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Cathay Pacific has today announced that its forthcoming non-stop service to Seattle will go daily from summer 2019, further strengthening the only direct link between Hong Kong and the bustling city on the west coast of the United States, and offering our customers more choice and increased convenience.
By Cathay Pacific on December 7, 2018
Going on a trip with family or friends is a great opportunity to take a break from everyday life and reconnect with the people that matter. Aside from spending quality time with loved ones, a wonderful holiday can leave us with beautiful life- long happy memories.
By Cathay Pacific on August 29, 2018
Non-stop services to “The Emerald City” start fromMarch 2019 Cathay Pacific will commence a new non-stop service to Seattle on 31 March 2019, becoming the only airline that will directly link Hong Kong with the fastest-growing city on the west coast of the United States. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Officer Rupert Hogg said the Seattle route, which will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900 aircraft,underscores the airline’s expansion strategy to connect new destinations nototherwise served from Hong Kong – and to link its home, one of the most innovative cities in Asia, with tech hubs the world over. The Cathay Pacific Group is undergoing a period of unprecedented growth, with nine new destinations having already been announced for launch this […]
By Cathay Pacific on July 23, 2018
Aircraft is the catalyst for Cathay Pacific to launch new destinations and provide an enhanced travel experience. Cathay Pacific welcomed the newest member to its fleet as the first of its 20 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft prepares to fly from Toulouse, France to the airline’s home of Hong Kong today on a blend of biofuel. Eight of these aircraft will be delivered this year with the remainder to arrive by 2021. After initial rounds of regional services, starting with its first commercial flight to Taipei on 1 July 2018, the A350-1000 will launch Cathay Pacific’s new service to Washington DC on 15 September 2018, which at 8,153 miles makes it the longest on the airline’s network. This technologically-advanced aircraft will also serve Madrid, […]
By Cathay Pacific on June 26, 2018
New inflight well-being programme launches across all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon routes Cathay Pacific has partnered with Pure Yoga to launch a new inflight well-being programme, ‘Travel Well with Yoga’, this month. In harmony with the airline’s ‘Life Well Travelled’ campaign, the series of videos have been developed by esteemed Pure Yoga instructors to help passengers ease into their journeys with yoga and meditation exercises and tips. Passengers can now view ‘Travel Well with Yoga’ in English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese across all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon routes by accessing the Lifestyle section on their inflight entertainment screens. Split into six easy-to-follow videos featuring founding teacher Patrick Creelman and senior instructor & co-founder Almen Wong, the series demonstrates yoga and […]
By Cathay Pacific on January 26, 2018
Cathay Dragon has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), preparatory to executing formal legal documentation, for the acquisition of 32 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The MOU, signed today between the Cathay Pacific Group and Airbus in Toulouse, France, is valued at approximately HK$31.7 billion at current list prices. It is intended to see Cathay Dragon’s single-aisle fleet replaced and expanded from 2020. The new aircraft, which are scheduled to be delivered between 2020 and 2023, are intended to replace Cathay Dragon’s existing single-aisle fleet of 23 aircraft, comprising 15 Airbus A320s and eight Airbus A321s. The airline, which also operates 24 wide-body Airbus A330s, serves 56 destinations in Asia, including 28 cities in mainland China. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Officer and Cathay Dragon […]
By Cathay Pacific on August 22, 2017
Cathay Dragon customers can enjoy an array of local delicacies on board selected flights after the airline announced the latest edition of its “Hong Kong Delights” inflight menu featuring four Hong Kong favourites – puff pastry egg tart, pineapple bun with butter, cocktail bun and Hong Kong-style milk tea.
By Cathay Pacific on March 27, 2017
On 1 March 2017, Cathay Dragon celebrated its inaugural flight to KL International Airport (KLIA) as Flight KA725, an Airbus A330-300 departed Hong Kong International Airport and touched down at Gate C2 of the Satellite Building of KLIA. With the arrival of flight KA725, Kuala Lumpur marks Cathay Dragon’s third destination in Malaysia. The airline already operates 11 weekly flights to Penang and five weekly flights to Kota Kinabalu. In total, Cathay Dragon will soon be operating 44 weekly flights to Malaysia. As part of the celebrations at KLIA today, passengers boarding the first Cathay Dragon Flight KA724 from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong received treats distributed by Cathay Dragon’s representatives in the form of Chef Nic’s Cookie Cha Chaan Teng range. […]
By Cathay Pacific on March 2, 2017
Cathay Pacific today announced that it will introduce a new four-times weekly seasonal service between Hong Kong and Barcelona from 2 July 2017 (subject to government approval), offering travellers an exciting getaway destination and directly linking two of the world’s most dynamic cities for the very first time The seasonal operation, scheduled to operate throughout the peak travel months until 27 October, complements the airline’s existing four-times weekly service to Madrid, meaning Cathay Pacific will soon provide more non-stop flights to Spain from Asia than any other airline. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Ivan Chu said: “Barcelona is a great city for its tourism and rich culture that attracts visitors from around the world. We’re excited to offer the first-ever direct link between Hong […]
By Cathay Pacific on January 17, 2017
Cathay Pacific today unveiled its First and Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 3 in a soft opening to eligible passengers following an extensive renovation. The lounge, which officially opens its doors on Wednesday, 7 December features separate First and Business Class areas and is the only Cathay Pacific lounge outside of Hong Kong with these distinct zones. Designed by Studioilse, the renowned London-based design studio led by Ilse Crawford, the Heathrow lounge echoes the contemporary Asian aesthetics of Cathay Pacific’s widelyacclaimed and award-winning lounges at Hong Kong International Airport. At 1,200 square metres, the new London lounge is 30 per cent larger than its predecessor. With floor-to-ceiling windows providing panoramic views of the airport’s apron and northerly runway, the lounge’s […]
By Cathay Pacific on November 30, 2016
Dragonair is today officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon, bringing the award-winning airline closer to Cathay Pacific in a launch that will provide customers with a more seamless travel experience across the airlines’ respective regional and international networks. At an unveiling ceremony at the newly-named Cathay Dragon House, the airline’s headquarters in Hong Kong, Cathay Dragon Chief Executive Officer Algernon Yau said: “This is a momentous day in the history of Cathay Dragon and I am excited about the future of the airline and the fresh opportunities that our rebranding brings. As we align more closely with Cathay Pacific, new prospects will open up on multiple fronts enabling us to become stronger and thrive in this intensely competitive industry.” The airline’s customers also […]
By Cathay Pacific on November 22, 2016