Cathay Pacific is the outcome of the two masterminds behind the launch of the airline, the American Roy Farrell and the Australian Sydney de Kanzow. The airline marked its beginning in 1946 with the maiden flight from Hong Kong to Manila and then to Shanghai. It is the major airline of Hong Kong with its operations base and headquarters located at the Hong Kong International Airport. The airline’s focus cities are the Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, Singapore Changi Airport and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei. The subsidiaries of the airline are Air Hong Kong and Dragon Air. Air Hong Kong operates a fleet of nine aircraft that offer service to 12 international destinations. Dragon Air operates a fleet of 35 aircraft to 36 destinations in Asia.
The airline is associated with the sectors involved in ground handling, in-flight catering, cargo, travel agents, laundry and the engineering division. The ancillaries contribute to the efficient maintenance and management of the aircraft. The airline is a member of the OneWorld alliance. Together with its allies, it serves to over 700 destinations worldwide. The airline has a loyalty program, ‘Asia Miles’ designed for regular customers, and ‘The Marco Polo Club’ is a wholesome package of unique benefits to its members. Priority in reservation, using the lounge facilities worldwide, priority check-in and boarding, amazing travel discounts and many more are the exclusive benefits that members can enjoy.
Currently the airline operates a large fleet of 138 aircraft, which include 112 aircraft of both Airbus and Boeing category offering the passenger flight service and 26 aircraft serving the freight division. It offers service to 115 global destinations and its network spans across 36 countries around the world. The rapid growth of the airline over the years has made it one of the finest airlines in the world.
The flights offer four classes of travel. You can experience luxury at its best in the First Class with special spacious seats, excellent dining and entertainment all the way. The First Class passengers can enjoy a luggage allowance up to 40 kg. The Business Class travel can help you keep your work on the go. The flight creates a perfect space for all your business needs. Passengers choosing to travel by Premium Economy Class can enjoy style, comfort and service offered at its best. The checked baggage allowance for passengers is up to 25 kg. The Economy Class is well equipped with comfortable seats and the latest in-flight entertainment system.
To make a flight reservation, customers can log on to the official website of the airline or even access on mobile phones by downloading the CX mobile application. Customers can purchase tickets directly from the ticketing counters or contact the airline’s call centers. The other booking mediums are through local or online travel agents. So, make a booking to fly Cathay Pacific that ensures a safe and fabulous journey!