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  Cathay Pacific Airways Passenger Opinions about Cathay Pacific Airways product and service standards
I used Cathay Pacific 3 times in the last 3 months to fly Tokyo-Paris and return (last flight was from Paris to Tokyo on 8th July).
I have used Cathay Pacific before and will continue to use them as cost is lower then other major airlines that provide good service and planes.
The result was my decision to begin the trip with a direct flight from JFK to HKG on Cathay Pacific, a three-day leisure stay at the Peninsula in Hong Kong and then a flight on Dragonair to Shanghai.
www.airlinequality.com /Forum/cathay.htm   (4375 words)

  
  Cathay Pacific - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On Cathay Pacific's maiden voyage, Roy Farrell and Sydney de Kantzow flew from Hong Kong to Manila, and later on to Shanghai.
Cathay Pacific was hurt by the Asian recession of the late 1990s, undergoing a reorganization and developing a new identity.
Cathay Pacific may soon reach a decision regarding the issue of how the airline's future high-capacity long-haul requirements are to be fulfilled by ordering either the A380-800 or the 747-8.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cathay_Pacific   (3081 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Cathay Pacific Airways was founded in Shanghai on September 24, 1946 by an American and an Australian, Roy Farrell and Sydney de Kantzow, both ex-air force, who each put up HK$1 to register the airline.
Cathay Pacific has 3 more Airbus A330-300s on firm order, and a new Boeing 777-300, and will also be adding to its fleet 5 used 747-400s.
On December 1, 2005, Cathay Pacific announced one of its biggest aircraft order in its history, ordering 16 777-300ER aircraft (12 from Boeing and 4 on lease from ILFC to be delivered between September 2007 and July 2010, plus options on 20 more of the type.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Cathay_Pacific   (2053 words)

  
 Cathay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cathay is the Anglicized version of "Catai" and an alternative name for China in English.
The term may still be used poetically or in certain proper nouns, such as Cathay Pacific Airways or Cathay Hotel.
Cathay is a region with Chinese inspirations in the Warhammer Fantasy setting.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cathay   (287 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific was one of the founding members of the oneworld airline alliance, which makes it part of a global flight network with connections to more than 135 countries and more than 570 destinations, allowing it to offer even more great value airfares.
Cathay Pacific runs its flights with one of the youngest and most modern fleets of aircraft in the skies, with an average age of just seven years old.
Cathay Pacific business class features extra benefits such as a seat which stretches flat and an enhanced entertainment system, while first class customers can experience the luxury of a privacy screen, noise-cancelling headsets and fine dining during their flight.
www.majortravel.co.uk /airlinepartners/cathay_pacific.html   (1123 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific Airlines
Cathay Pacific, which offers twice daily Boeing 747-400 service from Vancouver to Hong Kong, daily non-stops to New York and daily direct A340-300 service from Toronto to Honk Kong, offers service to 47 destinations from its "Super Hub" in Honk Kong.
Cathay Pacific was also lauded for the "exceptionally strong performance" of its management.
Cathay Pacific Airways has signed a series of deals to add a further 15 wide-bodies aircraft to its fleet by September 2001.
www.airhighways.com /cathay_pacific.htm   (583 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific offers an extensive schedule from North America to Hong Kong and beyond Hong Kong to cities throughout Asia.
Cathay Pacific has one of the youngest and most advanced aircraft fleets in the world.
Cathay Pacific offers travelers one of the youngest and most advanced fleets in the world, ensuring that while onboard you will find that time flies as swiftly and as smoothly as you do.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /airlines/cathay_pacific/cx_intro.html   (429 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific to offer early retirement - Boston.com
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., Hong Kong's leading carrier, is offering early retirement to 1,600 of its cabin crew to offset surging fuel prices and operating costs.
Cathay Pacific reported earlier that its 2005 net profit fell 25 percent to HK$3.3 billion ($426 million), down from HK$4.42 billion in 2004, as surging jet fuel prices offset strong growth in passenger demand.
Cathay Pacific employs about 11,000 Hong Kong-based staff, 6,800 of whom are cabin crew.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2006/05/04/cathay_pacific_to_offer_early_retirement   (206 words)

  
 NOVELL CUSTOMER SHOWCASE: Cathay Pacific   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Cathay Pacific operates in more than 150 locations worldwide with a centralized IT staff based in Hong Kong.
Cathay Pacific needed a secure identity management solution to work across its distributed, cross-platform environment.
Cathay Pacific implemented a Novell identity and access management solution that provides a solid foundation to manage digital identities, while offering the scalability to grow its business.
www.novell.com /success/cathay_pacific.html   (838 words)

