kingdom
    • London - London Heathrow Airport
    • Manchester - Manchester Airport

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in North America

  • Canada
    • Toronto - Toronto Pearson International Airport
    • Vancouver - Vancouver International Airport
  • United States
    • Anchorage - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
    • Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
    • Chicago - O'Hare International Airport
    • Dallas - Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
    • Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    • Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport
    • Miami - Miami International Airport
    • New York City - John F. Kennedy International Airport
    • San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Cathay Pacific Airlines Destinations in Oceania

  • Australia
    • Adelaide - Adelaide Airport
    • Brisbane - Brisbane Airport
    • Cairns - Cairns International Airport
    • Melbourne - Melbourne Airport
    • Perth - Perth Airport
    • Sydney - Sydney Airport
  • New Zealand
    • Auckland - Auckland Airport

Cathay Pacific Airlines Terminated Destinations

Asia

  • East Asia
    • People's Republic of China - Xiamen
    • Republic of China (Taiwan) - Kaohsiung (transferred to Dragonair)
  • South Asia
    • India - Calcutta
  • Southeast Asia
    • Brunei - Bandar Seri Begawan
    • Cambodia - Phnom Penh
    • Laos - Vientiane
    • Myanmar - Yangon
    • Vietnam - Hanoi
  • Southwest Asia
    • Saudi Arabia - Dhahran
    • United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Europe

  • Finland - Helsinki
  • Sweden - Stockholm
  • Switzerland - Zurich
  • Turkey - Istanbul
  • United Kingdom - London (Gatwick Airport), Manchester

Oceania

  • Australia - Townsville
  • Papua New Guinea - Port Moresby

Cathay Pacific Airlines Fleets

Cathay Pacific Passenger Fleet

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
F J Y Total
Airbus A330-300 17 19 0 44 267 311
13 0 41 223 264
3 0 39 223 262
Airbus A340-300 11 0 26 257 283
Airbus A350-900 32 TBA
Boeing 747–400 21 9 46 324 379
Boeing 777-200 5 0 45 291 336
Boeing 777-300 12 0 45 353 398
Boeing 777-300ER 7 26 6 53 238 297
17 6 57 238 301
Total 106 77  

Cathay Pacific Airlines Cargo

Aircraft Total Orders
Boeing 747-400BCF 9
Boeing 747-400ERF 6
Boeing 747-400F 6
Boeing 747-8F 2 8
Boeing 777F 8
Total 23 16

Cathay Pacific Airlines Awards

Year   Organisation   Award  
1983 Air Transport World (ATW) Industry Achievement Awards Passenger Service Award
1987 Air Transport World (ATW) Industry Achievement Awards Airline of the Year
1996 Air Transport World (ATW) Industry Achievement Awards Public Relations Award
1997 Air Transport World (ATW) Industry Achievement Awards Passenger Service Award
2003 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Airline of the Year
2004 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading Airline
2005 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Airline of the Year
2005 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Best Business Class Lounge (Hong Kong)
2005 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Best First Class
2005 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Best First Class Lounge (Hong Kong)
2005 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading Airline
2005 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading Business Class Airline
2006 Air Transport World (ATW) Industry Achievement Awards Airline of the Year
2006 Official Airline Guide (OAG) Airline Industry Awards Airline of the Year
2006 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading Airline
2006 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading First Class Airline
2007 Official Airline Guide (OAG) Airline Industry Awards Best Transpacific Airline
2007 Skytrax Official World Airline Star Ranking Five Star Airline
2007 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading Airline
2007 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading Airline Website
2007 World Travel Awards World's Leading First Class Airline
2008 Skytrax Official World Airline Star Ranking Five Star Airline
2008 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Best First Class
2008 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Best First Class Catering
2008 World Travel Awards Asia's Leading Airline
2009 Skytrax Official World Airline Star Ranking Five Star Airline
2009 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Airline of the Year
2009 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Best Airline Asia
2009 Skytrax World Airlines Awards Best Airline South East Asia
2009 Wall Street Journal Asia Most-Admired Company in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific Airlines Subsidiaries and Associates

Company Type Principal activities Incorporated in Group's Equity Shareholding
(10 March 2010)
Air China Cooperate Airline China 18.77%
Air China Cargo Joint Venture Cargo airline China 49%
Air Hong Kong Joint Venture Cargo airline Hong Kong 60%
Dragonair Subsidiary Airline Hong Kong 100%
Cathay Pacific Cargo Subsidiary Cargo airline Hong Kong 100%
Cathay Pacific Catering Services (HK) Limited Subsidiary Catering services Hong Kong 100%
Cathay Pacific Services Limited Subsidiary Construction Hong Kong 100%
Cathay Holidays Subsidiary Travel agency Hong Kong 100%
Dragonair Holidays Subsidiary Travel agency Hong Kong 100%
Hong Kong Airport Services Subsidiary Ground handling Hong Kong 100%
Vogue Laundry Service Limited Subsidiary Laundry Hong Kong 100%
China Pacific Laundry Services Joint Venture Laundry Taiwan 45%
VN/CX Catering Services Limited Joint Venture Catering services Vietnam 40%
CLS Catering Services Limited Joint Venture Catering services Canada 30%

Cathay Pacific Airlines Baggage Information

Cathay Pacific Airlines Class Weight
First Class 15kg (33 lbs)
Business Class 10kg (22 lbs)
Economy Class 7kg (15lbs)

Cathay Pacific Airlines Free Carry on Items

  • An overcoat or shawl
  • A small handbag
  • A briefcase (no more than 4kg)
  • A laptop (no more than 4kg including accessories)
  • A camera or a binoculars
  • Infant food and nappies
  • An infant collapsible pushchair

Checked Baggage Allowance

Locations Class Maximum Combined Weight
All locations except Americas First 40kg (88lbs) 3
Business 30kg (66lbs)
Economy 20kg (44lbs)
Infant 2 10kg (22lbs) 4

 

Locations Class Maximum Weight Maximum Number of Checked Bags Maximum Dimensions
Central, North and South Americas 1 First 32kg (70lbs) per bag Two 158cm (62in) 7
Business 32kg (70lbs) per bag Two 158cm (62in) 7
Economy 23kg (50lbs) per bag 5 Two 158cm (62in) 7
Infant 2 23kg (50lbs) 4 per bag 5 One 115 cm (45in) 7

Cathay Pacific Airlines Phone Number & Contact

S.No. Country Name Contact
1 United States 1 (800) 233-2742
2 United States Baggage Services PO Box 251565
San Francisco, CA 94125-1565
Phone Number : 1 (650) 821-2247
Phone Number : 1 (650) 821-1888 ext. 1
Fax:1 (650) 821-8881
3 United Kingdom Reservations Phone Number : +44 (20) 8834 8888
Online booking support Phone Number : +44 (20) 8834 8893
Baggage Services Phone Number : +44 (20) 8564 0101
4 India Delhi Reservations Phone Number : 91-11-43544777
Hyderabad Reservations Phone Number : 91-40-7704310
Mumbai Reservations Phone Number : 91-22-66572222
Chennai Reservations Phone Number : 91-44-42988400
5 Singapore Reservations (65) 6533-1333
6 Australia Brisbane Phone Number : 61(7) 3114-1277
Melbourne Phone Number : 61(3) 9330-1827
Sydney Phone Number : 61(2) 9317-4816
7 Headquarter Address Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd
Customer Relations Department
5/F, South Tower, Cathay Pacific City,
8 Scenic Road, Hong Kong International Airport,
Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 2596-0825

Cathay Pacific Airlines Codeshares Agreements