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  1. Business - Companies

    Cathay delivers best month of the year

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

    ... month, 3.6 per cent more than a year earlier. "We saw an encouraging pick-up in demand to Bangkok, but South Korea remained the most popular destination for leisure travellers out of Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Cyber queue-jumper snapped up HK$100 Cathay tickets while 150,000 waited in line

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com 'Playing around' helped traveller grab HK$100 flights while thousands made futile attempts How one buyer got a flying start in Cathay sale A Hong ... social media sites with tales of waiting for hours only to be told all 2,014 special fares had gone on Tuesday morning. The savvy traveller, in his 30s, said he was able to find the tickets he ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    It’s not fare! Cathay leaves thousands disappointed with HK$100 ticket promotion

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:49am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Tens of thousands left disappointed after HK$100 tickets sell out in hours Cathay's cheap fares branded unfair Cathay Pacific's plan to please travellers with HK$100 business and premium economy tickets degenerated into a public relations disaster when it left tens of thousands of people disappointed yesterday. More than 150,000 people ...

  4. It's easier to be a Cathay cadet but there's less money in flying

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Nelson Chang Way-man and Oscar Francis were members of two very different professions but they had one thing in common: a love of flying. It led the doctor and investment banker to quit their highly paid jobs and join Cathay Pacific Airways' cadet pi ...

  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Cathay Pacific profit surges but falls short of estimates

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

    ... and the mainland, are being squeezed by competition. "It may not be until after 2015 that the market bottoms out," Horton said. Demand for travel to the mainland was "below expectations" in the first half because of increased competition, the company said. But travel from the mainland continued to grow, and Cathay's cargo business on the mainland also expanded. Cargo contributed ...

  6. Mainland air cargo volume tumbles 11.3pc

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Mainland air carriers suffered their worst drop of the year in cargo volume in November as consumers in the United States and Europe cut back on their spending on luxury goods. Airlines on the mainland carried 11.3 per cent less cargo in November compared ...

  7. Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... travellers arriving from Europe at nearby Charing Cross station. One of these was the 500- room Hotel Metropole (below left), which opened in 1885 to cater to 'travellers from Paris ... of Britain, and has changed little since then. Travel tails Aviation geeks can now showcase their credentials with a series of tailfin flash drives that feature the liveries of the world's ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Travel agents call Cathay Pacific's cheap fares website a 'gimmick'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Cathay Pacific and Dragonair's seat promotion website, fanfares, has attracted 3 million page views since its launch in October, but travel agents call it a gimmick and even ... to hurt the budget travel industry," said a spokeswoman for Hughes Travel, which runs local budget travel website, aerohkg.com But Cathay Pacific marketing manager Grace Cheung said: "We ...

  9. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Package to India Nanda Travel is selling a 'Retrace the Buddha's Footsteps' tour to northern India, which includes visits to some of the most significant Buddhist pilgrimage ... four nights' accommodation, round-trip flights with Cathay Pacific to Delhi and round-trip Air India flights from Delhi to Patna, land travel by people-carrier, guides and transfer ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific staff surprise travellers with festive flash mob

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 04:32pm by Staff Reporter

    ... They may have been entangled in the middle of an industrial dispute with bosses, but staff from Cathay Pacific brushed that aside to raise money for Operation Santa Claus by taking part in a flash mob. More than 115 Cathay Pacific Airways Cabin Crew share ...




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