  
 CNN.com - Bumper profit for Cathay Pacific - Mar. 5, 2003
Cathay's relatively upbeat forecast contrasted with Asia-Pacific peer Qantas Airways Ltd, which last month reported record six-month results, but announced it planned to cut flights due to a possible travel slump in the wake of a war in Iraq.
Cathay stock rose 6.5 percent in 2002, outperforming an 18.2 percent drop in the Hang Seng Index and a 7.3 percent fall in Singapore Airlines.
Cathay's earnings will help lift financial results of parent Swire Pacific Ltd, the property-to-aviation conglomerate which is due to report on Thursday.
www.cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/asia/03/05/hongkong.cathay.reut   (697 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific Airways to expand A330 fleet
Cathay Pacific Airways is to further expand its Airbus widebody fleet, with a firm order for an additional three A330-300s.
Cathay Pacific was the first airline in the world to have established a mixed A330/340 fleet operation, fully exploiting the unique common design concept pioneered by Airbus.
Cathay Pacific's selection of the A330 further reinforces the success of the A330/A340 Family as the preferred choice of airlines worldwide in the medium to long-range segment, with over 700 total orders from 60 customers at the end of March.
www.airbus.com /en/presscentre/pressreleases/pressreleases_items/04_26_02_CathayPacific.html   (502 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific to Buy Out Dragon Airlines, Cathay Pacific Reaches $1.05 Billion Deal to Buy Out Hong Kong Dragon ...
Cathay Pacific said in a published notice it would pay Dragon Airlines shareholders HK$820 million ($105.6 million) in cash, with the rest of the acquisition funded by new Cathay shares.
Cathay also said it would pay HK$4.7 billion ($605.5 million) to increase its stake in Air China by another 10 percent, for a 20 percent stake.
Cathay said that Dragonair, as the company is known, will keep its own brand for six years as part of the deal.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/06/09/ap/business/mainD8I4EJ801.shtml   (664 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific took advantage of the Unisys AIRCARE program -- part of Unisys e-@ction Transportation Solutions -- to implement a cost-effective e-ticketing system that would improve customer service and eliminate the inefficiencies of issuing, collecting and retaining paper tickets.
Unisys and Cathay Pacific team members worked hand in glove to help the airline become one of the first to launch e-ticketing internationally.
Pictured are Grant Crampton, Bonnie Lam (Cathay Pacific), Colin Fleming, Richard Mak (Cathay Pacific), Simon Ng (Cathay Pacific), Gary Lau (Cathay Pacific), Suryanarayan Chavali and Robert McFadden.
www.unisys.com /annual/annual1999/helping_clients/cathay.asp   (311 words)

  
 Citrix Systems » Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways is a leading international airline that offers scheduled passenger and cargo services to 80 destinations worldwide.
Cathay Pacific is renowned for its award winning “Service Straight From The Heart” both on the ground and in the air.
Cathay Pacific’s corporate IT direction is to deliver all of its applications over the browser to provide easy access and cut deployment time.
www.citrix.com /site/aboutCitrix/caseStudies/caseStudy.asp?storyID=11527   (792 words)

  
 LancasterOnline.com: Cathay Pacific to Buy Out Dragon Airlines
Cathay said it would pay 8.22 billion Hong Kong dollars ($1.05 billion) for the rest of Hong Kong Dragon Airlines in a deal that would end two years of complex negotiations that involved five key players in the Hong Kong-China aviation industry.
Cathay Pacific said it would pay Dragon Airlines shareholders 820 million Hong Kong dollars ($105.6 million) in cash, with the rest of the acquisition price paid in new Cathay shares.
Cathay also said it would pay 4.7 billion Hong Kong dollars ($605.5 million) to increase its stake in Air China, one of China's biggest brands, by another 10 percent to a 20 percent total, a rare level of ownership for a non-mainland Chinese company.
ap.lancasteronline.com /4/cathay_pacific_dragonair   (586 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific Deal Is Seen to Gain Control of Dragonair - New York Times
Cathay Pacific plans to conclude a complex transaction this week in which it will acquire most or all of the four-fifths of the Hong Kong- based Dragonair it does not already own, according to the people close to the talks, who insisted that anonymity was necessary to avoid disrupting the carefully drawn arrangement.
Trading in Cathay Pacific and its biggest shareholder, Swire Pacific of Britain, was suspended Monday after a report in a Hong Kong newspaper, The Standard, that a deal was imminent.
Cathay is the world's seventh-largest airline in terms of the number of international passengers carried.
www.nytimes.com /2006/06/06/business/worldbusiness/06cathay.html?ex=1307246400&en=13cf6b26435b9bc5&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (840 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific launches holiday packages | Cathay Pacific   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
With Cathay Pacific's Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific Holidays for 2005, passengers from the UAE and Oman have plenty of choice.
Cathay Pacific's Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific Holidays are for a minimum of a three-night stay and include hotel, daily breakfast, transfers and tour options.
Furthermore, with Cathay Pacific's Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific Holidays passengers have options to stop over at Mumbai to visit family or do business on their way to their preferred destinations or on their way back to Dubai.
www.ameinfo.com /59462.html   (642 words)

