Cathay Pacific

Cathay Completes HK Express Acquisition

The Cathay Pacific Group has completed its acquisition of Hong Kong Express Airways (HK Express). In a statement the Hong Kong-based carrier said HK Express is now a wholly owned subsidiary but will continue to operate as a standalone low-cost

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Cathay Pacific to Buy HK Express

Cathay Pacific Airways has agreed terms to purchase budget carrier HK Express (HKE) from Chinese conglomerate HNA Group. The details were contained within a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on March 27, which reveals that Cathay will pay

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Airliner World: Sep 2018 Preview

The September issue of Airliner World is on sale now! This month we shine the spotlight on Air Canada, which has weathered many storms in its long history, but today it is financially stronger and can compete successfully in the

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Cathay Pacific Takes the Stretch

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific took delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000 in a ceremony at the manufacturer’s Toulouse delivery centre. The jet, B-LXA (c/n 118), was delivered to the carrier’s home-base at Chek Lap Kok International Airport on June 20

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Air Astana Looks East

Air Astana has extended its reach in Asia after signing a new codeshare partnership with Cathay Pacific.  The deal, which came into force on March 15, sees the two flag carriers co-operating on the Kazakh airline’s thrice-weekly service between Almaty

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Airbus Upgrade for Cathay Dragon

Cathay Pacific Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 32 Airbus A321neos.  The 240-seat, single-aisle jets, which be operated by the Hong Kong-based firm’s regional subsidiary Cathay Dragon, are expected to upgrade and replace 23 A320 Family aircraft

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Airbus Pioneers Biofuel Deliveries

Airbus has become the first manufacturer to power delivery flights with biofuel.  The arrangement, which is now available to all customers as an option, was pioneered in partnership with Cathay Pacific and has been under trial since the carrier recieved

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Cathay Pacific Recycles

Cathay Pacific is embarking on its largest recycling project to date, the dismantling of recently retired Airbus A340-313, B-HXA (c/n 136). James Tong, Cathay Pacific’s Director Corporate Affairs said: “We take our responsibility to the environment seriously.  Through working with

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