Cathay Pacific is the national air carrier of Hong Kong. The main hub and headquarters of the airline is located at the Hong Kong International Airport. The airline came into being in the year 1946. It has its major focus cities at the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Singapore Changi Airport and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. The acquisition of Hong Kong Airways in 1950 paved the way for a steady growth of the airline. Over the years, the airline grew to become one of the finest airlines in the world increasing its fleet size and expanding the network. It is a member of the OneWorld airline alliance and along with its allies offers a wide network of flights connecting all the destinations across the world.
The subsidiaries of the airline are Dragonair that offer service to 36 destinations in Asia and Air Hong Kong that flies cargo flights to 10 Asian countries. The airline operates a fleet of 111 aircraft that includes the Boeing and Airbus aircraft. It connects 115 international destinations in 36 countries across five continents through its wide network.
Cathay Pacific offers four classes of travel: the First Class, Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class. All these cabin classes offer word-class amenities. The cabin configuration creates a perfect place for business or a pleasure trip. All flights have sophisticated in-built flight amenities to suit the modern requirements. The First and Business Class travellers can enjoy personal TV, Internet connection and satellite telephone. It is all about luxury in the cosy private suite. The Economy class cabins offer the best of comforts and entertainment. Passengers can watch their favourite shows, listen to music or play video games. The cuisine on board brings in the Asian tradition and culture.
The airline believes in giving safety and smart way of travel to its passengers. It provides special assistance to medically aided passenger on prior information. It provides special care for expectant mothers, disabled person or persons requiring any medical equipment. The regular customers can avail benefits of being a member of the loyalty program, the Marco Polo Club, which offer splendid packages to the members all through the year.
To book a ticket in Cathay Pacific, the customer can use the official website. All the details about the flights and other services are available on the website. The customer can request for the ticket by filling in the particulars of the journey. On making the payment via credit card, the passenger receives a copy of the confirmed ticket though e-mail. In case of any further queries, the customer can use the PNR number reference and obtain information. Another method of booking tickets easily is through the GPRS enabled mobile phones.