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  1. Cathay Pacific mulls fare rise after first-half loss

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Airline misses profit forecasts on surging fuel costs and fine Cathay Pacific Airways is considering raising fares after soaring fuel prices and a price-fixing fine in the United States gave Hong Kong's flag carrier its first loss in five years. The outlook for Cathay is set to deteriorate further as passengers put off flying and the company faces more price-fixing ...

  2. Kazakhstan service a first for HK

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A central Asian airline headed by a former senior executive from Cathay Pacific Airways is set to start direct flights by the middle of the year between Kazakhstan and Hong Kong. Air Astana will become the first carrier to inaugurate a twice-weekly service between the heart of central Asia and the city when flights are launched by June. The carrier's president is Peter ...

  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific adds six new Chinese dishes to in-flight menu

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by LILLY ZHANG

    ... Lilly Zhang lilly.zhang@scmp.com Slow-cooked pork belly and wok-fried chicken among autumn offerings on long-haul flights Cathay adds more local flavour to its menus Cathay Pacific ... chicken. Economy choices will include braised fish with ginger and braised beef with tendon. Meals will be presented in traditional Chinese serving dishes. "Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Airline bows to pressure from environmental groups, who hail the decision as a major victory Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights Cathay bans shark fin from cargo flights Cathay Pacific has bowed to pressure from environmental groups and banned shark fin from its cargo flights. The move by the airline - believed by environmentalists to fly up to 50 ...

  5. Cathay records sharp decline in business, first class ticket sales

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Sales at the front end of the cabin at Cathay Pacific Airways dropped more than 25 per cent in the second week of December, highlighting softening demand in the first class and business ... in an internal e-mail last Friday. Cathay saw a double-digit drop in sales in its passenger division, which is falling short of the carrier's target by 18.5 per cent. First class and business class ...

  6. Female pilots on top at Cathay Pacific

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... HK$85,000-200,000 First officer (5-9 years) HK$50,000-85,000 Second officer (1-4 years) HK$25,000-50,000 Source: www.PayScale.com and Cathay Pacific ... pilots Cathay Pacific is hiring this year. 'I used to be a flight attendant with the company,' says Yvonne Tou. 'One of my stays in Melbourne gave me the chance to go on a trial ...

  7. Cathay Pacific shells out to replace its shell seats

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific Airways will change its economy class seats back to the traditional reclining variety on most long-haul destinations after the newer fixed-back shell type was criticised by passengers. The seats have been hit by problems since being launched in a refit programme in 2007, with claims that they were uncomfortable. It is not the first time that Cathay has retreated on new ...

  8. Airlines closing in on a strong first half

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Asian airlines are closing in on a strong first half, with passenger numbers up 8 per cent in May from the same month in 2002, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). The association's 17 airlines, including Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair, carried 9.53 million passengers, an increase of 123.6 per cent from the corresponding ...

  9. Brothers land a family first

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... in the same cockpit to pilot a Cathay Pacific passenger flight to Australia and back. Simon Rattigan, 34, captained the Airbus A330-300 flight from Hong Kong to Sydney on Friday night with brothers Stephen, 32, and Stuart, 29, as his senior first officer and first officer. It is believed to be the first major commercial flight anywhere in the world to be piloted by three brothers. Simon told ...

  10. Cathay Pacific gets into spirit of flight centenary with free tickets

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Cathay Pacific will give away 1,800 air tickets and offer discounts on 50,000 others to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first powered flight to Hong Kong. The airline's chief ... round-trip tickets will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis on the company's website. This promotion runs until March 11. The lowest fare of HK$990 includes trips to Thailand and some ...




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