Cathay Pacific News Stories

Cathay CEO Hogg Resigns as Airline Limits Brand Damage

August 16, 2019

Cathay Pacific’s chief executive and chief commercial officer have resigned as the Hong Kong airline attempts to extricate itself from the controversy over its attitude to staff taking part in city-wide democracy protests.

Hong Kong Airport Reopens, Flights Returning to Normal

August 14, 2019

Hong Kong airport reopened on Wednesday afternoon after another day of protests forced the airport authority to stop flights again.

Hong Kong Airport Open, But Flight Disruptions Continue

August 13, 2019

Hong Kong Airport reopened on Tuesday after the airport authority cancelled all flights from Monday afternoon, due to the city-wide citizen protests.

Cathay Pacific To Buy HK Express For US$628 million

March 27, 2019

Cathay Pacific has agreed to buy low cost carrier Hong Kong Express Airways from China's HNA Group in a HKD$4.93 billion (USD$628 million) deal.

Amsterdam Schiphol Trials Facial Recognition For Boarding

February 19, 2019

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flights departing Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport can now take part in a facial recognition trial designed to simplify the journey from check-in to boarding gate.

Cathay Pacific Joins easyJet’s Connections Service

January 23, 2019

Cathay Pacific is the latest airline to join easyJet’s international connections service.

Cathay Confirms $675 Business Class Pricing Error

January 2, 2019

Cathay Pacific admitted a flight pricing error on its website that offered premium class tickets on some flights at economy rates and confirmed it would stand by the price.

​Cathay Pacific Data Breach Affects 9.4 Million

October 25, 2018

Cathay Pacific Airways has suffered a serious data breach with passenger information of up to 9.4 million people accessed.

Cathay Pacific, Qantas Announce Codeshare Deal

September 21, 2018

Cathay Pacific and Qantas will start code-sharing on flights between Asia and Australia starting next month.

Cathay Pacific Gifts First 777 To Museum

September 18, 2018

Cathay Pacific will donate the first ever Boeing 777 to an air museum in the US after its retirement from commercial service.