Tag: Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 Encounters Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Auckland (New Zealand) to Hong Kong (China), encountered bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Auckland’s runway 23L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received a number of bird strikes. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb but stopped […]

Cathay Pacific Data Breach: 9.4 Million Passengers Affected

Reading Time: 1 minute Cathay Pacific has revealed it has discovered unauthorised access to some of its information system containing passenger data of up to 9.4 million people.   According to the airline, 860,000 passport numbers, about 245,000 Hong Kong identity card numbers, 403 expired credit card numbers and 27 credit card numbers with no card verification value (CVV) […]

Boeing and Cathay Pacific Donates World’s 1st 777 to Aviation Museum

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Cathay Pacific announced 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 airplane flew from Cathay Pacific’s home airport in Hong Kong to Tucson, Arizona on September 18. The jet will be […]

Cathay Pacific Becomes Second Operator of the A350-1000 Widebody

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cathay Pacific Airways has become the second airline to operate the A350-1000, the world’s newest long-range widebody airliner. The airline took delivery of the aircraft at a special event in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 20 A350-1000s ordered by Cathay Pacific and will join the carrier’s growing fleet of A350 XWB aircraft, […]

Qatar Airways to Buy Stake in Cathay Pacific

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has announced it is taking an almostQatar Airways 10% stake in Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways. The agreement, which Qatar Airways said it expects to complete Nov. 6, means the Gulf carrier will hold a 9.6% stake in Cathay at a value of about $600 million. Cathay and Qatar are both members of […]

Cathay Pacific Places $1.0 Billion CFM LEAP-1A Engine Order

Reading Time: 1 minute The Cathay Pacific Group and CFM International have finalized an order for the advanced LEAP-1A engine to power the Group’s 32 new Airbus A321neo aircraft. The engine order is valued at nearly US$1 billion at list price, with delivery scheduled from 2020. The aircraft will be operated by Cathay Dragon, the regional carrier of the […]

Cathay Pacific Finalises Order For 32 A321neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Cathay Pacific Airways has finalised an order with Airbus for 32 A321neo single-aisle aircraft. The aircraft will be operated by Cathay Dragon, the regional carrier of the Group, on services linking its Hong Kong home base with destinations across Asia. The purchase agreement firms up an MOU announced last month. The new A321neo aircraft will […]

Cathay Pacific Urges Pilots Pay Freeze After Poor 1H Results

Reading Time: 1 minute Cathay Pacific is looking to cut staff costs by 10% following a poor first half performance, and is asking pilots to accept a pay freeze, reports the South China Morning Post. The news site has seen an internal memo which shows of 2016’s staff costs of HKD19.7 billion (USD2.5 billion), half was attributable to pilots […]

Cathay Pacific Group Signs MOU For 32 A321neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Cathay Pacific Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for 32 A321neo single-aisle aircraft. The aircraft will be operated by Cathay Dragon, the regional carrier of the Group, on services linking its Hong Kong home base with destinations across Asia. The new A321neo aircraft will replace and modernise Cathay Dragon’s current in-service […]

Lufthansa Group and Cathay Pacific to Codeshare

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cathay Pacific Airways, the Hong Kong–based airline, and the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s leading airline group, will offer their passengers selected flights under their partner’s flight number in future (code-sharing). For Lufthansa Group customers, this will significantly improve the connections available from Hong Kong towards Australia and New Zealand.  A corresponding agreement was signed by Ivan […]