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First for Freshness: Cathay Pacific receives CEIV certification

Cathay Pacific has become the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) globally-recognised accreditation for perishable product handling. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders and regulators, IATA created the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) with the aim of helping organisations involved in the air cargo supply […]

New ‘Hong Kong Flavours’ dining series across all cabin classes at Cathay Pacific

Wok-fried lobster in broth with crispy and steamed rice, fish ball and fish cake flat rice noodle soup and soy-braised chicken with Chinese sausage on steamed jasmine rice are among a series of authentic Cantonese dishes that Cathay Pacific customers are now enjoying inflight as part of the airline’s new ‘Hong Kong Flavours’ dining concept. […]

Cathay Pacific & Boeing to donate world’s 1st 777 to aviation museum

B-HNL expected to fly into retirement on 18 September from Hong Kong Cathay Pacific and Boeing announced today that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic 777-200 airplane (line number WA001 and registered […]

Cathay Pacific successfully concludes trials for next-generation track and trace

Airline has been working with Unilode Aviation Solutions and OnAsset Intelligence to enable end-to-end shipment tracking with real-time information Cathay Pacific has undertaken a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons in the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, the airline’s cargo hub in Hong Kong. The trial, in harness with Unilode Aviation Solutions and […]

Chinese airlines open hunting season for Cathay pilots

Chinese airlines are reported luring pilots from financially pressured Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific, at the backdrop of a possible reshuffle of alliances. As the industry is facing a shortage of experienced pilots, recruiters are reportedly going to Hong Kong to hunt for Cathay pilots on behalf of Chinese carriers. March 2017, Cathay Pacific reported a […]

Qatar Airways buys 9.61% share in Cathay Pacific

Kingboard Chemical announced selling a 9.61% share in Cathay Pacific Airways to Qatar Airways, making the latter the third-biggest stakeholder in Hong Kong’s flag carrier. This is also the first Middle Eastern investment into an East Asian airline. Kingboard Chemical announced the agreement of selling 9.61% of the total issued share capital of Cathay Pacific […]