Cathay gets its priorities in order

Cathay Pacific Cargo is introducing a suite of tiered Priority options, in order to provide greater choice and better-defined service options to customers. The Priority solution offers three service tiers – First (PR1), Essential Plus (PR2) and Essential (PR3). The First (PR1) and Essential Plus (PR2) service tiers have also been extended and are now applicable to all types of shipments requiring special handling, including but not limited to Pharma ... [+]

Cathay launches Click & Ship for cargo

Cathay Pacific Cargo is launching a new Click & Ship digital booking platform progressively across its network. Customers can view prices and capacity, and book cargo with instant confirmation in just three steps through an intuitive booking interface. Director of cargo Tom Owen said that over the past 20 years, the ... [+]

Cathay joins India relief effort

Cathay Pacific Cargo is flying relief shipments to India. Although passenger flights have been suspended between Hong Kong and India, in the past few weeks the carrier has been operating freighters and cargo-only passenger flights, delivering more than 100 tonnes to date of supplies to some of India’s major centres. [+]

Cathay carries out One Record pilot

Cathay Pacific Cargo says it has carried out a successful pilot of IATA’s ONE Record that creates a single[1] view of shipments that can be shared by all stakeholders. The scheme aims to create end-to-end transparency of consignments as they pass through multiple links in the chain from shipper to ... [+]

Cathay passes the 15m vaccine point

Cathay Pacific Cargo has flown 15 million Covid-19 vaccines around the world. As well as those imported for use in Cathay Pacific’s home hub of Hong Kong, the figure includes supplies to countries including Mexico, Malaysia and Indonesia. Most of the vaccine delivery flights have been to online ports, but ... [+]

Cathay Pacific offers vaccine solution

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Cargo has developed a solution specifically to distribute Covid-19 vaccines, based on its Ultra Track track-and-trace system. Ultra Track monitors information including temperature, GPS location, and humidity, using low-energy Bluetooth readers and gives shippers and forwarders near real time visibility to ensure that vaccines remain ... [+]

Cathay to restart Hong Kong flights

Cathay Pacific is to restart flights from Hong Kong to London Heathrow in January on selected days from the 12th of the month. While all flights departing from the UK to Hong Kong will continue to be suspended for passengers until 25 January in line with the Hong Kong Government’s ... [+]

Cathay tests Bluetooth beacons

Cathay Pacific and Unilode say they have successfully concluded a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons at the airline's cargo hub in Hong Kong. The two partners, together with OnAsset Intelligence, focused on the practicality of using these wireless devices in the multi-storey, concrete surroundings of the cargo ... [+]

Qatar takes Cathay stake

Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.61% stake in Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways. The Middle Eastern carrier already has a 20% share in IAG, parent company of British Airways and Iberia parent and a 10% investment in South America’s LATAM Airlines, although it abandoned a plan to take ... [+]

Cathay gains pharma cert

Cathay Pacific has become the first airline in Hong Kong to be awarded IATA CEIV Pharma Certification, a globally-recognised pharmaceutical product handling accreditation. The certification underlines the carrier’s capabilities in the treatment and transportation of high-value, time-sensitive and temperature-controlled pharmaceutical products with speed, consistency and efficiency. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders ... [+]

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