  
 ebookers : Cathay Pacific Airlines, Cathay Pacific airways, Cathay Pacific flights, Cathay Pacific flight tickets, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Cathay Pacific flies to over 90 destinations in 33 countries and territories worldwide.
"Cathay Pacific is a founder member of the oneworld alliance There are eight member airlines and with this alliance you have a combined network of 600 destinations".
The air holidays and flights shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority, except when tickets for scheduled flights are sent to you within 24 hours of payment being accepted.
www.ebookers.com /flights/special_offers/cathay_pacific_special.html   (134 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Business | Cathay Pacific buying Dragonair
Cathay, which currently has just two passenger routes to China - Beijing and Xiamen - will now be able to add Dragonair's 23 Chinese destinations.
Cathay is to pay HK$4.07bn to double its stake in Air China to 20%.
Cathay and Air China are also to set up a new jointly owned cargo airline based in Shanghai, to be 51% owned by Air China and 49% by Cathay.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/2/hi/business/5062646.stm   (321 words)

  
 Luchtzak Aviation - Cathay Pacific news, latest Cathay Pacific news headlines, stories and articles
Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated a significant milestone in its 60-year history - and continued expansion - when it took delivery of its 100th aircraft, an Airbus A330-300, at the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse, France.
Cathay Pacific Airways is to add Stockholm and Toronto to its freighter network, strengthening Hong Kong’s position as a global logistics hub.
Cathay Pacific Airways is to further expand its world cargo network with a new twice weekly freighter service linking Hong Kong to the fast-growing Indian cities of Mumbai (Bombay) and, for the first time, Chennai (Madras).
www.luchtzak.be /article-topic-60.html   (2424 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific takes over Dragonair
Cathay Pacific currently operates just two passenger routes between Hong Kong and the mainland.
Cathay Pacific and Air China also said they planned to set up a joint cargo airline based in Shanghai.
Cathay, which already held a 17.8 per cent stake in Dragonair, is buying the shares that it does not own from its own parent, Swire Pacific, as well as CITIC Pacific and China National Aviation (CNAC) for HK$820 million (US$105.6 million) in cash and the remainder in new shares.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /china/2006-06/10/content_613555.htm   (650 words)

  
 oneworld - Cathay Pacific
Established in 1946, Cathay Pacific's major shareholders are Hong Kong conglomerate Swire Pacific Group (with a 40 per cent stake), Beijing-based CITIC Pacific (holding 17.5 per cent, Air China (10 per cent) and China National Aviation Co Ltd (7.5 per cent).
Cathay Pacific prides itself at being at the forefront of harnessing IT to improve customer service.
We cordially invite oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members are invited to enjoy the comfort and hospitality of Cathay Pacific's lounges.
www.oneworld.com /ow/member-airlines/cathay-pacific   (393 words)

  
 Air China eyeing Cathay Pacific: report - Breaking News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Swire has a 45 per cent stake in Cathay Pacific and a 10 per cent stake in Air China.
But a deal would be a boon for Cathay, which only won the right to fly to China a couple of years ago after an absence of more than 10 years.
Cathay resumed passenger services to Beijing in December 2003 after a 13-year hiatus in the mainland, and it now operates daily services to the capital.
www.smh.com.au - !http: //www.smh.com.au/news/Business/Air-China-eyeing-Cathay-Pacific-reports/2005/03/16/1110913648526.html   (376 words)

  
 Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific has teamed-up with priceline to provide the lowest fares for the most Cathay Pacific customers.
Cathay Pacific Airlines entered the airline business in 1946 firmly dedicated to providing fast and reliable service throughout the West Indies and the world.
Cathay Pacific serves 43 destinations throughout the Asia, North America and Europe with the major Cathay Pacific hub in Hong Kong.
airlines.priceline.com /airlines/cathay-pacific.html   (186 words)

  
 CNN.com - Cathay: No plans to ground fleet - Apr. 13, 2003
Cathay Pacific has responded to media reports that it is considering grounding its fleet from next month, saying it has no plans to cease operations.
Cathay issued a statement on Saturday stating that the company has no plans to stop passenger flights.
Cathay Pacific spokeswoman Rosita Ng told CNN the comments and forecasts were Rhodes' interpretations of a briefing conducted by chief executive David Turnbull.
edition.cnn.com /2003/HEALTH/04/13/sars.asia/index.html   (771 words)

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