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  1. Business - Companies

    Cathay delivers best month of the year

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... their best-performing month of the year so far in August, with cargo volume rising a fifth year on year and destinations in North America and Northeast Asia leading passenger growth. August traffic figures from Cathay Pacific Airways, which includes the two airlines, showed strong demand on long-haul routes but a decline in mainland China services. Passenger revenue from North America and Northeast Asia ...

  2. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Cathay Pacific profit surges but falls short of estimates

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 02:10pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... turnover of HK$11.7 billion for the world's largest cargo carrier. Chief executive Ivan Chu said total tonnage rose 8.5 per cent and key markets such as the US, China and Asia showed signs ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Stereotyping of Asian women the real problem for Cathay flight attendants

    Posted May 09th 2014, 05:53pm by JINGAN YOUNG

    ... Enough is enough. Jingan Young is a freelance writer and the first playwright commissioned to write in English for the 2014 Hong Kong Arts Festival ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    This is your captain speaking… and his daughter, too: Cathay double-act are Asia's first

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com This is your captain speaking … and his daughter, too Zoe Davies was walking on air yesterday after a lovely day out with her father- at the controls of a Cathay Pacific flight to Manila. The 35-year-old was first officer while father Stuart, 64, was captain, making them probably the only father-and-daughter team flying commercial Boeing 747s in Asia ...

  5. Business - Money

    Are you getting all your Cathay Pacific Asia Miles?

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 09:41am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com Who checks and counts their Asia Miles when the statement comes in every month to see they have been credited with the right number of miles? ... on December 14, you would pay HK$13,836 for an economy return ticket. For that you’d get 7,500 Asia miles. Premium Economy would cost you $20,149, but you’d get a generous 13, 372 Asia miles. That’s ...

  6. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Overcapacity puts the brakes on Asian cargo carriers growth

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Asia-Pacific carriers, which have nearly 40pc of the global freight market, saw volumes drop 1pc Overcapacity puts brakes on cargo growth Top Asian ... freight traffic rose 1.4 per cent last year from the previous year, supported by rising activity from Middle Eastern and Latin American carriers. However, at Asia-Pacific carriers, which have ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cathay puts in US$7.5b order for Boeing jets

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 04:51am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Cathay puts in US$7.5b order for Boeing jets Cathay Pacific Airways, Asia's biggest international carrier, will order 21 Boeing 777X-9X jets valued at US$7.5 billion, betting on the newest twin-aisle offering from the US plane maker to modernise its fleet. Cathay said it expected to take delivery of the new aircraft from 2021 to 2024 and would use them to serve ...

  8. Business - Companies - MR. SHANGKONG

    Cathay and Dragonair fail the test in crisis management

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... stock exchange, was stuck in Thailand. For hours, he couldn't get any help from Cathay to reschedule and gave up eventually. He turned to AirAsia, the regional low-cost airline, and got ...

  9. Business

    Asia's top airlines should keep from charging for ancillary services

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty It would be detrimental to the good names of Asia's top airlines to follow an industry trend of charging for services such as extra legroom Descend not to a low level How long can Asia's leading airlines, including Cathay Pacific Airways and Singapore Airlines, resist the lucrative lure of "unbundling" their services and charging separately ...

  10. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... planes - and many of their destinations - are featured in British Aviation Posters: Art, Design and Flight, by Scott Anthony and Oliver Green. By the time the book reaches the 1970s, and images ...




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