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Cathay strengthens Hong Kong as air cargo hub with Airbus A350F freighters order

Cathay Cargo has placed an initial firm order with Airbus for six A350F freighter aircraft and has secured the right to acquire 20 more aircraft, taking another important step towards achieving its vision of becoming the world’ most customer-centric air cargo service brand. This order to be delivered commencing from 2027 will help further strengthen Hong Kong’s stat...

Cathay Group orders 32 A320neo family aircraft

Cathay Group announced the purchase of an additional 32 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft as it continues to invest in expanding and modernising its fleet. The agreement doubles the Cathay Group’s total orders for the A320neo Family to 64, of which 13 have already been delivered. The 32 additional aircraft will comprise both the A321neo and A320neo which will join the fleets of Cathay Paci...

Cathay Group continues to invest in Hong Kong international aviation hub with intention to purchase up to 32 new single-aisle Airbus aircraft

Cathay Group announces its intention to purchase up to 32 Airbus A321neo and A320neo aircraft as it continues to invest in expanding and modernising its fleet, and growing flight connectivity at the Hong Kong international aviation hub. This will bring the Group’s new aircraft deliveries to up to more than 70. These aircraft are expected to be delivered by 2029, and will join the fleets...

Cathay Pacific completes its first overseas refuel of Sustainable Aviation Fuel on commercial flights

Cathay Pacific continues to make progress towards achieving its goal of using Sustainable Aviation Fuel for 10% of its total fuel use by 2030 by uplifting SAF onto its commercial flights for the very first time outside its Hong Kong hub. Blended and supplied by ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, this batch of SAF was refuelled at Singapore Changi Airport onto four Cathay Pacific cargo flights &...

Cathay celebrates longstanding youth development efforts in Hong Kong with students and mentors on latest Community Flight

Cathay continued its longstanding commitment to supporting youth development in Hong Kong with the successful return of its popular Cathay Community Flight. The flight – the eighth to be operated by the airline since 2007 – saw about 170 students and mentors enjoy a 90-minute flight in the skies above Hong Kong onboard a state-of-the-art Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The Cathay Commu...

Cathay Pacific elevated First class service is back

As Cathay Pacific continues to add more flights and more destinations for its customers, the airline’s elevated First class service is also making its much-anticipated return, initially on select flights to and from London Heathrow followed by Paris and Tokyo (Haneda) over the coming months. Since 5 and 6 December, customers can now travel First class with Cathay Pacific on the airline&...

Cathay continues to innovate with the 5th Annual Cathay Hackathon

The Cathay Hackathon 2022 was held successfully this past weekend, with 80 tech-savvy young innovators gathering at Cathay City for 24 hours to join forces and develop creative solutions designed to enhance customers’ travel experience, elevate their lifestyle, and promote sustainability.  Cathay’s annual signature tech event attracted more than 500 applicants from local universit...

Cathay Pacific to purchase 38 million US gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Aemetis

Cathay Pacific signed an offtake agreement with Aemetis for the supply of 38 million US gallons of blended Sustainable Aviation Fuel to be delivered over seven years beginning in 2025 from San Francisco International Airport. The SAF purchased can reduce more than 80,000 tonnes of lifecycle carbon emissions, equivalent to the amount of carbon sequestered by more than 1.3 million tree see...